The speech includes reference to anti-dumping, Brexit, digital economy, and posting of workers.
Update: The Final Draft Agenda has been published.
The agenda includes items concerning energy & climate, environment, trade, transport and general policy.
Each year in Europe, the food industry discards millions of tonnes of vegetable residue and legumes. In Italy, scientists are using these leftovers to make bioplastics, an innovative and ecological material.
With at least 20 billion devices expected to be connected to the internet by 2020, the Internet of Things (IoT) is here to stay. While it has many undeniable positive effects, the threats and risks related to the IoT are manifold and they evolve rapidly. For this reason, ENISA and Europol joined forces to tackle these security challenges by organising a dedicated two-day conference on 18 and 19 October 2017, which was attended by more than 250 participants from the private sector, security community, law enforcement, the European Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRT) community and academia.
Energy security, transportation development, clean connectivity and financing opportunities come under the spotlight at this year’s edition of the Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), taking place on 18-19 October in Budapest.
There are many factors currently affecting the evolution of transport, including air quality concerns, decarbonisation, autonomous vehicles, advances in energy storage, population movement into urban areas, smart cities, the need for reverse logistics, online retailing and now the new Clean Growth Strategy. The fundamental question is whether this has made any difference to the original broad vision for the clean transport system, involving electric cars for personal use and short haul logistics, hydrogen or biomethane in heavy goods vehicles for longer trips, the complete electrification of railways and biofuels for aeroplanes.
Join thought leaders including Jaguar Land Rover, Mitsubishi and Audi AG as they reveal their engineering approaches to industry challenges. Both national and international regulators, including the European Commission, explain how they are shaping the rapidly evolving market. Learn how the Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) are driving new UK efforts to make the UK a world leader for battery technologies. Engage with experts across the batteries industry, at speed networking and arranging one-to-one meetings using our unique networking tool.
Each year, AABC Europe brings together a global audience of chief battery technologists from leading automotive OEMs and their key suppliers to present development trends, share breakthrough technologies, and project the scope of the market for years to come. Our expanded program for 2018 offers more in-depth coverage on the research and development of the chemistries and materials behind the next generation of electric vehicle batteries, and introduces new sessions on charging and infrastructure, while continuing to feature applied technologies in hybrid and electric cars, buses, bikes and more.
Today the High Level Group (HLG) GEAR 2030 has issued its report on the competitiveness and sustainable growth of the automotive industry in the EU. The report offers recommendations on how the automotive industry can anticipate and adapt to current trends – thereby turning short to medium-term threats into long-term opportunities. The HLG consists of public and private sector representatives.
The board of the European Investment Bank approved a total of EUR 4.7 billion of new financing for 30 projects across Europe and around the world at its meeting in Luxembourg today, including EUR 530 million for natural disaster recovery in Italy. Other approved operations included backing for road and rail transport, renewable energy and electricity interconnectors, industrial innovation, healthcare, education and off-grid solar energy.
The meeting will focus on a renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy.