Europe’s winter challenges: energy, economy, and politics with Joseph E. Stiglitz

  • Konferenz (hybrid)

  • 26. September 2022, 9-13 Uhr

  • Presseclub Concordia, ERSTE Stiftung, Europe's Future - ideas for actions, fjum


Mandatory Registration by Friday 23.9.2022, noon. Limited number of seats.

There are two ways to participate in this seminar:

Presseclub Concordia personal attendance – Registration!
Zoom participation – Registration!


9:00-9:10 Greetings


Ivan Vejvoda, Europe’s Futures-Ideas for Action (IWM) and Mirjana Tomić, fjum/Presseclub Concordia. Moderators.


Misha Glenny, IWM Rector, and Helmut Spudich, Presseclub Concordia

9:10-10:00: Economic challenges and perspectives

Joseph E. Stiglitz, US economist and Nobel Prize Laureate

Keynote speech followed by Q@A

10:00-10:20: Networking Coffee

10:20-11:20: Which political forces will benefit from winter hardships?

France: Gilles Paris, writer and journalist, columnist and editorial writer, Le Monde.
Slovakia: Pavol Demeš, civil society expert and TV anchor, German Marshal Fund.
Germany: Andreas Busch, political scientist, University of Göttingen.
Hungary: Marta Párdavy, lawyer, Hungarian Helsinki Committee, Co-Chair.

Panel Conversation followed by Q&A

11:20- 11: 50: Coffee and networking with speakers

11:50-12:50 Two inputs on energy followed by Q&A

Winter Energy Scenarios: short- and medium-term Options

Julian Popov, energy expert, Fellow of the European Climate Foundation, Chairman of the Building Performance Institute Europe, and Former Minister of Environment of Bulgaria. Europe’s Futures alumna.

Decarbonising economy and geopolitical challenges. Will green economy be easy to implement?

Olivia Lazard, fellow at Carnegie Europe. Her research focuses on the geopolitics of climate, the transition ushered by climate change, and the risks of conflict and fragility associated to climate change and environmental collapse.

Closing remarks: Ivan Vejvoda

Target Groups

Austrian and international journalists, thinktank analysts, and academics.