Day 020 September 2017
17:00—18:30Registration (at Astra building lobby, Narva mnt 29)
Day I21 September 2017
08:00—09:00Registration (at Astra building lobby, Narva mnt 29)
09:00—09:10Welcoming Speech
  • Professor Tiit Land, Rector, Tallinn University
09:10—09:50Opening Speeches
  • Andres Anvelt, Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Estonia
  • Olivier Onidi, Deputy Director General of the Directorate General Migration and Home Affairs (DG HOME), European Commission
09:50—11:20Session I: The EU in the Global Race for Talents   [Read more...]
11:20—11:50Coffee break
11:50—13:20Session II: Member State Practices in the EU: Competitors or Collaborators?   [Read more...]
  • Ruth Annus, Head of Migration and Border Policy Department, Ministry of the Interior, Estonia
  • Barbara Hess, Expert at Migration and Integration Research Section, Federal Office of Migration and Refugees (BAMF), Germany
  • Nikolaj Lubanski, Director of Talent Attraction, Copenhagen Capacity, Denmark
  • Yvonne van Hest, Program Director of Brainport Development, the Netherlands
14:30—15:30Session III: Companies in the Globalized World   [Read more...]
  • Professor Will Harvey, Director of the Business, Institutions and Policy Research Cluster, University of Exeter Business School
  • Jo Antoons, Partner and Practice Leader of Fragomen
  • Jurga McCluskey, Head of Immigration at Deloitte UK
  • Alvar Lumberg, Head of Development of Transferwise
15:30—16:00Coffee break
16:00—17:00Session IV: Global Talent on the Move   [Read more...]
17:00—17:10Group photo of the EMN representatives
19:30—21:30Reception at the Seaplane Harbour Museum
Day II22 September 2017
08:45—10:15Workshop Session I: Attracting Talents
Three strands are running in parallel:
10:15—10:35Coffee break
10:35—12:05Workshop Session II: Retaining Talents
Three strands are running in parallel:
12:05—12.45Standing lunch
12:25—12:40Workshop Conclusions
12:40—12:50Closing Remarks
12:50—12.55Bus leaving for the e-Estonia showroom
13:30—15:00Presentation at the e-Estonia showroom (by invitation only)