Provisional program and expected speakers

The agenda is not final and it is subject to minor changes or additions


Barbara Kauffmann

Director at European Commission

Barbara Kauffmann is director for employment and social governance in DG EMPL, dealing among other things with the European semester, social dialogue and analysis. She studied economics at the University of Heidelberg and the University of Florida (Ph.D.). After working for 4 years in Germany, she joined the Commission in 1991. 


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