Category Archives: Trade

‘EU Trade Policy at the Crossroads’, Vienna 4-6 February 2016

Proceedings from the Vienna Conference on EU Trade Policy has now been published online at the conference website. The conference documentation consists of:

Conference Videos:
Short Conference “Teaser” Video (3 minutes)
Full Conference Video (31 minutes)
Video Opening Event 4.2.2016 (110 minutes), with Stephen Gill, Penny Clarke, John Hilary and Ferdi de Ville.
Video Plenary I, 5.2.2016 (93 minutes) – “The economic effects of new generation FTAs: alternative approaches to impact assessment” with Rudi von Arnim, Frank Ackerman and Sabine Stephan.
Video Plenary II, 5.2.2016 (117 minutes) – “The regulatory agenda of news generation FTAs – Regulatory Convergence or De-Regulation?” with Sheila Jasanoff, Marija Bartl and Jean-Christophe Graz.
Video Plenary III, 6.2.2016 (78 minutes) – “Alternatives and proposals for a more democratic EU Trade Policy” with Alexandra Strickner, Manuel Pérez-Rocha and Christoph Scherrer. See

Interviews with Keynote Speakers (ca. 5 minutes each):
EU Trade Conference 4-6.2.2016, Interview Stephen Gill (York University, Toronto).
EU Trade Conference 4-6.2.2016, Interview Frank Ackerman (Synapse Energy Economics Cambridge/Massachusetts).
EU Trade Conference 4-6.2.2016, Interview Marija Bartl (Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam).
EU Trade Conference 4-6.2.2016, Interview Sheila Jasanoff  (Harvard Kennedy School Cambridge, Massachusetts).
EU Trade Conference 4-6.2.2016, Interview Manuel Pérez-Rocha (Institute for Policy Studies, Washington and Transnational Institute, Amsterdam).

Photo galleries:
Thursday, 4.2.: Public Opening Event
Friday, 5.2.: 1st day of the conference
Saturday, 6.2.: 2nd day of the conference
Powerpoint-presentations and speaking notes of key-note/plenary speakers are available here.