19 June 2017

9h30 | Registration
Floor 1, Building II

10h00| Opening Remarks
Room B1.03, Building II

  • Fernando Luís Machado (Vice-Rector for Research, ISCTE-IUL)
  • Helena Carreiras (Director, School of Sociology and Public Policies, ISCTE-IUL)
  • Luís Nuno Rodrigues (Director, Center for International Studies, CEI-IUL)

10h30-12h30 | Opening Roundtable: State of the Union
Room B1.03, Building II

Moderator: Ricardo Alexandre (CEI-IUL; RTP) 

  • Sofia Ribeiro (MEP, Social-Democratic Party)
  • Maria João Rodrigues (MEP, Portuguese Socialist Party)
  • Marisa Matias (MEP, Portuguese Left Block Party )
  • Diogo Feio (Portuguese Social Democratic Center – Popular Party)
  • João Ferreira (MEP, Portuguese Communist Party)


12h30 – 14h00 | Lunch

14h00 – 15h45 | Panel Sessions

Round Table II – European Union in a Globalized World
Room B1.03, Building II

Moderator: Filipe Caetano (TVI)

15h45 – 16h15 | Break

16h15 – 17h45 | Panel Sessions

Panel 1 – The EU’s actorness
Room B1.03, Building II

Moderator: Nuno Lemos Pires (CEI-IUL; Military Academy)


Panel 2 – EU – Africa relations
Room C1.03, Building II

Moderador: José Francisco Pavia (Lusíada University)


Panel 3 – The Rise of Populism in Europe
Room C1.04, Building II

Moderator: Riccardo Marchi (CEI-IUL)

17h45 – 18h00 | Break

18h00 – 20h00 | Round Table III: The future of Europe
Aud. B1.03, Building II

Moderator: Luís Nuno Rodrigues (CEI-IUL)

  • Pierre Vimont (former Executive Secretary-General of the European External Action Service)
  • Marina Costa Lobo (ICS-ULisboa)
  • Rui Tavares (CEI-IUL)


20 June 2017

10h00 – 12h00 | Round Table IV : The EU Global Strategy
Room B1.03, Building II

Moderator: Helena Tecedeiro (Dário de Notícias)

12h00 – 14h00 | Lunch

14h00 – 15h45 | Panel Sessions

Panel 4 – Relations European Union – MercoSul
Room C1.04, Building II

Moderator: Marcelo Moriconi (CEI-IUL)

  • Pedro Delgado Alves (MP, Portugal)
  • Jorge Arguello (Ambassador, President Fundación Embajada Abierta)
  • Luís Fretes Carreras (Associated Researcher, CEI-IUL)
  • Pedro Valente da Silva (Head of the Information Office of the European Parliament in Portugal)
  • João Tàtá dos Anjos (Member of the European Commission Representation in Portugal)


Panel 5 – ENP – Eastern Partnership
Room C1.03, Building II

Moderator: Timea Pal (CEI-IUL)


Panel 6 – The Impact of Refugee Crisis in the EU
Room B1.03, Building II

Moderator: Pedro Neto (ICS-UL)


15h45 – 16h15 | Break

16h15 – 17h45 | Panel Sessions

Panel 7 – EU – Russia Relationships
Room C1.03, Building II

Moderator: Ana Mónica Fonseca (CEI-IUL)


Panel 8 – ENP – The Southern Neighbourhood
Aud. C1.04, Building II

Moderator: Ana Lúcia Sá (CEI-IUL)


Panel 9 – The EU’s Normative Power
Room B1.03, Building II

Moderator: to be confirmed