23 January 2014


10.30   Registration and welcome coffee

11.00   Conference opening and presentation of participants

  • Dr Vassil Kirov, Patrick Thill, CEPS/INSTEAD


Welcome addresses

  • Marianne Nati-Stoffel, Secretary General of the Conseil économique et social du   Luxembourg
  •  Dr Hilmar Schneider, General Director of CEPS/INSTEAD

 Project presentation and objectives

  •  Dr Vassil Kirov, Patrick Thill, CEPS/INSTEAD

 11.45   Employment and working conditions in Luxembourg's banking sector

  •  Jean Ries, STATEC

        Social dialogue in the banking sector in Romania

  •  Laurentiu Andronic, Trade Union Federation from Banking and Insurance Romania FSAB          

 13.00   Lunch

 14.00   Banking bonuses, irregularities and financial deregulation in the UK

  • Professor Steve Jefferys, London Metropolitan University, Working Lives Research Institute

         Place du dialogue social transnational au niveau de l'entreprise à l’exemple de BNP-Paribas

  • Christophe Teissier, ASTREES

15.00   Coffee break

15.15     Round table with social partners from the finance sector

  • Chair: Dr Vassil Kirov, Patrick Thill, CEPS/INSTEAD

16.30   Closing notes

19.00   Dinner


24 January 2014


9.00     Internal Consortium meeting: Discussion of the action plan, revision of the budget, identification of key stakeholders

10.30   Coffee break

10.45   Methodological workshop: Discussion of the research agenda, methodology and preparation of country seminars

12.30   Lunch

13.30   Methodological workshop: Communication strategies and dissemination of results

17.00   End of the Consortium meeting


Simultaneous interpretation English - French/French - English will be provided during the kick-off meeting.






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