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We'll be live during our Congress!

29/11/2017

We are looking forward to welcoming all of you already on Friday to the ALDE Party Congress in Amsterdam. However, for those of you who can't make it, you can still follow all speeches and debates via Facebook Live. Like our Facebook page and stay tuned!

Livestream

Friday 1 December

16:00 – 16:30 Official Opening of the 38th ALDE Party Congress 

Hans van Baalen MEP, ALDE Party President
Guy Verhofstadt MEP, ALDE Group Leader

16:30 – 18:30 Keynote Speeches & 1st Plenary Debate 

Keynote Speeches:
Alexander Pechtold MP, Party Leader D66
Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, DP Luxembourg 

1st Plenary Debate on Renewing Democracy in the 21st century
Speakers:
Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, DP Luxembourg 
Alexander Pechtold MP, Party Leader D66
Albert Rivera MP, Party Leader Cs
Bart Somers, ALDE-CoR President
Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition

Saturday 2 December

10:00 – 11:30 Keynote Speeches & 2nd Plenary Debate 

Keynote Speeches:
Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, Centre Party Estonia
Vĕra Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers, Gender Equality

2nd Plenary Debate on The Future of European Internet Policy
Speakers:
Sophie in 't Veld MEP, D66
Vĕra Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers, Gender Equality
Prime Minister Jüri Ratas, Centre Party Estonia
Luther Lowe, Global Vice President Public Policy, Yelp
David Wheeldon, Group Director Policy & Public Affairs, Sky

13:30 – 15:15 Keynote speeches & 3rd Plenary Debate 

Keynote Speeches:
Prime Minister Mark Rutte, VVD the Netherlands
Prime Minister Miro Cerar, SMC Slovenia

3rd Plenary Debate
Speakers:
Prime Minister Miro Cerar, SMC Slovenia
Prime Minister Mark Rutte, VVD, the Netherlands
Gwendolyn Rutten, Party Leader Open Vld
Other speakers tbc

15:30 – 17:30 Plenary Speeches & Interactive Workshop on New Economic Models: The Future of Work via European Liberal Forum Facebook page

Welcome Words:
Dr Jurgen Martens, President, European Liberal Forum

Keynote Speakers:
European Commissioner Violeta Bulc
Martina Dlabajova MEP, ANO
Jacques Bughin, Senior Partner, McKinsey
Georgios Mavros, Public Policy Manager, Google

Moderator:
Kamran Ullah

17:30 – 19:00 Keynote speeches & 4th Plenary Debate 

Keynote Speech:
Jari Leppä, Minister of Agriculture Finland, Keskusta

4th Plenary Debate on Innovation & Future of the CAP: How can Liberals prioritise Competitiveness & Sustainability in European Agriculture

Speakers: 
Fredrick Federley MEP, Centerpartiet
Jan Huitema MEP, VVD
Volker Koch-Achelpoehler, Head of EU Liaison Bayer
Jari Leppä, Minister of Agriculture Finland, Keskusta
Catherine Bearder MEP, Liberal Democrats
Florine Kremer, Food security and sustainability Researcher at Wageningen University

19:00 – 19:20 Plenary speeches 

Juli Minoves, Liberal International President
Taavi Roivas MP, Chair ALDE Manifesto Drafting Committe

Sunday 3 December

12:00 - 12:30 Announcement of Bureau Election Results

Speakers:
Jacob Moroza-Rasmussen, Secretary General ALDE Party
Hans van Baalen MEP, ALDE Party President

Facebook Live interviews

Friday 1 December

14:00 - 14:30 ALDE Party President Hans van Baalen MEP

18:30 - 19:00 Margrethe Vestager, European Commissioner / Gwendolyn Rutten, Open Vld leader

Saturday 2 December

11:00 - 11:20 Sophie in 't Veld, D66 MEP (tbc)

13:10 - 13:20 Vera Jourova, European Commissioner (tbc)

15:30 - 16:00 Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (tbc)

15:30 - 16:00 Guy Verhoftstadt, ALDE Group leader via Guy Verhofstadt's Facebook page

18:00 - 18:30 Bart Somers, ALDE-CoR leader via ALDE-CoR's Facebook page

Sunday 3 December

10:30 - 10:50 Thalia Ntoka and Chris Pyak, Individual Members Steering Committee co-Chairs