Structural funds: Annual Symposium in Berlin

February 10, 2014

Pgm2014 2020: Yes


The 9th European Annual Symposium “EU Funds 2014” will take place as every year in Berlin. From 10th to 12th March 2014 more than 500 attendees from all across Europe will have the once-a-year chance to exchange experiences and to get answers of their questions from top EU Funds experts, representing all important European and national institutions involved in the management and strategy of EU Funds. Clear focus will be put on how to manage the change with the new Generation of European Structural and Investment Funds 
The European Academy for Taxes, Economics & Law is delighted to invite all experts from across Europe, who deal with the management, certification and control of EU Funds to the biggest and most important annual event on EU Funds in Europe. 

Topics will include among others: 
• New responsibilities and challenges for Managing, Certifying and Audit Authorities 
• Efficient use of Financial Instruments that are becoming increasingly important 
• New Multi-Funds approaches: Community Led Local Development and Integrated Territorial Investment 
• Specific consequences of the new structures for Agricultural and Fisheries Funds 
• Effectively preventing and prosecuting fraud and corruption 
• Specific requirements towards annual clearances of accounts 
• Implications for beneficiaries: How to ensure maximum absorption of available funding 
• Hands-on advice on the closure of Operational Programmes 2007-2013 
Three intensive workshops will strengthen attendees’ practical expertise: 
• Setting Up a New Management and Control System 
• New Sampling Methods and Calculating the Error Rates in 2014-2020 – Practical Approach 
• How to apply for EU Funds – A workshop for Beneficiaries