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Conference & graduation of the ELP fellows

Conference & graduation of the ELP fellows

We are happy to invite you to the concluding conference and graduation ceremony of the first cohort of the European Leadership Programme (ELP). Please join us to discuss the importance of forming young leaders in Europe. After defending their dissertations, the ELP fellows will take part in afternoon panels with professors and institutional partners. 

The conference will take place on the 12th of July 2019 at the COMECE, 19 Sq. de Meeûs, Brussels, from 13:00 to 17:00. 


12.30 Registration 

1:00 pm Moderator: Botond Feledy 

Welcome and introduction 

· Welcome (COMECE) 

· Franck Janin SJ, Jesuit Conference of European Provincials 

1:15 pm Videos and presentation by the fellows 

(moderator: Magdalena Smenda) 

1.40pm Youth and Leadership 

·Peter Rožič SJ – Jesuit European Social Centre 

·Benoît Willemaers SJ – La Viale Europe 

·Victoria Martín de la Torre – European Parliament 

2:30pm Keynote Speaker: Archbishop Alain Paul Lebeaupin 

Apostolic Nuncio to European Union 

2:40pm Combining career with personal growth 

· Josianne Gauthier – CIDSE 

· Edmond Grace SJ – JESC 

· Antoine Renard – FAFCE 

· Marie De Saint Cheron – Safran Group 

· Peter J. Verovšek – University of Sheffield 

3.45 pm Networking coffee break 

4.00 pm Graduation ceremony 

4.30 pm Adjourn 

For your convenience you can download the programme here