Afholdt The Road Towards Brexit

The Road Towards Brexit

The EU and the UK have less than two years to settle their divorce and to set out their future relationship. The conference will provide an overview of the current negotiations, outline the risks and opportunities that Danish enterprises are facing, and offer insights into the future relationship between the EU and the UK.

Conference organised by Altinget and Rasmussen Global
Christiansborg, Fællessalen

08:15-09:00: Registration - please arrive early due to security measures

09:00-09:05: Introduction by Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Founder of Rasmussen Global 

09:05-09:20: Brexit seen from a Danish perspective by Kristian Jensen, Minister of Finance

09:20-09:50: The road towards Brexit by Jeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen, Secretary-General of the Council

09:50-10:40: A corporate response to Brexit – a moderated debate and Q&A

Jens Ladefoged Mortensen, Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen

Jens Klarskov, CEO, the Danish Chamber of Commerce

Martin H. Thelle, Partner and Managing Director, Copenhagen Economics

Kasper Thormod Nielsen, Director Global Trade Policy and Food Regulatory Affairs, Arla Foods

Rebecca Adler-Nissen, Professor, University of Copenhagen

Quick fire session with Peter Hummelgaard Thomsen, MP, EU spokesperson for the Social Democratic Party and member of the Business, Growth and Export Committee

10:40-11:00: Coffee break 

11:00-11:25: UK’s approach to the upcoming negotiations by Dominic Schroeder, British Ambassador to Denmark

11:25-11:50: Brexit seen from a global perspective by Sir Nigel Sheinwald, Senior Advisor, Rasmussen Global 

11:50-12:00: Concluding remarks by Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Rasmus Nielsen, publisher, Altinget

Moderators: Birger Riis-Jørgensen, Senior Advisor, Rasmussen Global and Jakob Nielsen, Editor-in-chief, Altinget




The Road Towards Brexit

Time and place
Tuesday June 13 from 09:00 - 12:00


The conference will also be live streamed.