The Future of European Law and Policy - 5th Conference on European Law and Policy in Context

Date: 23 to 24-06-2016

Location: University of Birmingham - Law School, Edgbaston Campus Map, Red Zone, R1

Languages: English

Fees: € 65

Organiser: Institute of European Law, University of Birmingham


Type: Bi-annual series of conferences

The Institute of European Law is pleased to announce the latest in our bi-annual series of conferences on European Law and Policy in Context.

A topical conference on the future of EU law and policy held in Birmingham on the day the United Kingdom votes in the historical referendum on EU membership and on the day the result will be announced. 50 papers will be delivered by academics, doctoral students and legal practitioners from 15 countries.

Conference Programme

Thursday 23 June 2016, 11.15 am-12.45 pm

Opening plenary session: “More Europe?”

Chair: Professor Martin Trybus, Director, Institute of European Law, University of Birmingham

A deeper Europe? Ever Closer EMU: Professor Fabian Amtenbrink, Erasmus University Rotterdam
A larger Europe? Candidates and the East: Dr Rilka Dragneva-Lewers, University of Birmingham
Europe Plus Ultra? The EU Method and TTIP: Dr Elaine Fahey, City University London

Workshops 1: Thursday 23 June 2016, 1.45-3.30 pm

1A: The Future of Competition and Procurement Law in the EU
1B: The Future of Human Rights in the EU
1C: The Future of EU Criminal Policy (Chair: Prof. Marianne Wade; Panelists: Jannemieke Ouwerker - ECLAN Member, Samuli Miettinen - ECLAN Contact Point, Jacob Öberg - ECLAN Member and Annika Suominen - ECLAN Contact Point)

Workshops 2: Thursday 23 June 2016, 4.00-5.00 pm

2A: Europe and Migration
2B: The Future of EU Integration
2C: Europe and the Outside World
2D: Energy for the EU

Reception: 7.00-8.00 pm & dinner 8.00-10.00pm, Astor Suite, Staff House, University of Birmingham

Workshops 3: Friday 24 June 2016, 9.30-11.15 am

3A: The Future of European Monetary Union I
3B: The Future of EU Constitutional Law I

Workshops 4: Friday 24 June 2016, 11.45-13.15 am

4A: The Future of European Monetary Union II
4B: The Future of Social Europe
4C: The Future of European Constitutional Law II

Barbecue, 1.15-2.30 (weather permitting)

Closing plenary session: Less Europe? The EU Brexit Referendum of 2016

Friday 24 June 2016, 2.30-3.30 pm

Chair: Professor Martin Trybus, Director of the IEL, University of Birmingham

Professor John Fender, Department of Economics, University of Birmingham
Malcolm Harbour, OBE, MEP for the West Midlands 1999-2014
Dr Tim Haughton, POLSIS, University of Birmingham

If you are interested in registering to attend, please do so via the UoB online shop page for the conference, which can be found here.


Academic Registration £45.00

Speaker Registration £20.00

Standard Registration £95.00

Student Registration £35.00