Pan-European Conference on Public Utilities

EPSU Utilities conference

EPSU’s Pan-European Conference on Public Utilities is back! Join us online on Tuesday, 10 May 2022 for the opening proceedings and a panel discussion on an issue that is only becoming more important: rising energy prices, and how unions can take action.

How can unions fight rising energy prices?

When? 13:30-15:45 CEST, Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Who? (All speakers subject to change)

  • Diederik Samson, Head of Cabinet of Frans Timmermans
  • Matthew Lay, National Secretary for Energy at UNISON
  • Jan Willem Goudriaan, General Secretary EPSU
  • Ludovic Voet, Confederal Secretary, European Trade Union Confederation
  • Sean Sweeney, Coordinator, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy
  • Muriel Marcilloux, Head of International Department at FNME – CGT
  • Cornelia Ernst, MEP, Die Linke
  • Ambrosio José Arias, UGT FICA, Spain

Where? Here!

Right to public services

Access to public utilities – like energy, water and waste management – should be a given. They are basic needs for both individuals and communities. But between structural inequalities, privatisation and the planet in crisis, these rights are far from certain. Join EPSU’s Pan-European Conference on Public Utilities to learn more about what’s happening across Europe – and find out how we can fight for our rights!

When? 16:00 -17:15 CEST

Who? (All speakers subject to change)

  • Judith Vorbach, Austrian Chamber of Labour
  • David Boys, Deputy General Secretary, Public Services International
  • Yiorgos Argovtopoulos, President of the trade union in Eyath water company, Thessaloniki
  • Kieran Pradeep, Policy Advisor, Friends of the Earth

Where? Here!

For the full agenda (EN)