Pre-register before 25 February 2019! 

The Summit aims at gathering in pa​rticular local and regional politicians to discuss the future of the European Union.
Should you wish to attend, please enter your data in the pre-registration form below before Monday, 25 February.

Kindly note that your pre-registration cannot be considered as a confirmation.
We will come back to you as soon as possible with more information on the stage of your registration.

Speakers

Karl-Heinz Lambertz
President of the European Committee of the Regions​

Vasilica-Viorica Dăncilă

​Prime Minister of Romania​

Donald Tusk

​President of the European Council (tbc)​

Michel Barnier

European Chief Negotiator for the United Kingdom Exiting the European Union

Robert Sorin Negoiță

​President of the Romanian Delegation to the European Committee of the Regions

Annika Annerby Jansson

President of the Regional Council of Skåne, Sweden

Magnus Berntsson

President of the Assembly of European Regions and of R20 (Regions for climate action) and Regional Minister of the Environment and Vice-President of the Regional Council of Västra Götaland, Sweden

Philippe Close

Mayor of the City of Brussels, Belgium

Vasco Alves Cordeiro

President of the Conference of Peripheral and Maritime Regions of Europe and of the Regional Government of the Azores, Portugal

Corina Crețu

European Commissioner for Regional Policy

Adrian Florin Dobre

Mayor of the Municipality of Ploiești, Romania​​

Rena Dourou

Regional Governor of Attica, Greece

Juraj Droba

President of the Bratislava Self-Governing Region, Slovakia

Aleksandra Dulkiewicz

​Acting Mayor of Gdansk, Poland

Astrid Fodor

​Mayor of the Municipality of Sibiu, Romania

Luca Jahier

​President of the European Economic and Social Committee

Markku Markkula

First Vice-President of the CoR

Oliver Paasch

​President of the Association of European Border Regions and Minister-President of the German Speaking Community of Belgium

Elżbieta Anna Polak

Marshal of Lubuskie Voivodeship, Poland

Donatella Porzi

President of the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies and President of the regional assembly of Umbria, Italy

Iñigo Urkullu Renteria

President of the Regional Government of the Basque Country

Gilles Simeoni

President of the Executive Council of Corsica, France

Jiří Štěpán

Governor of Hradec Králové Region, Czech Republic

Bettina Vollath

​President of Styria's Parliament

Democracy
The EU's local and regional governments are key players in strengthening European democracy and identity.
Proximity
Regions, cities and their leaders are important for the delivery of a sustainable, competitive and fair European Union.
Solidarity
Solidarity among EU Member States, regions and cities must be at the heart of the European Union to deliver an even more sustainable and competitive Europe.