After Brussels, Bratislava, Helsinki, Dublin, London and Madrid, the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies is taking the award-winning European Ideas Forum (EIF) to Paris, France.
The event, organised yearly by the thinktank of the European People’s Party, will take place on 21 June, and will bring together EU leaders, European Commissioners, members of the European Parliament, economic experts, business leaders and other influential stakeholders from around the world.

This year, the Forum is organised with the local support of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung office in Paris.

The ninth iteration of Economic Ideas Forum will consider innovative policy ideas and propose solutions to the economic challenges facing the EU economy today and into the future. Discussions will include globalization and the middle classes, the Eurozone, artificial intelligence, digital economy, energy and climate change.

Speakers include: European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen, CDU Secretary General Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer,  EPP President Joseph Daul, EPP Secretary General Antonio López-Istúriz White, Les Républicains President Laurent Wauquiez, OECD Chief Economist Alvaro Santos Pereira, Democratic Rally President Averof Neofytou, MEP Viviane Reding, President of the Martens Centre Mikuláš Dzurinda, and many more.