Conference venue: The House of Industry, Schwarzenbergplatz 4, 1031 Vienna
Thursday, 4 October 2018
|08:00 – 09:00||Registration|
|09:00 – 09:30||
Welcome and Opening
|09:30 – 10:30||
Key Note Speech
|10:30 – 11:15||Coffee Break|
|11:15 – 12:15||
Based on current facts and expected future trends, the panel will discuss migration policy developments on the European as well as global level.
Moderation: Michael Fleischhacker, Quo Vadis Vertias Redaktions GmbH
|12:15 – 13:30||Lunch Break|
|13:30 – 15:00||
Focus 1: Migration Diplomacy and Migration Management
This panel will discuss diplomatic approaches in relation to the management of migration to Europe, especially international partnerships in the field of migration, readmission agreements, as well as visa policies. Furthermore, different aspects of the European border management will be discussed.
Moderation: Belachew Gebrewold, Management Center Innsbruck
|15:00 – 15:30||Coffee Break|
|15:30 – 17:00||
Focus 2: Return and Sustainable Reintegration
This panel will examine the topics of return and sustainable reintegration in return countries. Beside a presentation of existing strategies, the factors determining the success of a sustainable approach will be discussed.
Moderation: Melita Hummel-Sunjic, Transcultural Campaigning
Friday, 5 October 2018
|08:30 – 09:00||Registration|
|09:00 – 10:00
10:30 – 12:30
Focus 3: Local Protection and Support
This panel will critically review protection and support measures in the regions of origin of displaced persons and migrants, as well as in transit regions. As part of a more general introduction on EU measures and instruments, specific projects will be presented.
Moderation: Karim El-Gawhary, Austrian Broadcasting Corporation
|10:00 – 10:30||Coffee Break|
|12:30 – 13:00||
|13:00 – 14:00||Lunch Snack|