Bratislava, 9 July 2016

Mr. Rifkin joined Maros Sefcovic, Vice President of the European Commission for Energy Union, and Markku Markkula, President of the Committee of the Regions, in Bratislava to give a keynote presentation and showcase the Third Industrial Revolution flagship regions of Hauts-de-France and the Metropolitan Region of Rotterdam and The Hague. The summit gathered around 700 people from across Europe and was the largest event held in Bratislava during Slovakia’s EU Presidency. Delegates at the Summit included the 350 members of the European Committee of the Regions and politicians from the national and European level, as well as European Commissioners, experts, and business representatives.