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Cancer Survivorship & Employment Session: How can businesses tackle new societal issues?

Venue: Brussels, Belgium

European Business Summit, Europe’s key meeting place for business leaders and decision makers, is the debate platform where Business and Politics Shape the Future. Every year, the EBS attracts more than 2000 participants from over 60 countries, including: the President of the European Commission, members of the European Commission, members of the European Parliament, Heads of State, CEOs, high-ranking individuals and about 200 journalists and broadcasters. After the steam engine, mass production and automation, the fourth industrial revolution is on its way, fueled by the digitalisation. Under the theme ‘Europe 4.0 – Delivering a vision for the future of Europe’, EBS 2015 will focus on how the industry and the society are impacted by the digitalisation. (www.ebsummit.eu)

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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)
KEYNOTE LECTURE
Marianne Thyssen, EU Commissioner Employment, Social affairs, skills and labour mobility (BE)
PRESENTATIONS
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
DEBATE

 

16:30 End of the session