European Family Businesses - Families in Business for the long term

Programme

NOVEMBER 17TH

14:00 PRE-SUMMIT ACTIVITY:  Tuk Tuk Tour of Lisbon
18:30 BUS TRANSFER FROM HOTEL FOUR SEASONS TO GALA DINNER
19:00 COCKTAIL at the Palácio Nacional da Ajuda (Black tie)
19:45 WELCOME ADDRESSES
20:00

GALA DINNER at the Palácio Nacional da Ajuda (Black tie)
Presided over by Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Republic of Portugal

NOVEMBER 18TH

LOCATION: Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon

09:30 REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS 
10:00 OPENING AND WELCOME ADDRESS
• Jesús Casado, Secretary General, European Family Businesses
10:10 THE FAMILY COMPANY NEW PARADIGM
• Beatrice Ballini, Leader of Family Practice, Russell Reynolds Associates
10:30 1st PANEL: ‘KEYS TO SUCCESS, HOW COMPANIES SCALE-UP’
• Manel Adell, Board Member at Puig and ex-CEO of Desigual
• Isabel Furtado, Executive Board Director, TMG
• Christophe Bernard, Head, Middle Markets across Europe, Middle East and Africa, KPMG
Moderated by Olaf Leurs, Partner in charge of Family Business KPMG Netherlands
11:30 COFFEE BREAK
12:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
• Anthony Gardner, US Ambassador to the European Union
12.30 NETWORKING LUNCH
14:00

2nd PANEL: 'INVESTING IN A NEW EUROPE: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES'
• Fernando Abril-Martorell, Chairman, INDRA
• Pursey Heugens, Professor, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
• Günter Verheugen, ex-Commissioner for Enterprise and Industry, European Commission
• Udo Vetter, Chairman of the Advisory Board, Vetter Pharma
• Moderated by PETER VILLAX , Chairman, Associação das Empresas Familiares

15:00 COFFEE BREAK
15:25 FAMILY BUSINESS - CIVIL SOCIETY PERSPECTIVE
• Dimitris Dimitriadis, Vice-President of the Europe 2020 Steering Committee, European Economic Social Committee
15:40 CLOSING ADDRESS
• Alfonso Líbano, Chairman, European Family Businesses
• Peter Villax, Chairman, Associação das Empresas Familiares
16:00 FAMILY  PHOTO AND DRINKS