Connecting Europe and Asia

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Conference organized by the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) and the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee (RBWC)

Taking place toward the end of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, this conference will discuss ways to improve cooperation between Europe and Asia and to better connect Europe and Asia to the benefit of both sides.

Experts from academia, business and politics will debate how to achieve these goals and promote deeper integration between Europe and Asia.

They will discuss the current institutional framework, initiatives such as the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative, European integration and relations between the European Union (EU) and Eurasia, focusing on trade relations and on Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

A related focus will be on Asia’s relations with the Danube region, with contributions also from the Danube Macro Region Business Forum (DMRBF).

Please note that the program will be available by November 21, 2018.

Conference date:         
December 14, 2018, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Conference venue:       
Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Otto-Wagner-Platz 3
1090 Vienna