Workshops


Workshop on Type-approval requirements for motor vehicles

IMCO
Altiero Spinelli Building Room A1 G-2
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Each year, more than 1.25 million people die worldwide as a result of road traffic crashes and 50 million people get injured. In EU, over 25.000 Europeans die each year in road accidents and over a million is injured. The workshop will gather MEPs, industry experts, associations and stakeholders, to analyse the latest digital technologies which can help to reduce fatalities and injuries caused by road accidents.

The workshop is a part of legislative work on the proposal of EU regulation on type-approval for motor vehicles as regards their general safety and the protection of vehicle occupants and vulnerable road users COM(2018) 286.

The workshop will be chaired by MEP Róża THUN, IMCO Rapporteur for this file.

The workshop will be held on the 29th of November 2018 from 15h00 to 18h00 in the European Parliament (A1 G-2).

The workshop is organised by Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies at the request of the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO).


Strengthening the competitiveness of the Internal Market

IMCO
A5E-2 Altiero Spinelli Building
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Strengthening the competitiveness of the Internal Market by developing the EU customs union and its governance © Image used under the license from Shutterstock.com

Policy Department A is organising for IMCO Committee, in cooperation with IMCO Secretariat, a workshop on "Strengthening Competitiveness of the Internal Market by Developing the EU Customs Union and its Governance" in order to assess the possible options to develop the customs union and enhance the performance of the Internal Market.

The workshop will gather independent academics and consultants specialising in the area of customs union, as well as national administrations and industry experts having profound knowledge and experience in the field of customs IT and customs governance.
The workshop will be chaired by Ms Virginie ROZIÈRE (MEP).


Contribution of Internal market and Consumer Protection to Growth

IMCO
A5E2
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A study prepared for IMCO Committee on Contribution of Internal Market to Growth indicated that European Internal Market and consumer protection can bring up to 14% increase in EU GDP over 2011-2020. On 10 July 2018 (15.00-18.30, room: Altiero Spinelli A5E2) Policy Department A will organise a workshop in order to evaluate the achieved benefits of legislative actions in the areas of customs and free movement of goods; free movements of services and freedom of establishment,

Digital Single Market, public procurement and consumer protection, and to assess further potential of Internal Market and consumer protection in delivering benefits to European citizens and businesses.

The workshop will be chaired by: MEP Ms Dita CHARANZOVA (Vice-Chair of IMCO Committee), MEP Ms Róża THUN (Chair of the Digital Single Market Working Group), MEP Mr Ivan ŠTEFANEC and MEP Mr Jasenko SELIMOVIC with involvement of independent experts from European academia and think tanks.


Free Flow of Data Regulation - a cornerstone of the Digital Single Market

IMCO
Altiero Spinelli, room 1E2
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Podium Workshop 1
Workshop on Free Flow of non-personal data © European Union (2018) - European Parliament
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Room and panel Workshop 2
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Room Workshop 3
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The purpose of the workshop is to give Members the chance to explore in greater depth the various elements of the Commission's proposed regulation (2017/0228(COD)) with academics, regulators and stakeholders, and to support the decision-making process in Parliament.


Public Procurement Strategy Package

IMCO
Altiero Spinelli, A5E-2
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The objective of the workshop is to give a chance to Members to interact with academics, regulators and stakeholders on this topic which touches upon a number of different technical aspects. It will be an opportunity to receive feedback on the Commission's initiatives, as well as to obtain factual information from experts in the field of public procurement about how the legal and policy framework works in the Union, and whether the Commission's plans address sufficiently the challenges ahead.

The results of the workshop would feed into the own-initiative report.


Reforming professional services

IMCO
Altiero Spinelli 1G2
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Policy Department A is organising for IMCO Committee a workshop on reforming professional services. The workshop will be chaired by MEP Nicola Danti. Two expert panels will focus on economic effects of regulating professional services and recommendations for policy -makers. The panels will be followed by a roundtable with industry experts. For more information please contact Policy Department A: poldep-economy-science@ep.europa.eu





Workshop on the consequences of Brexit

IMCO
Altiero Spinelli 3G2
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The objective of this workshop is to provide a forum for discussion on possible consequences of Brexit on matters in competence of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection.

The workshop aims to offer IMCO Members a possibility to discuss legal and economic implications of withdrawal of the UK from the EU, as well as scenarios for future cooperation between EU and UK.

Workshop will take place on Tuesday, 28 February 2017, from 10.00 till 12.30.

For more information, please contact the Policy Department: poldep-economy-science@europarl.europa.eu


Workshop on Collaborative economy

IMCO
Altiero Spinelli building, room 1G3
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The workshop reflected upon a definition of, and distinction between, professional version non-professional/occasional provision of services and how could a regulatory framework for non-professional provision of services and prosumers look like. It will also debate new ways of providing services in the digital era and the need to effectively protect consumers, and related issues such as liability of platforms, rating systems, transparency, privacy, consumer trust,

A roundtable discussion with different stakeholders presenting a variety of business models and best practices across Europe within collaborative economy took place.


Reforming Single Market for fertilising products

IMCO
Altiero Spinelli building, room 1G2

The Workshop on reforming Single Market for fertilisers products will discuss the balance between the proposed regulation and the needs of all market participants as well as general obligations for economic operators. Participants will discuss state of play and possible implications of the proposal to achieve the right balance on European market for fertilizing products through the new regulatory framework. The workshop is organised by the Policy Department for the IMCO Committee.


Relations between franchisors & franchisees: regulatory framework & current challenge

IMCO
Altiero Spinelli, room 1G2 (1st floor), European Parliament, rue Wiertz 60, Brussels
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