European Roundtable


Konferenz mit Abgeordneten und Experten aus Europa


Programm (auf Englisch)

Friday, 20 March 2009

Arrival at Wilton Park


West Sussex BN44 3DZ


19.30 Welcome Dinner

Saturday, 21 March 2009

9.00 Opening remarks by Thomas Bernd Stehling, Director

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung London

9.15 The Challenges ahead- The European Agenda in 2009

Introduction:Prof. Dr. Emil Kirchner, Jean Monet Chair, University of Essex, UK

Panel:Timothy Kirkhope MEP, Leader of the Conservatives in the European Parliament

Christian Kremer, Deputy Secretary General, European People’s Party andErik Lorenzen, Chief Adviser to the Prime Minister of Denmark

Chair: Dr. Lykke Friis, Pro Rector, University of Copenhagen

10.30Coffee Break

10.45Session continues

12.00The Swedish EU-Presidency

Introduction: Anna Kinberg Batra MP, Chairman of the Committee on European Affairs, Sweden

Mats Odell MP, Minister for Local Government and Financial Markets, Sweden

Chair:Dr. Julie Smith, Cambridge University, UK


14.30The EU-Baltic Sea Strategy

Introduction: Christopher Beazley MEP, Chairman of the Baltic Intergroup

Professor Dr. Esko Antola, Jean Monet Chair, Centrum Balticum, Finland

Chair: Olof Ehrenkrona, Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden

16.15 Coffee Break

16.30The Economic Crisis and the Trend to Nationalism and Protectionism – New Risks for the European Project?

Introduction: Klaus Welle, Secretary General, European Parliament

Prof. Stephen Haseler, Metropolitan University, London

Chair: Kimmo Sasi MP, Finland

18.00End of session

19.00 Dinner

20.30After Dinner Speech (Library)

The limits of State Intervention in a Market Economy

Dr. Karen Horn, Head of the Berlin Office, Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft

Chair: Greg Hands MP, UK

22 March 2009

09.00 The new US-Administration –Expectations and Perspectives

Introduction: Dr. Günter Krings MP, Germany

Chair: Alan Dukes, Former Leader of Fine Gael

10.45Coffee Break

11.00 The upcoming NATO-Summit and a New Strategy Concept

Introduction: Dr. Ulrich Schlie, Chief of Policy Planning, Federal Ministry of Defence, Germany

Chair:Dr. Elvire Fabry, Director, Fondation pour l’innovation politique, France

12.30End of Session

13.00 Lunch

Departure of participants

Zum Kalender hinzufügen


Wilton Park, England


Thomas Bernd Stehling

Thomas Bernd Stehling bild

Leiter des Auslandsbüros in Spanien

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