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Competitiveness of Europe

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President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

Dr. Christoph LEITL

President, Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

Founding Chairman, European Youth Ph.D., Economic and Social Sciences, Johannes Kepler University Linz Member, Government of the Federal State of Upper Austria with portfolio for Economy, Finance and European Affairs Member, Committee of the Regions (CoR), SME Division President, Eurochambres (Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry) President, European SME Union Honorary President, Eurochambres
since 2006
 Academic Posts
 Visiting Professor at the WU Vienna University of Economics and Business (International Trade Department)
 Guest Lectures
 Princeton University
 Fudan University, Shanghai
 University of Cape Town
 T.C. Istanbul Commerce University and Marmara University
 MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 Harvard University

Europe at the Crossroads – More or Less Europe?

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18:00 - 18:30 Opening Plenary
18:30 - 19:30 Key-note and discussion Plenary
19:30 - 21:30 Reception hosted by Oesterreichische Nationalbank Plenary


08:00 - 09:30 Legal basis and political perspectives for the future of the EU Plenary
09:30 - 10:00 Coffee Break Plenary
10:00 - 10:30 Competitiveness of Europe Plenary
10:30 - 12:00 The economic development of Europe – Competition of the fiscal systems Plenary
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Plenary
13:30 - 15:00 Social Europe – Basic rights, labour, and migration Plenary
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break Plenary
15:30 - 16:30 A soul for Europe Plenary