The European Forum for New Ideas with its second edition in Sopot, 26-28 September 2012, is an international conference of business communities, also attended by representatives of the cultural sector, scholars and politicians. EFNI is organized by the Polish Confederation of Private Employers Lewiatan in collaboration with BUSINESSEUROPE, the City of Sopot, as well as leading companies and institutions.
Economists, entrepreneurs, and executives from all over the world will arrive again at the Polish coast to join forces with the most eminent intellectuals, personalities from the cultural sector and academia, social activists and politicians to seek meaningful solutions to the most fundamental economic, political and civilizational problems facing Europe.
In order to exit the crisis and compete with emerging economies, Europe needs to reinvent itself anew. The Old Continent has to rebalance its ambitions, competencies and capabilities. Europe needs to devise a new external relations strategy, but first and foremost, it needs to regain the trust and confidence of its citizens and restore its leadership. The business community should be active in all of these processes and strongly accentuate its views and opinions.
Therefore, at EFNI 2012, the future of the European social model and the state’s role in the economy and civil society will be discussed. The question of quotas and parities and prospective configurations of new financial governance will be examined. There will be discussons concerning the energy revolution and its ability to save the world and the most relevant topics such as innovation, future of education, climate and corporate social responsibility.
Organized of the event - PKPP Lewiatan is the strongest business organization representing private sector companies in Poland. It strives to foster competitiveness of the Polish economy and success of Polish companies. PKPP Lewiatan brings together over 60 trade and regional employers’ organizations and a number of individual members. It represents 3 750 companies employing over 750 000 people. Its members and experts provided opinions on more than 2 500 draft laws and regulations covering various areas of the economy in order to ensure that the business community’s proposals are endorsed during the course of the legislative process.
Liberte! has a pleasure to be among EFNI’s knowledge partners.
For more details please visit the official website.