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Coming Week beginning 28 March

Here’s what’s on our plate next week

Monday:
VP Siim Kallas (Transport) gives a press conference on the Commission’s Transport White Paper
Máire Geoghegan-Quinn (Science and Innovation) meets Paul Walsh, CEO of Diageo

Tuesday:
HR/VP Catherine Ashton attends the London conference on Libya
John Dalli (Health and Consumer Protection) meets Sir John Beddington, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser

Wednesday:
Gunther Oettinger (Energy) meets Sir John Beddington, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser
Business for New Europe, Fabian Society and others hold event on the future of the eurozone after the economic crisis at Europe House

Thursday:
VP Siim Kallas (Transport) meets Philip Hammond, UK Secretary of State for Transport

Friday
Michel Barnier (Internal Market) visits London, where he will meeet Business Secretary Vince Cable, attend Trustee Meeting of the IFRS Foundation and visit the Chairman and Board of Supervisors of the European Banking Authority

Coming week – 7 to 13 February

It’s a busy one, with several Commissioners in town

Monday 7 February

Commissioner Neelie Kroes (Digital Agenda) is in London at the Business for New Europe seminar “Building a Digitial Single Market”

Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn (Research, Innovation and Science) is in London, meeting the UK Minister for Universities and Science David Willetts, Government Chief Scientific Adviser Sir John Beddington and making a speech at the Royal Society

Foreign and Commonwealth Office launches a new website highlighting the opportunities for careers in the EU

Tuesday 8 February

Commissioner Janusz Lewandowski (Financial Programming and Budget) visit London and addresses the House of Lords European Select Committee

Commissioner John Dalli (Health and Consumer Policy) meets President of Diageo Europe Andrew Morgan in Brussels

Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn (Research, Innovation and Science) meets Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning Michael Russell in Brussels

Commissioner Maria Damanaki (Maritime Affairs and Fisheries) and Commissioner Connie Hedegaard (Climate Action) meet the Scottish Minister for Environment and Climate Change Rosetta Cunningham in Brussels.

Wednesday 9 February

HRH the Prince of Wales attends the International Sustainability Roundtable in Brussels, hosted by Commission Presidency José-Manuel Barroso

BBC Director General Mark Thompson meets Commissioner Androulla Vassilliou (Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth) in Brussels. Also meets Commissioner Michel Barnier (Internal Market and Services) on 10 February

Opening of Mimicry, an exhibition of 3D fashion photographs from Slovenia at Europe House, Smith Square

Thursday 10 February

Commissioner Gunther Oettinger (Energy) visits London, where he meets the Minister for Europe David Lidington, Minister for Energy and Climate Change Charles Hendy and makes a speech at the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security of King’s College London

Friday 11 February

Commissioner László Andor (Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion) is in London, speaking at the conference “What future for Europe? What role should the UK play?”

Commissioner Michel Barnier (Internal Market and Services) meets the Chairman of the UK Financial Services authority Lord Adair Turner in Brussels.