Tuesday April 2, 2019

11:00 Welcome: Søren Toft

  • Program Introduction

11:15 Presentation of “Brexit and Ireland - Why is it so difficult?”

  • w/Tony Connelly, European editor and author of the bestseller:
    Brexit & Ireland, Penguin Press 2019. RTE News / Irish TV & Radio

12:30 Lunch: Restaurant Il Pasticcio

14:00 Presentation of “Denmark in Europe - after Brexit” by Ambassador Per Fabricius Andersen, Denmark's Permanent Representative at the EU

  • Denmark’s position in the EU - after Brexit
  • Central reforms in the upcoming period of 2020-2025
  • The interaction between the “Reppen,” the Council, the Commission and the EP.

15:00 “EU budget - after Brexit” w/Budgetattché, Denmark's Permanent EU representative

  • Central budget reforms in the upcoming period of 2020-2025
  • Denmark's EU contribution and subsidy, according to Brexit
  • The interaction between the “Reppen,” the Council, the Commission and the EP.

16:00 “EU Foreign and Security Policy 2020 - 2025” w/foreign affairs, Denmark’s Permanent Representative at the EU.

  • The EU agenda
  • Work in the Council of Ministers

18:30 - 22:00 “European Industrial Policy: What industrial strategy is needed to meet the global
challenges impacting Europe and Europeans? ‘European Champions’?” Debate by Margrethe Vestager

(Food & beverages, 20:30 - 21:00)
Res Publica Europe is a platform for EU debate - without party politics affiliation.

Accommodation at Hotel Stanhope


Wednesday April 3, 2019

09:00 European Commission - Meet at Reception

09:30 Commission Tax Policy - with a focus on EU proposals for digital tax

  • w/ David Boublil, Member of EU Commissioner Pierre Moscivici's Cabinet, responsible for, among other things, international tax negotiations including the OECD (in English)

11:00 Commission Competition Policy - Focusing on Digital Giants

  • w/Kabinetchef Ditte Juul-Jørgensen, Margrethe Vestager’s Cabinet

11:45 Commission Trade Policy - Focusing on Transatlantic Relations

  • w/chief adviser Christian Burgsmüller - member of EU Commissioner Cecilia Malmström’s cabinet.

12:30 Lunch: EU Commission

13:00 European Parliament
Meeting with MEPs:

  • “A fair tax policy in EU - Challenges and Solutions” w/ MEP Jeppe Kofod, Social Democrats

15:00 European Council

EU political priorities in 2020-2025 by Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen,
Secretary-General, European Council.

  • European Council
  • Denmark's position in the EU - after Brexit

16:30 Bruxelles-pressen's work v. European editor Thomas Lauritzen - Altinget

  • Function of the axle press

17.30 - 18.00 End and departure to Brussels airport, Zaventem.

Return to Copenhagen


Schedule subject to change