Conference Social Dialogue in the Transforming Economy

Conference Social Dialogue in the Transforming Economy

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Socitrec is a research project wich provides a comprehensive understanding of company-level social dialogue in the EU. After more than two years of research, a consortium of five public universities and research institutions from different European countries invite you to this hybrid Conference to present their key findings and their implications for European Social Dialogue, which will be discussed by other experts and practicioners in the field.



Event Program

09:30 – 09:35 Opening

Prof. Dr. Holm-Detlev Köhler, University of Oviedo, Spain


09:35 – 10:05 Social Dialogue in Corporate Restructuring Processes

Prof. Dr. Sergio Gonzalez Begega;

Carolina Dantas Madureira, University of Oviedo, Spain


10:05 – 10:35 Employee participation practices andcompany-level social dialogue in EU-periphery countries

Prof. Dr. Aurelian Muntean;

Dr. George Matu, National University of Political Studies andPublic Administration, Romenia


10:35 – 11:05 Employer’s strategies and approaches towardscompany-level social dialogue

Prof. Dr. Manfred Wannöffel;

Tim Harbecke, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany


11:30 – 13:00 The future of European social dialogue

Prof. Dr. Marco Hauptmeier, Cardiff University

Prof. Dr. Miguel Martinez Lucio, University of Manchester

Prof. Dr. Paul Stewart, Grenoble Ecole de Management

Dr. Aline Hoffmann, European Trade Union Institute

Mr. Ralf Götz, IG Metall

Mr Maxime Cerutti, Business Europe


13:00 – 13:30 Closure and policy recommendations

Prof. Dr. Holm-Detlev Köhler