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30 November 2015

Farsons Brewery Mdina Road,

Mriehel BKR 3000, Malta

 

14.15

Registration & Coffee

14.30

Welcome Address:

  • Anton Borg, President, The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry
  • Jacek Krawczyk, President, EESC Employers' Group

14.45

EU Funding as an Instrument for Industry

  • The Hon Dr Ian Borg, Parliamentary Secretary for the EU Presidency 2017 and EU Funds

An Industrial Policy for Malta – Are we Getting Right?

  • Norman Aquilina, Chairman, Manufacturers and Other Industries Economic Group, Malta Chamber of Commerce

EU industrial Renaissance?

  • Ulla Sirkeinen, Rapporteur of the opinion on "EU Industrial Renaissance", former Member of the EESC

Industrial Policy – One size fits all?

  • Domenico Lombardi, Policy Officer, European Semester and Member States Competitiveness, DG GROW, European Commission

15.30

Questions & Answers

  • Moderator:  Stefano Mallia, Vice-President, EESC Employers' Group

16.00

Coffee Break

16.15

Panel Discussion – Overcoming Regional Challenges in Manufacturing

  • Domenico Lombardi, Policy Officer, European Semester and Member States Competitiveness, DG GROW
  • Mario Vella, Chairman of the Board of directors, Malta Enterprise
  • Matthias Fauser, CEO, Playmobil Malta
  • Sergio Vella, Vice-President  Manufacturing Operations- Western Europe, Actavis 

 

Questions & Answers     

  • Moderator:  Stefano Mallia, Vice-President, EESC Employers' Group

17.30

Closing Speech

  • The Hon Mr Louis Grech, Deputy Prime Minister