29 & 30 January 2024

Welcome to the 16th Hamburg Conference for European and SE Works Councils, scheduled on the 29th and 30th of January 2024 in the beautiful city of Hamburg.

The Presence Group is a full service communications agency for European Works Councils. Our mission is to make EWCs meaningful for all stakeholders.

That is why we partner with all organisations that work towards making this happen and this is why we would like to invite you to the annual conference organised by the EWC Academy.

For more information about the agenda, the accomodation and pricing, you can download the flyer here.

The conference is organised and facilitated by the EWC Academy but you can register by completing the form on this page. Presence will provide this information to them so they can confirm the registration.

If you have any questions, you can reach us at contact@presencegroup.eu.

I hereby make a binding reservation for the 16th Hamburg Symposium on 29th an 30th January 2024.
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Accommodation & Pricing:

  • Price: 1.495 euros per person plus VAT.

The price includes meals during the conference, interpretation (German - English), the social event and the seminar documents. Overnight accommodation is to be paid directly to the hotel. Registrations will be confirmed in writing. The participation fee must be made by banktransfer prior to the event. In case of cancellation after 27/11/2023, 50% of the participation costs will be charged as a cancellation fee. In case of cancellation after 19.01.2024, 100% of the participation costs will be charged as a cancellation fee.

  • Venue: Harbour Hotel Hamburg , 177 euros/night incl. breakfast and VAT

More info: www.hotel-hafen-hamburg.de/en.

Legal basis for attending the conference:

Members of European Works Councils from EU countries as well as the Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein can request central management for time-off work and to cover conference expenses under Article10 (4) of EU Directive 2009/38/EC. In most cases the EWC agreement or the SE Participation Agreement explicitly provides for an entitlement to training. This usually also applies to delegates from Switzerland, the UK and other non-EU countries. Members of European Works Councils governed by German law may attend in accordance with Article 38 (1) of the German EWC Act. Members of SE Works Councils governed by German law may participate in accordance with Article 31 of the SEBG. German Works Council members may attend in accordance with Article 37 (6) of the Works Constitution Act.

Register today and claim your spot.

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