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Community of Practice 4th Plenary Meeting

by Redazione FGB [1], 9 March 2015

Within the Digital Agenda for Europe Project the the Community of Practice 4th plenary meeting  will take place in Brussels on March 13th.

A multifaceted programme has been drawn up for the upcoming meeting. It will first feature presentations and discussions on SR/CR in the new political landscape. Opening speakers include Marianne Klingbeil, Deputy Secretary-General of the Commission, to be followed by three break-out sessions providing participants with an insight on the Principles' relevance to B2B processes, the British Retail Consortium's framework for voluntary regulations, and on the "Responsible Nano Code", a business code of conduct for the responsible development and use of nano materials.

Bassetti Foundation foreign Correspondent Jonathan Hankins will chair the The Responsible Nano Code session.

The session will consider the lessons for emerging technology governance from the Responsible Nano Code, a business Code of Conduct for the responsible development and use of nanomaterials. Panel members include Dr Steffi FRIEDRICHS, Director, Nanotechnology Industries Association, Dr David SANTILLO, Lead scientist, Emerging technologies, Greenpeace (tbc) and Hilary SUTCLIFFE, Director, MATTER.

Registration is free through the EC website [2].

Full Programme

9.30-10.00: Networking breakfast

10.00-12.00: OPENING PLENARY

Chair: Robert MADELIN, Director General, DG CONNECT, European Commission: SR/CR in the EU regulatory landscape

Marianne KLINGBEIL, Deputy Secretary-General, Secretariat-General, European Commission:  Better Regulation under the Juncker Mandate - changes, new ways of working and approaches to regulation.

Joe DUNNE, Acting Director for Impact Assessment and European Added Value, European Parliament - EP2014-2019: what is changing?

Jean-Pierre FAURE, Head of the Secretariat of the Single Market Observatory of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC): Draft EESC opinion on SR/CR-state of play

Linda SENDEN, University of Utrecht, member of the CoP Steering Committee: Good practice in global and national contexts-the state of play

General Discussion: What can the CoP contribute to the work streams described by the panel?

12.00-13.00: Lunch

13.00-14.15: BREAK-OUT SESSIONS

Break-out session A: How do the Principles relate to B2B arrangements?
This session will be led by ESOMAR - Some self-regulatory initiatives cover both consumer-facing aspects, and technical non-consumer B2B aspects. Are the Principles fit for purpose for these use cases, and, if not, how do we increase the relevance for these specialist self-regulation schemes?
Chair: Kim SMOUTER, Government Affairs Manager, ESOMAR
Rapporteur: Oliver GRAY, Director General of the European Advertising Standards Alliance (EASA)

Firestarters:
Finn RABEN, Managing Director, ESOMAR
Xavier NOYON, EU Representative, PEFC International
Andreas ZINK, Chairman of the European Chemical Transport Association (ECTA)
Rob TEN HOEDT, Chairman of Eucomed
 
Break-out session B: British Retail Consortium's framework for voluntary regulations
This session will be led by the British Retail Consortium - Discussion on their "Framework for voluntary regulations" (lessons learned, articulations with other initiatives, etc.). The Report by the academics and the BRC conclusions based on it may be found here.
Chair: Graham WYNN, Assistant Director for Consumer, Competition and Regulatory Affairs, British Retail Consortium, Chairman Eurocommerce Internal Market and Consumer Affairs Committee
Rapporteur: Ursula PACHL, Deputy Director General of BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation

Firestarters:
Chris HODGES, Professor of Civil Law, University of Oxford
Jean BERGEVIN, Head of Unit, Fight against Counterfeiting and Piracy Unit, DG GROW, European Commission
Gordon MADDAN, Better Regulation Delivery Office, UK Government Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
 
Break-out session C: The Responsible Nano Code
The session will consider the lessons for emerging technology governance from the Responsible Nano Code, a business Code of Conduct for the responsible development and use of nanomaterials.
Chair: Jonathan HANKINS, Bassetti Foundation
Rapporteur: Giulia BUBBOLINI, General Project Manager & International Relations at CISE (Innovation and Economic Development Centre)

Firestarters:
Dr Steffi FRIEDRICHS, Director, Nanotechnology Industries Association
Dr David SANTILLO, Lead scientist, Emerging technologies, Greenpeace (tbc)
Hilary SUTCLIFFE, Director, MATTER

14.15-14.30: Coffee Break

14.30-15.30: CLOSING PLENARY

Chair: Robert MADELIN
Panel with rapporteurs
Oliver GRAY, Director General of the European Advertising Standards Alliance (EASA)
Ursula PACHL, Deputy Director General of BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation
Giulia BUBBOLINI, General Project Manager & International Relations at CISE (Innovation and Economic Development Centre)
Wrap up, conclusions and next steps

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