Policy sharing, policy learning

INTERREG IVC Thematic Capitalisation Event

Brussels, Belgium

May 2014 22 Register Now
9:00 - 9:30

Registrations & welcome coffee

9:30 - 10:30

Introduction: Michel Lamblin, INTERREG IVC Programme director

Panel discussion:

  • Results of the INTERREG IVC Capitalisation
  • Good practices: from good to best
  • Re-use of knowledge: future Policy Learning Platforms

Peter Heydebreck, INTERREG IVC expert on Innovation systems
Ioannis Kaplanis, OECD Economist
Markku Markkula, Committee of the Regions Member
Erwin Siweris, INTERREG IVC Deputy programme director
Colin Wolfe, DG Regio, European Commission 

10:30 - 11:00

Elevator pitches: each topic specialist will present the features of their workshop in two minutes, to convince you to join theirs!

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break - move to the workshops

Thematic workshops followed by discussions and networking:

Choose the topics you are interested in to meet the good practices owners, the thematic experts and other professionals. It’s a place to learn about the latest policy trends and challenges and discuss innovative solutions suitable for your Region.

11:30 - 12:30

Innovation systems

Renewable energy

Rural development

Creative industries

12:30 - 14:00

Networking lunch

14:00 - 15:00

Innovation Capacity of SMEs

Energy efficiency

Demographic change


15:00 - 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 - 16:30


Sustainable transport


Climate change

16:45 - 17:15

Conclusions: telling the story of the day

17:15 - 18:30

Networking cocktail

INTERREG IVC, financed by the European Regional Development Fund,helps regions of Europe share knowledge and transfer experience to improve regional policy...read more

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