Mr. Alexander Vercamer, first deputy of the Province of East Flanders’, will give an opening speech during the plenary session on the first conference day.
Traditionally the EBA conference opens with a plenary session on political affairs. We are honoured to announce that the session will be opened by the First Deputy of the Province of East Flanders, Mr. Alexander Vercamer. He will give an introduction on key issues related to circular and biobased economy in the Province of East Flanders.
Other high level speakers in this session on political affairs include Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Parliament, Mr. Giovanni La Via, MEP, Ms. Marie Donnelly, Director DG Energy of the European Commission, Prof. Bruce E. Dale, PhD, Michigan State University and Mr.David Parkin, National Grid, UK. The first conference day will close with a forum discussion in which Katainen, Donnelly and LaVia will participate. The session is moderated by Christophe Maria Ravesloot.