The Industrial Competitiveness task force aims to ensure that members are in dialogue with key policy makers and encompass all discussions relating to innovation and technology, environmental sustainability, energy, research, agriculture and rural developments', chemicals as well as transport.

Co-chairs:
Julie Kjestrup, APCO Worldwide
James Stevens, FleishmanHillard

Events in the last year have covered: Endocrine Disruptors, REACH, Renewable Energy Directive, Energy Efficiency Directive, Electricity market Design, ETS Review, Low carbon Mobility.

Speakers:

  • Geert Dancet, Executive Director, European Chemical Agency;
  • Peter Vis, Advisor DG Move;
  • Paul Hodson, Head of Unit Energy Efficiency & Intelligent Energy, DG Energy;
  • Karin Nienstedt and Laura Fabrizi, Policy Officer Unit E4 – Pesticides and Biocides at DG SANTE;
  • Ian Duncan MEP;
  • Bendt Bendsten MEP.