Friday 27 April

Time Event Venue
11:00 - 14:00 ALDE-CoR and MRF Mayors Meeting (by invitation only) Vihren 1+2, Hilton Sofia
14:00 - 16:00
ALDE Party Expert Forum on Human Rights 
In cooperation with the LI Human Rights Committee and supported by FNF SEE
Markus Loening, ALDE Party Vice President and Chairman of LI Human Rights Committee
Dr. Steffani Krisper MP, NEOS, Austria and Member of LI Human Rights Committee
Velislava Popova, Editor in Chief of
Oscar Wåglund Söderström, Chair of Liberalerna’s International Committee and Former State Secretary for European Affairs, Sweden
Dr. Simona Kustec Lipicer MP, SMC, Slovenia and Member of the ALDE Manifesto Drafting Committee
Moussala I, Hilton Sofia
16:00 Urgency Resolutions Deadline [deadline 15:00 CET]  
16:00 - 18:00 Liberal International Bureau Meeting (by invitation only) Moussala I, Hilton Sofia
18:00 - 20:30
ALDE Party Bureau Dinner Meeting (by invitation only) Vihren 1+2, Hilton Sofia
20:30 - 22:30
Welcome Drinks Reception (drinks & snacks provided)Hosted by ALDE-CoR Hilton Sofia Lobby

Saturday 28 April

Time Event Venue
7:30 - 17:00 Registration Hilton Sofia Foyer
8:00 - 9:30 Breakfast Fringe Meeting hosted by ELF and LIF on Conditional Cohesion Policy: New Incentives for a Liberal Europe?
Dr Jürgen Martens MP, FDP Germany, President of ELF
Iskra Mihaylova MEP, MRF, Bulgaria
Martina Dlabajova MEP, ANO, Czech Republic
Petras Auštrevičius MEP, Liberal Movement, Lithuania
Michiel Rijsberman, Member of Executive Council, Province of Flevoland
Zinaida Zlatanova, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Bulgaria
Aleko I+II, Hilton Sofia
9:00 - 9:30
Arrival Coffee Hilton Sofia Foyer
9:30 - 10:00
Official Opening Speeches:
Hans van Baalen MEP, ALDE Party President
Mustafa Karadayi, MRF Party Leader, Bulgaria
Moussala I+II, Hilton Sofia
10:00 - 12:00 Manifesto Session
10:00 – 10:15
Update on Manifesto Drafting Procedure with Chair of Manifesto Drafting Committee, Taavi Rõivas MP, Reform Party, Estonia
10:15 – 11:30 
Stakeholders Debate with Members of National & European Parliaments, LYMEC and Business
Fredrick Federley MEP, Centerpartiet, Sweden, ALDE Party Vice-President
Alexander Graf Lambsdorff MP, FDP Germany
Svenja Hahn, President of LYMEC
Xavier Leprince, Head of EAME Business Sustainability, Syngenta
Dilan Yesilgöz-Zegerius MP, VVD, the Netherlands
11:30 – 12:00 
Consultation with members of Manifesto Drafting Committee
Martina Dlabajová MEP, ANO, Czech Republic
Dr Christopher Gohl, FDP, Germany
Svenja Hahn, President of LYMEC
Dr Simona Kustec Lipicer MP, SMC, Slovenia
Moussala I+II, Hilton Sofia
12:30 - 14:00
Lunchtime Fringe Meeting hosted by FNF SEE on The New Enlargement Strategy: A Year of Chance for the Balkans
Ilhan Kyuchyuk MEP, MRF, Bulgaria, ALDE Party Vice President
Jasenko Selimović MEP, Liberalerna, Sweden
Roman Jakič, Chairman of LIBSEEN
Rejhan Vuniqi, Deputy Foreign Minister, Kosovo
Michael Link MP, FDP, Germany
Anne Mulder MP, VVD, the Netherlands
Aleko I+II, Hilton Sofia
14:00 - 17:30
ALDE Party Council MeetingChair: Hans van Baalen MEP, ALDE Party President Moussala I+II, Hilton Sofia
17:45 Departure (on foot) to Lozenets Residence from outside front entrance of Hilton, Sofia with ALDE Party Staff Hilton-Lozenets
18:00 - 21:00 Official Council Dinner Reception
Hosted by MRF, Bulgaria
Presentation of LI Medal of Liberalism
Lozenets Residence
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