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NEW! Europump 2018 Annual Meeting in Brussels


May 17, 2018


NEW! Registration is open for the Europump 2018 Annual Meeting which will take place in Brussels on 16 evening, 17 and 18 May 2018.

It is still possible to register HERE

Beyond the Commissions Updates and the General Assembly, this year will include a Joint Policy Conference together with Pneurop on the EU Industrial Policy Strategy (Digitisation, Sustainability, Innovation) as well as an Official Dinner on the occasion of Pneurop's 60th Anniversary. The social programme comprises a visit to the EU Parliament and an "Explore Brussels" Tour.

The programme as it stands on 15th April 2018 is as follows:

For Delegates:

Wednesday 16 May

19.30- 22.30 Informal Europump Dinner with Partners

Thursday 17 May

09.00-10.30   National Associations Meeting (by invitation only)

11.00-12.00   Europump/HI Officers Meeting (by invitation only)

12.30-14.00   Lunch

14.00-18.00   Joint Europump/Pneurop EU Policy Conference : the theme is the new EU industrial strategy, as declined in its three dimensions proposed in the Commission Communication of 13 September 2017: innovation, sustainability and digitisation with speakers from the EU Commission’s DG GROW, DG CNECT, DG ENER, CEN-CENELEC, Orgalime and the research association EFFRA

19-30-22.00   Joint Europump/Pneurop Official Dinner on the occasion of Pneurop’s 60th anniversary with a presentation of the upcoming Austrian Presidency of the EU Council

Friday 18 May

08.30-11.00   Executive Council Meeting (by invitation only)

09.00-11.00   Visit to CEN/Cenelec (interested delegates should apply directly with Christelle at Christelle.vandermeuter@orgalime.org

11.30-12.15   Standards Commission Update (all delegates)

12.15-13.00   Technical Commission Update (all delegates)

Guest speaker: Volker Meyer, Managing Director Water, FIGAWA on the EU Commission proposal for a revision of the European Drinking Water Directive

13.00-14.00   Sandwich Lunch

14.00-15.00   Marketing Commission Update (all delegates)

Guest speaker: Jeremy Leonard, Director of Global Industry Services, Oxford Economics, on the World Pump Report 2018

15.00-15.30   SME Commission Update (all delegates)

15.45-17.00   Europump General Assembly

17.00   Close of Annual Meeting 2018

For Partners

Wednesday 16 May

19.30- 22.30   Informal Europump Dinner with Delegates

Thursday 17 May

14.00 17.00   Visit to the European Parliament together with the Pneurop Partners

19-30-22.00   Joint Europump/Pneurop Official Dinner on the occasion of Pneurop’s 60th anniversary with a presentation of the upcoming Austrian Presidency of the EU Council

Friday 18 May

10.00-16.00   Partners Programme “Explore Brussels”