EU Summit Program

INTRODUCTION

09:00 Welcome and Registration

09:30 PERSPECTIVES (facilitated by Natasha Walker)

           KICK OFF  Elena Arène, Ashoka Belgium

           CITIZEN SECTOR SOLUTIONS FOR MIGRATION QUESTIONS Rainer Höll, Ashoka Europe

9:45  KEYNOTES

          WHERE EU POLICIES ON MIGRATION AND INTEGRATION ARE HEADED Carlos Coelho, Member of the European Parliament

          THE NEXUS BETWEEN SOCIAL POLICY AND MIGRATION  Heather Roy, Secretary General, Eurodiaconia

10:20 MEET THE SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS! 10 Social Entrepreneurs present their initiative in 2 minutes

CITIZEN SECTOR INSPIRATION FOR POLICY MAKING

11:00 COFFEE BREAK AND TRANSITION TO WORKSHOPS

11:15 PARALLEL WORKSHOPS ON TOPICS – FROM THE CITIZEN SECTOR TO POLICY MAKING

See the workshop overview here.

12:45 STANDING LUNCH Get to know other policy experts, foundations, social entrepreneurs, companies and NGOs over lunch

13:30  PANEL PRESENTATION: HOW CITIZEN SECTOR INITIATIVES BECOME POLICY – 3 MODELS

          Daniel Kerber, More Than Shelters

          David Lubell, Welcoming International

          Pedro Calado, High Commissioner for Migration in Portugal

FROM POLICY TO CITIZEN SECTOR

14:30 COFFEE BREAK

15:00 MEET THE SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS PART 2! 10 Social Entrepreneurs present their initiative in 2 minutes

15:30 PARALLEL WORKSHOPS – MAKING POLICIES HAPPEN  (including a coffee break)

See the workshop overview here. 

17:00 CLOSING: WHAT IS THE NEW FRAMEWORK OF CHANGE FOR MIGRATION IN EUROPE? 

           Matthias Oel, Director of DG Migration and Home Affairs, European Commission

          HOW THE CITIZEN SECTOR CAN HELP POLICY

           Thomas Huddleston, Migration Policy Group

           Kenny Clewett, Director of Hello Europe

18:00-19:30  LIGHT FINGER FOOD AND NETWORKING