The annual gathering of European regions and cities starts today 9 October at 14:30 in Brussels.

Our EPP Group Members will attend several workshops as speakers:

 

10/10/2017 – Day 2:

 

  • Brigitta Sacredus

 

European cities – providing leadership for health and well-being – 10B64

Theme: Regions and Cities as change agents

Organiser: Committee of the Regions – NAT Commission

09:00 – 10:45 – Committee of the Regions, Van Maerlant, Room 2

 

  • Manuel Pleguezuelo

 

Integrated investment for regional growth – 10C15

Theme: Sharing knowledge to deliver results

Organiser: Regions integrating investment for growth

11:15 – 13:00 – Permanent Representation of Spain to the EU

 

  • Ivan Zagar

 

Towards resilient, sustainable and resource-efficient cities and regions – 10C16

Theme: Sharing knowledge to deliver results

Organiser: Resilient cities and regions network

11:15 – 13:00 – Permanent Representation of Slovenia

 

11/10/2017 – Day 3:

 

  • Csaba Borboly, Laszlo Majthenyi, Alin-Adrian Nica

 

Go local! – Best practices on sustainable food policy at local level – 11A65

Theme: Building resilient Regions and Cities

Organiser: Harghita County Council

09:00 – 10:45 – Committee of the Regions, Jacques Delors, Room 52

 

  • Markku Markkula

 

Universities as agents of change in regions and cities – 11B103

Theme: Regions and Cities as change agents

Organiser: European Commission – DG JRC

14:30 – 17:00 – European Commission, Centre Borschette, Room 1C

 

  • Olgierd Geblewicz, Michael Schneider

 

Cohesion Policy and Europe’s Strategic Investments – 11B108

Theme: Regions and Cities as change agents

Organiser: Committee of the Regions – European People’s Party Group

14:30 – 17:00 – Committee of the Regions, Jacques Delors, Room 51

 

  • Cor Lamers

 

Integration in medium-sized cities: big enough to cope, small enough to care – 11B90

Theme: Regions and Cities as change agents

Organiser: City of Schiedam with Eurotowns

11:15 – 13:00 – Committee of the Regions, Jacques Delors, Room 51

 

  • Cor Lamers

 

Cities in transition — improving urban air qualit. Launch of the EEA’s Air Quality in Europe 2017 report. – 11B111

Theme: Regions and Cities as change agents

Organiser: Committee of the Regions – ENVE Commission & European Commission – DG ENV & European Environment Agency

14:30 – 17:00 – Committee of the Regions, Van Maerlant, Room 3

 

 

  • Arno Kompastcher, Harald Sonderegger

 

What role for EUSALP in future? Debate 1 – What role for EUSALP’S Regions and Cities as change agents for the future?

Debate 2 – What has EUSALP delivered until now for the citizens? – 11B56

Theme: Regions and Cities as change agents

Organiser: EUSALP shaping the future of the alpine region

09:00 – 13:00 – Representation of the European Region Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino

 

  • Adam Jarubas

 

Creating new growth dynamics in Europe – achievements of the Catching-up Regions Initiative – 11C71

Theme: Sharing knowledge to deliver results

Organiser: European Commission – DG REGIO

11:15 – 13:00 – European Commission, Centre Borschette, Room 0A

 

  • Arno Kompatscher

 

Regions and cities: pioneers in creating more sustainable food systems – 11C87

Theme: Sharing knowledge to deliver results

Organiser: Committee of the Regions – NAT Commission

11:15 – 13:00 – Committee of the Regions, Jacques Delors, Room 63

 

  • Guido Wolf

 

Europe in a nutshell – experiences with the implementation of cross-border groupings of HEIs – 11C97

Theme: Sharing knowledge to deliver results

Organiser: Cross-border strategies for HEIs

14:30 – 17:00 – Representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the EU

 

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