Negotiating Brexit: where now?

09:00  Registration and coffee

09:20   Introduction:

  • Hussein Kassim, Professor of Politics, University of East Anglia and Associate Fellow ‘UK in a Changing Europe’
  • Simon Usherwood, Reader in Politics, University of Surrey and Associate Fellow ‘UK in a Changing Europe’
  • Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs, King’s College London and Director of ‘UK in a Changing Europe’

09:30   Keynote: Stefaan De Rynck, advisor to the EU Negotiator, Michel Barnier, European Commission, ‘The state of the negotiations’, (tbc)

  • Chair: Anand Menon

10.05  Where now? Free movement and the rights of EU citizens

  • Catherine Barnard, Professor of EU Law at Cambridge University and Senior Fellow ‘UK in a Changing Europe’
  • Steve Peers, Professor of European Law, University of Essex

10:35  Where now? Trade

  • Sir Martin Donnelly, Permanent Secretary, Department of Business, Innovation and Skills, 2010-16, and Department of Trade, 2016-17
  • Sam Lowe, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Reform
  • Allie Renison, Head of Europe and Trade Policy, Institute of Directors
  • Alan Winters, Professor of Economics and Director of the UK Trade Policy Observatory in the University of Sussex

11:25 Coffee

11:40 Problem sectors: financial services and aviation

  • Eilís Ferran, Professor of Company and Securities Law, University of Cambridge
  • Hussein Kassim

12:10  Keynote: John Bruton, Taoiseach 1994-97, ‘Brexit and Ireland’

12:45   Lunch

13:20 Where now? The Irish border

  • Brigid Laffan, Professor and Director of the Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute
  • John Garry, Professor of Political Behaviour, Queen’s University Belfast

13:50  The view from the EU27 I: Austria, Italy, Hungary, Poland

  • Sonja Puntscher-Riekmann, Professor of Political Theory and Director of the Salzburg Centre of European Union Studies, University of Salzburg
  • Vincenzo della Sala, Professor of Political Science and director of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, University of Trento
  • Robert Csehi, Lecturer and Post-Doc Researcher, Technischen Universität München
  • Natasza Styczyńska, Associate Professor, Jagiellonian University

14:25  Keynote speaker [Berlin or Paris]

15:15   Where now? Migration and citizen rights

  • Jonathan Portes, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, King’s College London and Senior Fellow ‘UK in a Changing Europe’
  • Madeleine Sumption, Director of the Migration Observatory, University of Oxford

15:45    Coffee

16:00    Where now? Competition policy, food

  • John Fingleton, Fingleton Associates and Chief Executive of the Office of Fair Trading 2005-12
  • Erik Millstone, Emeritus Professor, Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex

16:30  The view from the EU27 II: the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Spain, Sweden

  • Petr Kaniok, Associate Professor, Masaryk University
  • Ramūnas Vilpišauskas, Director and Professor of the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University
  • Salvador Llaudes, Analyst, Real Instituto Elcano
  • Mats Braun, Senior Lecturer, Södertörn University,

17:00   Event finishes

Venue: British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH

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