06 Apr 2023

Moving Europe from darkness into light

2023 Ideas Lab report

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Organised by CEPS, the aim of Ideas Lab is to provide a high-level intellectual forum for exchanges concerning the wide range of current and pressing issues faced by the EU. The discussions are open, insightful and impactful, with the active involvement of policymakers, researchers and representatives from industry and civil society.

The tenth edition of Ideas Lab took place over two days from 28 February to 1 March 2023 at The Square, Brussels, bringing together our team of researchers and leading experts in EU policymaking across many different fields. Following last year’s shift back towards normality in the aftermath of the pandemic, 2023 was when Ideas Lab truly lifted off again, with a packed programme that welcomed 500+ participants and over 120+ speakers.

The two days were jam-packed with a variety of different sessions, from warm-ups to prime talks, to more intimate breakfast sessions and our interactive CEPS lab sessions. To find out more about our biggest event of the year, please do dive into this short report summarising the event’s key moments and we look forward to seeing you at Ideas Lab 2024!

For any queries you may have on this and/or future editions of Ideas Lab, please contact Andrea Bittnerova, CEPS Senior External Relations and Events Manager at andrea.bittnerova@ceps.eu.