Wednesday 13th October 2010, 12.30 – 14.30
European Parliament, Room ASP1G2

• Introduction
PATRIZIA TOIA (S&D), Member of the European Parliament, EP Rapporteur on “Social Economy”
• Presentation of the Open Letter
CARLO BORZAGA, Professor of Economic Policy, Università degli Studi di Trento (Italy)
LARS HULGÅRD, Professor in Social Entrepreneurship, Roskilde Universitet (Denmark)
ROGER SPEAR, Chair of the Cooperatives Research Unity, Open University (United Kingdom)
JOSÉ LUIS MONZÓN CAMPOS, Professor of Applied Economics, Universidad de Valencia (Spain)
• Exchange of views with the Commissioners
MICHEL BARNIER, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services
ANTONIO TAJANI, Vice-President of the EC; Commissioner for Industry and Entrepreneurship
• Q&A with the audience
Representatives of Cooperatives Europe and Social Economy Europe
• Conclusion
JEAN-PAUL GAUZES (EPP), Member of the European Parliament
The conference will be followed by a reception in front of the room ASP1G2
Please register at the latest by 8th of October via e-mail at (indicating if you need an entry-pass to the European Parliament & providing your full name, organization, passport-number & date of birth).
Simultaneous interpretation in EN and FR will be provided.