The role of science in evidence based EU policy making with Professor Rolf Heuer

The High Level Group of Scientific Advisors of the EC Scientific Advice Mechanism provides the Commission with high quality, timely and independent scientific advice on specific policy issues where such advice is critical to the development of Union policies or legislation.

This event is held under Chatham House rule



Priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency in Environment: Water Management, Chemicals, Climate Change and GMOs

During this Industrial Competitiveness Task Force briefing our three speakers from the Bulgarian Permanent Representation, Kalin Iliev, Counsellor, Head of Sector Environment and Waters; Dotchka Vassileva, First Secretary, Chemicals & Water management and Silvia Bakardzhieva, First Secretary, Climate change and GMO will discuss the priorities of their Presidency in environment, chemicals, water management, climate change and GMOs.

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Lunch&Learn on Networking with Nicholas Whyte from APCO

Having good networking skills can go a long way in bringing you a step closer to your career goals, help you build lasting relationship with interesting people, and can even be fun. Nicholas Whyte, Senior Director of Global Solutions in APCO’s Brussels office, will provide you with some tips and tricks to become a great networker during this informal session. Based on his wealth of experience, Mr. Whyte will be able to give participants an overview on the dos and don'ts of networking and how to better develop this skill.



A British Perspective on Health Priorities

At this lunch briefing Matthew Harpur, Health Attache, will lead us through the British perspective on Health priorities. He will take us through the changing perspective of the UK on eHealth, health technology assessments, the European reference network and IP innovation during the Brexit negotiations.

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EU Tax Law

Marcus Scheuren, Administrator at the Secretariat of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, European Parliament will lead us through the latest development in EU Tax Policies and Initiatives, including the European Parliament's role in such files.

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Connect with the EP for Young Professionals

Fee: 350 euro (excl.VAT)The Brussels New Generation is planning a short visit of the European Parliament in Brussels on 25 - 26 January 2018, to develop a better understanding of how the Parliament works, how to work with MEPs and assistants and operate effectively as an interest representative.  


Overview of e-privacy regulation with Birgit Sippel MEP

Birgit Sippel has just been appointed rapporteur on the e-Privacy regulation, taking over from Marju Lauristin. At this event she will provide an overview of where the legislation now stands with the first draft being released in June 2017.She will also cover how she envisions the ePrivacy Regulation working in coordination with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is set to be implemented in May 2018.

This event is held under Chatham House rule