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mourad_hicham

Guest speaker: Hicham MOURAD, Professor of political science - Cairo University

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In an increasingly connected yet fragmented region, riddled with political, economic, and environmental uncertainties, the demand for future alternatives is on the rise. Truth About New Europe is a future-facing study undertaken by McCann Worldgroup Europe in 15 countries, to bring to light the existing varieties of the “European dream” and its implications for business, governance, and creativity.  

Guest speakers:

Erik BERTIN, DGA - McCANN Worldgroup France • Bruno TALLENT, CEO - McCANN Worldgroup France

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Cities and Metropoles are playing with the support of the EU an active role in the affirmation of local authorities in Europe. But where does it lead: will they become central players of European policies? And what kind of Europe are they building?

Guest speakers : Sylvia PINTARITS, European Affairs Officer - City of Munich • Guillaume TOURNAIRE, European affairs Officer - Grenoble-Alpes Métropole​​

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Guest speakers : Nicolas EVRARD, Mayor of Servoz (Haute-Savoie, France) • Raffaele RAJA, Director of Lombardy Region Delegation in Brussels.

Conference facilitator: Alexandre MIGNOTTE, Mountain Mission Manager  - Grenoble Alpes Métropole

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This round-table will consider the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on the Northern Ireland ‘‘Peace Process’’ which began in 1998 with the signing of the Befast accords otherwise known as the Good Friday Agreement.

Guest speakers : Tommy McKEARNEY, Socialist republican and journalist • Paul STEWART, Professor Sociology of Work -  Grenoble Ecole de Management

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The wider impact of EU collaborative research and how it shapes the European identity. The European Union Framework Programmes support research and innovation in the Member Countries. Their collaborative projects have an impact also on society and politics. This round table discusses their contribution to the construction of European identity.

Guest speakers : Emilio CALVANESE STRINATI, Director International Research Programs - CEA - LETI • Thierry FENSCH, Director of Innovation - ST Microelectronics • Mark SMITH, Dean of faculty – Grenoble Ecole de Management

Conference facilitor : Michele COLETTI-Professor-Grenoble Ecole de Management

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Two teams of two will debate the motion ‘‘Brexit is one more step towards European disunion’’.

Guest speakers : James BARISIC, Business Consultant - Entreprise James Barisic • Phil EYRE, Professor - Grenoble Ecole de Management ; Julie GIRLING, Member for South West of England and Gibraltar - European Parliament; Prince OGUGUO, Doctoral Researcher - Grenoble Ecole de Management

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