The Implementation of the GDPR

Please note that this is an EU Committee briefing. You will have 20 minutes networking time at the beginning of the event.Christian D’Cunha, Head of the Private Office of Giovanni Buttarelli (European Data Protection Supervisor), will address an EU Committee briefing on the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation. Members states have only a few months until the new GDPR must be recognised in national law. Mr. D’Cunha will lead us through this process and its application to European business.

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Welsh Cyber Trade Mission to Brussels

The Welsh Government, with support from the Department of International Trade, is organising a Welsh Cyber Trade Mission to Brussels.  Throughout the day, there will be several networking opportunities that will allow you to be introduced to diverse Welsh Cyber companies and their solutions that may be of interest.


Practical advice on GDPR for companies and other organisations

Partner Tim Hickman from White & Case London will discuss the upcoming implementation of GDPR, and what your company needs to do right away to be prepared. The seminar will incorporate your Q&As and be followed by a networking session.

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Customs Priorities: A British Perspective with Isolde Murphy, UK Permanent Representation to the EU

Please note that this is a task force briefing. You will have 20 minutes at the end of the briefing to suggest ideas of speakers and topics and be able to shape the EU Committee agenda.At this Single Market Task Force briefing, Isolde Murphy, First Secretary Customs, Excise and Energy Taxation, will lead us through the developing British priorities of customs. This is a keenly anticipated area of discussion for the second round of Brexit negotiations.

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Priorities as Vice-Chair of AGRI Committee with Paolo De Castro

Please note that this is an EU Committee briefing. You will have 20 minutes networking time at the beginning of the event.At this EU Committee lunch briefing, Paolo De Castro will lead us through the upcoming priorities for the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, such as the implementation of the omnibus regulation and the CAP reform.

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Brexit and future relations – a Danish perspective

As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, our European counterparts prepare for the new relationship ahead. We are inviting permanent representatives from various EU member states to give briefings on their views and position on Brexit. The second briefing of this series will be given by Niels Junker Jacobsen, Brexit Counselor from the Danish Representation to the European Union.


Lunch&Learn on Networking with Nicholas Whyte from APCO

Having good networking skills can go a long way in bringing you a step closer to your career goals, help you build lasting relationship with interesting people, and can even be fun. Nicholas Whyte, Senior Director of Global Solutions in APCO’s Brussels office, will provide you with some tips and tricks to become a great networker during this informal session. Based on his wealth of experience, Mr. Whyte will be able to give participants an overview on the dos and don'ts of networking and how to better develop this skill.


Why is it important to invest sustainably with good returns?

The ever changing nature of the world today, from the global demographic to the climate is creating a new wave of challenges. The development in health and science is leading to a higher life expectancy, which is producing a growing middle class eager to consume. This growth of consumers, is pressuring the worlds natural resources. This is leading to a positive evolution of our sources of energy, however it is also leading  to the rise of global warming and the severe damage to the planet.

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Brexit and political uncertainties as a trend: prepare your business

The Brussels Chamber of Commerce - BECI, with the International Chamber of Commerce in Belgium – ICC Belgium, and in partnership with the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium, invites enterprises to gather for a practical seminar on dealing with Brexit and other political risks, just after the next European Council meeting.


Overview of the DG Move Agenda

Please note that this is an EU Committee briefing. You will have 20 minutes networking time at the beginning of the event. Mr Henrik Hololei, Director-General for Mobility and Transport in the European Commission will give us an overview of the DG Move Agenda, with a focus on the Clean Mobility Package.

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Post Hungarian Election Debrief with Ambassador Olivér Várhelyi

Please note that this is an EU Committee briefing. You will have 20 minutes networking time at the beginning of the event.Hungarian Ambassador Olivér Várhelyi will be joining the chamber to share his remarks and reflect on the Hungarian elections at this exclusive event.

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Vice-President Jyrki Katainen on Europe's Future: How to get Europe investing again?

Fee: 115.00 (exc. VAT) for members and 135.00 (exc. VAT) for non-membersWe are delighted to host Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness during a dinner at Hotel Le Plaza. In the final 18 months of the Commission’s mandate, Vice-President Katainen will deepen the Investment Plan for Europe.

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