Europe: Avoiding a Second Lost Decade #5BEBC


Fifth Bruges European Business Conference
“Europe: Avoiding a Second Lost Decade”

SAVE-THE-DATE: 27 March 2014, College of Europe, Dijver 9 – 11, Bruges

The College of Europe, in partnership with Deloitte, is pleased to host the fifth Bruges European Business Conference, to be held on Thursday 27 March 2014 at the College’s campus in Bruges. The purpose of the conference is to bring together European political and business leaders to discuss how to avoid another lost decade. The impending elections to the European Parliament and the coming into office of the new Commission necessitate a fresh debate on how to end the current malaise of the European Union. Invited speakers, representing all mainstream political views, will be able to present their vision for the future of the European Union, outline their proposals and debate on how to reignite growth.

Agenda highlights:
The morning will be dedicated to a series of plenary sessions, where prominent political and business personalities will present their ideas to reverse Europe’s current downturn.
The afternoon will be devoted to analysis of business specific issues such as innovation, internal market harmonization and international trade.

Official registrations are not open yet; this is an early announcement to enable you to block your diary now. A formal invitation will be issued in January to allow you to register online. In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions:


To stay updated and receive the invitation to the conference please fill the contact form below.

College of Europe:  Dr David Rinaldi,  +32 50 47 72 25 /
Deloitte: Michael Scanlon,  +32 2 600 60 18 /

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