The 15th European Parliament Ceramics Forum (EPCF) took place on 3 December in Brussels hosted by EPCF Chair, MEP Paul Rübig and co-hosted by MEP Elisabetta Gardini. Members of the European Parliament, European Commission officials and industry representatives participated in panel debates on topical issues of relevance for the ceramic industry:
- Resource efficiency & sustainable construction: Making the circular economy a reality
- Trade & competitiveness: Enabling SMEs to compete at international level
- Climate & energy: Streamlining industrial competitiveness in post 2020 EU ETS
Following the Forum, Daniel Calleja Crespo of DG Enterprise gave the keynote speech at a cocktail reception hosted by Cerame-Unie.
For further information see the attached report and agenda, or read the full press release on the 2014 Ceramic Days.