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undefinedDownload the WWWforEurope Synthesis Report Part I

undefinedDownload the WWWforEurope Synthesis Report Part II

 

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Franz Fischler (former EU Commissioner, European Forum Alpbach) (click to enlarge) © WIFO


Monica Frassoni (European Green party) (click to enlarge) © WIFO


Participants of the Policy Panel Discussion - Anton Hemerijck (VU University Amsterdam), Karl Aiginger (WIFO), Kurt Bayer (former executive director of the World Bank, WWWforEurope policy board member), Adam Posen (Peterson Institute for International Economics) (click to enlarge) © WIFO


Hans Pitlik (WIFO) (click to enlarge) © WIFO


Karmenu Vella (European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries) (click to enlarge) © WIFO

WWWforEurope Final Conference

 

WWWforEurope: Final Conference

 

Brussels, Belgium, February 25th, 2016

Hotel Silken Berlaymont, Boulevard Charlemagne 11, Brussels

 

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Programme Overview


 

10:00 Registration

 

10:30 Welcoming Addresses/Keynotes

Karl Aiginger, Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Coordinator of WWWforEurope

Peter Dröll, DG RTD, European Commission

Domenico Rossetti di Valdalbero, Principal Administrator, DG Research and Innovation, EC

Kenneth Joseph Arrow, Stanford University, Member of the Scientific Board for the WWWforEurope project (video message)

 

11:20 Session 1: Summary of Main Results of the Project

Karl Aiginger, Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Coordinator of WWWforEurope

 

11:45 Coffee Break

 

12:00 Session 2: How to Combine Environmental Concerns with Dynamics and Innovation

Reinhilde Veugelers, KU Leuven, Bruegel

 

12:25 Session 3: Social Investment

Thomas Leoni, Austrian Institute of Economic Research

 

12:50 Session 4: Reform Resistance and Reform Strategies

Friedrich Heinemann, ZEW Mannheim

 

13:15 Lunch Break

 

14:00 Session 5: The Regional Dimension of Socio-Ecological Transition

Thomas Sauer, University of Applied Sciences Jena

 

14:25 Session 6: Socio-Ecological Transition in a Historical Perspective

Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Alpen Adria University, Klagenfurt

 

14:50 Coffee Break

 

15:10 Session 7: Wrap-Up

Franz Fischler, President of European Forum Alpbach, former EU Commissioner

Monica Frassoni, Co-Chair of the European Green Party

 

15:40 Policy Panel Discussion

  • Chair: Kurt Bayer, Economist, former Executive Director at the Worldbank
  • Karl Aiginger, Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Coordinator of WWWforEurope
  • Anton Hemerijck, VU University Amsterdam
  • Adam Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics

 

16:40 Results of Opinion Survey

Hans Pitlik, Austrian Institute of Economic Research

 

16:55 Closing Remarks

Karmenu Vella, European Comissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

 

Please note that the programme is subject to changes.