EPICENTER holds a number of events throughout the year. These range from conferences and panel discussions to formal lectures and book launches, as well as private lunches and suppers. Our events attract renowned speakers from various backgrounds, such as politicians, journalists, academics and business people. They normally take place in Brussels, although occasionally we hold events in other European capitals.

To attend our public events, please join our mailing list at the bottom of the page.

If you are interested in our private events programme, please e-mail



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Competing Aims: Reforming Tax Policy Across Europe After Covid

Tax competition is often presented as a zero-sum game, instead of an important policy tool that can foster growth and create further opportunities to all participants of the economy. Globalisation created a world where capital is highly mobile and businesses can choose competitive economies with the highest possible returns on their investment. Countries with simple and neutral tax systems have better chances of attracting investment, minimising tax evasion, and maximising economic growth. Yet, many European countries have chosen a path of complicated tax regimes, with high overall taxation and a great number of loopholes and exemptions.

State Aid & Fair Competition

EPICENTER is delighted to invite you to an event co-hosted by our Lithuanian member think tank and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation.

The discussion aims to shed light on the problems that state aid creates and find ways to create free and fair competition within the Single Market.

Experts from three of our member think tanks, together with representatives of the European Commission and Parliament will provide their insights on the State Aid Modernisation Reform conducted by the EU in 2012.

Nanny State Index Conference 2019

The Nanny State Index (NSI) is a league table of the best and worst places in the European Union to eat, drink, smoke and vape. The conference explores the effects of lifestyle regulations across the EU with policy makers, academics and representatives of the affected industries.

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