19TH ANNUAL EPCF The European Parliament Ceramics Forum (EPCF)
Hosted in the European Parliament by EPCF Chair Inmaculada Rodríguez-Piñero MEP, the EPCF brings together Europe’s most influential parliamentarians and policymakers with representatives from the industry to exchange on the most salient topics affecting both the industry and wider Europe.
Welcome Address Inmaculada Rodríguez-Piñero MEP, EPCF Chair Research & Innovation
| Ceramics on the new Horizon Hélène Chraye, Head of Unit (D.3), DG RTD, European Commission (tbc) Evžen Tošenovský MEP, European Parliament (tbc) Climate
| Future climate strategy for the mid-century Beatriz Yordi, Director (Dir-B), DG CLIMA, European Commission Trade
| Trading ceramics in a turbulent world Sandra Gallina, Deputy Director, DG TRADE, European Commission
All speeches will be followed by a Q&A session with MEPs and representatives from industry.
CERAME-UNIE COCKTAIL The main event this year is the Cerame-Unie Cocktail. Hosted at the European Parliament, the event will bring together high-level executives from "champions" of the European ceramic industry, from SMEs to global enterprises, to showcase the industry as an agent of positive change, adding value and improving lives.
The Cerame-Unie Cocktail event - Ceramic Champions in Changing Times - will begin with the handover of the Cerame-Unie Manifesto 2019-24 to the Austrian Presidency and a networking cocktail thereafter.