Thursday 28 June 2018 - 11:00-12:30 room:Netherlands III

During this panel industriAll Europe, the European Commisison and the European Economic and Social Committee will present their views on the future of manufacturing in Europe. They will try to provide answers to the many challenges industry has to confront today. How will the megatrends of today shape the future of Europe’s industry? How to make use of the current recovery to re-establish lost manufacturing capabilities? How to support the evolution towards a low-carbon economy?  How to  create a global level-playing field? What is the added value of European industrial policy ? How to make economic and technological disruptions more gradual from a social perspective?

  • Elspeth Hathaway, industriAll Europe
  • Gonçalo Lobo Xavier, Economic and Social Council - PPP
  • Mark Nicklas, European Commission, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Moderator : Fin Krogh Jörgensen, IDA, the Danish Association for Engineers