How will Brexit impact local areas in the UK and EU?

1st August 2017

Save the date for the event that will take place on 6 November 2017, 13:30 – 17:30 at Europe House, Smith Square, London, SW1P 3EU.

As the UK prepares to leave the EU, the East of England European Partnership is organizing an event for politicians, policy makers, academics, civil society and the public to come together to discuss the risks, opportunities and impact of Brexit on local areas. The conference will be in two parts:

  • One panel will examine the implications on the East of England’s future devolution, industrial strategy and skills development and:
  • The second panel will enable UK and other European politicians to debate the future of local UK - EU cooperation.

Presentations at the event will include:

  • Keynote speech by François-Xavier Priollaud, Vice-President, Normandy Region on Franco-English Cooperation post-Brexit
  • Closing speech by Mayor James Palmer, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority (invited)
  • Panel members confirmed include Professor Iain Martin (Vice Chancellor, Anglian Ruskin University) and Councillor John Lamb (Leader, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council).

The conference is being organised under the auspices of the ‘Reflecting on Europe’ series, part of the European Week of Regions and Cities 2017.

Invitations will be sent out during start of September with a link for online registration.

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