Annual Work Conference 2017

Preliminary programme

(please note sessions and times are subject to change)

 Day 1: Thursday 9 November

10:00

Welcome Coffee

10:30-12:00

Vereniging voor Bestuurskunde (VB) 

Interactive Debate ‘Beyond rigour: increasing the public relevance

of political science and public administration’ 

 

 

11:30

Registration NIG conference

12:00-13:00

Lunch

13:00-14:30

Opening NIG conference


Welcome messages:

Prof. Dr. Esther Versluis- Professor of European Regulatory Governance, Maastricht University


Prof. Dr. Bas Denters (Scientific Director Netherlands Institute of Government (NIG) - Professor Public Administration University of Twente)


Keynote lecture:

Prof. Dr. Michael Shackleton – What sense can we make of Brexit?

During his keynote speech, Michael will discuss the implications of the Brexit for both academics and practitioners.


Prof. Dr. Michael Shackleton is a Special Professor in European Institutions at the University of Maastricht.  He received his first degree in Politics and Philosophy in 1972 at Worcester College, Oxford. He obtained an MA in International Relations from the University of Sussex in 1973, and was awarded his Ph.D. in International Studies at the University of Warwick in 1985.

Michael has a long career in the Secretariat European Parliament (roughly from the early 1980s under the late 2000s), and has been involved in the relations between the European Parliament and national parliaments, the conciliations under the co-decision procedure, as well as the establishment of a European Parliament web TV channel, known as europarltv. Since he has, amongst others, been head of the UK Information Office of the Parliament in London. Michael has published widely on EU topics, particularly on the European Parliament.


Awards ceremony

14:30-14:45

Short Coffee Break

14:45-18:30

16:30-16:45

PANEL SESSIONS

Short Coffee Break

19:00

Drinks and Dinner

23.00

End of day 1

 Day 2: Friday 10 November

 

 

09:00-09:30

09:30-13:00

10:45-11:00

Welcome Coffee

PANEL SESSIONS

Short Coffee Break 

12:00-13:30

Lunch

14:00

End of the conference