Venue: Brussels, Belgium
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The EORTC is organizing a session on « Cancer Survivorship & Employment Session: How can businesses tackle new societal issues? » during the European Business Summit on 6 May 2015 at Palais d’Egmont (Brussels) from 14:30 to 16:30.
Program of the session in the presence of H.R.H Princess Astrid of Belgium
|14:00-14:30||CHAIRING THE SESSION: Françoise Meunier, Director Special Projects, EORTC (BE) and M. Vermaerke , CEO FEBELFIN (BE)|
|14:30-16:30||MODERATORS: Andrew Jack, Financial Times (GB) & Peter O’Donnell, European Voice (BE)
WELCOME: Françoise Meunier, Director Special Projects, EORTC (BE)
Marianne Thyssen, EU Commissioner Employment, Social affairs, skills and labour mobility (BE)
Isabelle Lebrocquy, Cancer Survivor, Patient Advocate and Social Entrepreneur (O Puce), NL
Richard Ellis, Director of Corporate Social Responsibilities, Walgreens Boots Alliance, GB
Ingrid Kössler, European Economic and Social Committee, SE
Ingrid Klingmann, Chairman, European Forum for Good Clinical Practice (EFGCP), BE
|16:30||End of the session|