On Wednesday,Commissioners Moedas and King will participate in the 2016 Annual Conference of the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System (ESPAS) hosted by the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), the European Commission’s in-house think tank. The conference entitled ‘Global Trends 2030: Society and Governance’, brings together various key speakers including Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive of UK charity Nesta; Pascal Lamy, President Emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute; Bruce Stokes from the Pew Research Center; Heather Grabbe, Director of the Open Society European Policy Institute; Stefano Scarpetta, Director for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs at the OECD; Mark Spelman, Co-Head of the Future of the Internet Initiative for the World Economic Forum, as well as many others. The European Strategy and Policy Analysis System (ESPAS) is an inter-institutional collaboration between the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the External Action Service, initiated in 2010. It engages in strategic foresight, anticipates future challenges and opportunities, and examines global trends. The conference will take place on the 5th floor of the Commission’s Berlaymont building.
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