The TTYPE consortium would like to sign off with the presentation of a business case and roadmap for the realization of a European pension tracking service and support organization. Please join us for the

TTYPE Grand Finale

Wednesday 1st of June,

14.00 - 18.00

European Economic and Social Committee

Van Maerlantstraat 2, Brussels

At this venue, we will hand over with much pride and confidence our research paper and recommendations to EC Commissioner for Employment Mrs Marianne Thyssen. Considering all the groundwork that has been laid out in the past years, and with the support of the European pension community, we are convinced all preparations are in place for a next phase.

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The project hands over its final results to EC Commissioner Mrs Marianne Thyssen.


Reception and registration

14.00 – 14.30

Welcome by Georges Dassis, president of the EESC

Introduction by Peter Melchior, chairman of Pensions Info DK and TTYPE Steering Committee

Statement by Brian Hayes, member of European Parliament and IORP rapporteur

14.30 – 15.00

A perspective on labour mobility and pension awareness

Yves Stevens, professor of social law at the University of Leuven

15.00 – 15.30

Highlights of the TTYPE business plan

Eric van Elburg & Titus Sips, members of TTYPE project group

15.30 – 15.45

Position of the European Commission on European pension tracking

Marianne Thyssen, EU commissioner of Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility

15.45 – 16.00

Handing over the TTYPE report to EU Commissioner Marianne Thyssen by the TTYPE Steering Committee

16.00 – 16.30

Where there is a will, there is a way – panel discussion

Petru Sorin Dandea, member at EESCMatti Leppälä, Pensions Europe

Radek Maly, head of unit at DG EMPL

Krzysztof Pater, member at EESC

Darren Philp, head of policy at The People’s Pension (moderator)

16.30 – 17.15

And now… what’s next?

Darren Philp looks at an ETS with representatives of national tracking services and providers from Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Sweden and The Netherlands from their perspective


Closing remarks and drinks

This event is moderated by Michel de Jonge, secretary to the TTYPE Steering Committee.