MILLENNIAL DIALOGUE ON EUROPE

Date

26 November 2018

Location

Multiple locations in Brussels

PROGRAMME – DAY 1
26TH NOVEMBER 2018 / 17:00 > 19:15
ELSENHOF, AVENUE DE LA COURONNE 12, 1050 BRUSSELS

 

SESSION 1 – JOIN THE MILLENNIAL WORLD CAFE!

17:00 – 17:30  Registration and welcome coffee

17:30 – 17:45  The Millennial Dialogue on Europe

A springboard for youth action to revitalise European democracy!

Zita GURMAI, FEPS VP and President of PES Women

Maria FREITAS, FEPS Policy Advisor

Guillermo TOSCA, Project Assistant Think Young

 

17:45 – 19:00  World Cafe Thematic Discussions

DEMOCRACY & EUROPEAN INTEGRATION
Ariane FONTENELLE, Political Advisor, IEV
Maxim VANDEKERCKHOVE, Europe TOGETHER Ambassador
Celine GUEDES, FEPS Junior Officer
YES representative
Mickel MAGNUS, Think Young

EUROPE’s GLOBAL ROLE: FOREIGN POLICY, MIGRATION & ENVIRONMENT
Anna KALAMATA, Europe TOGETHER Ambassador
Pietro BERTAGGIA, Senior Gvt Relations, BCW
Michelle RAUSCHKOLB, YES VP
Kasper VANPOUCKE, YES VP

SOCIAL EUROPE
David RINALDI
, FEPS Senior Economic Advisor
Francesco CORTI, FEPS YAN
Elisa GAMBARDELLA, YES Chair Future of EU
Yolanda GONZÁLEZ, Think Young
Tereza VAZQUEZ LOPEZ, Europe TOGETHER Ambassador

GENDER EQUALITY & EDUCATION
Laeticia THISSEN, FEPS Policy Advisor
Jeanne PONTE, Founder EP #me2 campaign
Amandine CLAVAUD, Policy Advisor, FJJ
Arianna TRIPODI, Think Young
Mavie WALLNER, Europe TOGETHER Ambassador

FUTURE PRIORITIES & THE NEW EU AGENDA
Justin NOGAREDE, FEPS Digital Policy Advisor
Alexander WHALEN, Director of Policy EMEA, BSA
Celine GEISSMAN, Microsoft Gvt Affairs
David GIL GONCALVES, Europe TOGETHER Ambassador

 

19:00 – 19:15  World Cafe Summaries & Millennial Vote
Moderated by Europe TOGETHER team Utta TUTTLIES & Michael HOPPE
Each world cafe group leader presents the main outcomes of the discussions. All participants vote on the 3 key messages that Millennials will bring in an interactive discussion with First VP of the EC Frans Timmermans the following day.

 

19:15  Go Local dinner party

Millennial photo exhibition (Razza Umana by Oliviero TOSCANI)
It’s all about rock & roll, Millennial friendships, food & drinks! Powered by the S&D Group in the European Parliament, Europe TOGETHER and Territoires de la Memoire.

 

PROGRAMME – DAY 2
 
27TH NOVEMBER 2018 / 09:00 > 13:30
MICROSOFT HQ, RUE MONTOYER 51, 1000 – BRUSSELS

Overall conference moderation by Maria FREITAS, FEPS Policy Advisor
09:00 – 09:15  Registration and welcome coffee

09:15 – 09:20  Welcome by John FRANK, Vice President for EU Government Affairs, Microsoft

09:20 – 09:30  The Future is Now! How can the EU engage Millennials more effectively?
Maria Joao RODRIGUES, FEPS President and Vice President of the S&D Group, EP

SESSION 2 – JOIN THE MILLENNIAL DRAGONS DEN!

09:30 – 10:45  European Millennials take the stage and challenge Europe’s Dragons! The Dragon’s Den method is an interactive debate where the public presents its ideas to the speakers. Everyone is involved. The politicians are expected to directly react to the proposals put forward by Millennials. The audience will
then decide if what was proposed is attractive and should be pursued by them. Inspired by the British/Japanese TV show “Dragon’s Den” such a session provides the opportunity for members of the public to be in the spotlight and to present their ideas to the room about what they believe is important for European political leaders to bring about. If the policy proposal is a good one, it should be invested in. It is FEPS’ way of shaking up the debate!
Anna COLOMBO, Special Advisor for Sustainable Development S&D Group, EP
Marije LAFFEBER, PES Deputy Secretary General
Enrique GUERRERO SALOM, Chair of the Global Progressive Forum, MEP S&D Group, EP
Ania SKRZYPEK, FEPS Senior Research Fellow
Tuulia PITKANEN, Secretary General, Young European Socialists

 

SESSION 3 – A PECHA KUCHA ABOUT MILLENNIALS AND EUROPE!
10:45 – 11:05  Storytelling through the art of photography
Sara CARRER, Senior Director EMEA, Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW)
Andrea GEROSA, Director Founder and Chief Thinker, Think Young
Sophia CHRYSOPOULOU, Senior Manager Government Relations, Coca-Cola
Marc MOSSE, Senior Director EU Government Affairs, Microsoft

11:05 – 11:30  Coffee break

SESSION 4 – A MILLENNIAL FISHBOWL DISCUSSION
11:30 – 12:15 A Frans (frank) interactive fishbowl discussion
Millennials join a fishbowl conversation with First Vice President of the European Commission and present and discuss the 3 main outcomes of the world café.
Frans TIMMERMANS, First Vice President of the European Commission (tbc)

12:15 – 12:20  The Millennial wrap-up of two-intense days of debate!
FEPS Thinks Millennial – an inspiring and incisive wrap-up of the key recommendations of and by young people on how to Youth Up European Politics!
Ernst STETTER, FEPS Secretary General

12:20 – 12:30  Call for Action – Together with Millennials towards the 2019 EU Elections!
Sergei STANISHEV, President of the Party of European Socialists

 

12:30 – 13:30  Networking Lunch & Razza Umana exhibition
It’s all about continuing the Millennial conversation and celebrate diversity! Powered by FEPS and Territoires de La Memoire at the presence of
Oliviero TOSCANI, Photographer

18:30 – 20:00  Millennial photo exhibition, Razza Umana vernissage at the presence of Oliviero TOSCANI
Venue: Monte Paschi Schuman, Avenue d’Auderghem 22-28, 1040 Brussels

 

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