Past Conferences

2017 Press Events



Thursday, March 23th




“Brexit : La feuille de route du retrait : des étapes aux multiples enjeux “








Wednesday, March 15th



Enrico LETTA

“Contre vents et marées: idées sur l’Europe et sur l’Italie”






Wednesday, March 8th



Maurice RIPERT

« Les relations franco-russes dans le contexte de la relation Russie/Union européenne »







Tuesday, January 17th



Yousif Thomas Mirkis

“Espérance, ou espoir dans le climat actuel du proche-Orient?”





Friday, January 13th 




Gary Swindells

“COSTCO: Innovateur?”





2016-2015 Press Events


Monday, December 5th



Vladimir Iakounine

“The Bilateral relationships between the Federation of Russia and the Occident”





Thursday, November 24th


S.E Monsieur l’ambassadeur Laurent Bili, Ambassadeur de France au Brésil

« The Economic situation in Brazil and the Bilateral relationships between France and Brazil . »






Tuesday, November 8th



Pierre Gattaz, MEDEF President

“The strengths of France in an ever changing world”





Wednesday, October 19th



Hervé Mariton, MP, LR for Drôme

« The indispensible reforms for France »





Friday, September 30th



Jean-François Carenco, Préfet of the Ile de France Region

« The Grand Paris in the making: attractiveness and opportunities of a global city »,





Tuesday, September 20th


Alain Bauer, Professor of Applied Criminology at the CNAM in Paris, New York, Beijing and Shanghai,

« Mutations of terrorism »,






Wednesday, July 13th


François Fillon, Running to be Les Républicains’ Candidate for the Presidential Elections, MP and former Prime Minister (2007-2012)

“My Political Programme for France”






Tuesday, June 14th


Nicole Fontaine, Former President of the European Parliament (1999-2002),

“Brexit: a chance ? Rethinking Europe”, Book co-authored with François Poulet-Mathis,






Wednesday, June 1st


David Reed, British and Brussels Policy Expert, Partner and Head of Financial Services at Kreag Group, Head of the Financial Policy Advisor (FPA),

“Brexit or not Brexit: the Aftermath of the Referendum of June 23rd in UK and within the EU Countries”





Tuesday, May 31th


Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg,

“Fintech, Digitalisation, Research: Innovation as an engine of growth in Europe”






Tuesday, May 31th



H.E. Mr Alshiabani Mansour Abuhamoud, Ambassador of Libya to France,

“How the International Community can help Libya?”





Thursday, May 19th



Reinhold Würth, CEO of the Würth Foundation and Founder of the Würth Group,






Tuesday, May 17th



Bruno Le Maire, Running to be Les Républicains’ Candidate for the Presidential Elections, MP and former Minister of Agriculture,






Wednesday, May 11th



H.E. Mr Mohamed Ali Chihi, Ambassador of Tunisia to France,

“France-Tunisia: a Privileged Partnership and Common Challenges”





Thursday, April 7th



Gérard Larcher, President of the French Senate,

“National and International News”





Friday, March 18th


Richard Nephew, Program Director, Economic Statecraft, Sanctions and Energy Markets, Center on Global Energy Policy,

“Demystifying U.S. Policy on Iran post-Implementation”







Friday, Feb 19th



Alain Lamassoure, European MP,

“The European Union: more unpopular, more necessary”






Friday, Feb 12th


Anne Houtman, Principal Advisor, Directorate General for Energy at the European Commission,

“After Paris COP 21, What will be the Future of European Climate Policy”







Friday, Feb 5th



Thierry Solère, MP, President of the Organizational Committee for Primary, Les Républicains,

“The Organization of Primary for Les Républicains”






Tuesday, Jan 26th



HE Mr Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut, Ambassador of Germany to France,

“The French German Bilateral Relations”





Thursday, Jan 14th


Alexandre Saubot, Chairman of UIMM, Vice-Chairman of MEDEF in charge of social affairs, Chief Operating Officer of Haulotte group,

“French social framework, what can we expect?”






Tuesday, Jan 12th


Jean-Christophe Lagarde, Chairman of the UDI and MP for Drancy,

“Political Situation of France after the November 13 Paris Terrorists Attacks and Regional Elections of December 2015”






Thursday, Oct 22nd



Laurent Wauquiez running for the Presidency of the Rhône-Alpes – Auvergne Region

“What future for the Rhône-Alpes Auvergne Region?”





Tuesday, Oct 20th



Valérie Pécresse, running for the Presidency of the Ile-de-France Region

“What future for the Ile-de-France Region?”,





Wednesday, Oct 7th



Axelle Lemaire, State Secretary for the Digital Sector,

“French Legislative Law project for the Digital Environment”,





Thursday, Oct 1st


Committee “Focus on Europe”

Steven Maijoor, Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

 EU Financial Regulation – A Changing Landscape





Friday, Sept 25th


H.E. Sir Peter Ricketts, Ambassador of Great Britain to France,

 “The French British Bilateral Relations, the Future of Europe”,






Friday, Sept 4th


H.E. M. Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France to the United States of America,

 “The French American Bilateral Relations”,






2014-2012 Press Events



Professeur Gérard Saillant,

President of the Brain & Spine Institute (ICM) and Alexis Génin, Head of Research and Technology Development 

July 2, 2015








H.E. David O’Sullivan,

Ambassador of the European Union to the USA

June 25, 2015







Linas Linkevicius,

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania,

June 4, 2015






Paulina Dejmek-Hack,

Economic Advisor for the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker,

May 19, 2015






France-Germany Debate,

H.E. Ms Susanne Wasum-Rainer, Ambassador of Germany to France and H.E. M. Pierre Lévy, Director European Union, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs,

April 17, 2015







Philippe Léglise-Costa,

Secretary General for European Affairs,

April 14, 2015






Augustin de Romanet,

Chairman and CEO of


March 17, 2015







Jean-Christophe Lagarde,

Chairman of the UDI and MP for Drancy,

March 3, 2015







Jean Arthuis,

West MP, Chairman of the Committee on Budgets, European Parliament,

February 24, 2015







Gérard Rameix,

Chairman of the AMF,

January 26, 2015







Carlos Ghosn,

Chairman and CEO of RENAULT-NISSAN,

January 19, 2015







HE Mr Pierre Sellal,

France’s Permanent Representative to European Union,

November 27, 2014







Alexandre de Juniac,

CEO of Air France-KLM,

November 4, 2014







Francis Maude,

UK Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General,

November 13, 2014







L.Daniel Mullaney,

Assistant USA Trade Representative for Europe and the Middle East,

November 12, 2014







Pascal Saint Amans,

Director of CTP for the OECD,

November 4, 2014







Jean-Christophe Belliard,

Director of Africa and Asia, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs,

September 30, 2014







HE Mr Yoichi Suzuki,

Ambassador of Japan to France

September 24, 2014