BRATISLAVA, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) -- The fourth international Tatra Summit kicked off in Bratislava on Wednesday and will last until Friday.
Energy union, innovations, the eurozone, the British referendum on its membership of the EU and the ongoing migration crisis will be the main topics of the meeting.
This conference, organised by the Centre for European Affairs, is an economic version of the Globsec security conference.
British Minister of State for Europe David Lidington will speak about possible institutional reforms of the EU and about aspects and reasons relating to the UK referendum on leaving the EU.
One of the pivotal topics of the Tatra Summit is the deepening of integration and improving eurozone institutions. These issues will be discussed by Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup, European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovkis and the finance ministers of Austria, Slovakia and Malta.
European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic will also attend the conference to speak about the issues of Energy Union, the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and energy efficiency.
Other officials scheduled to attend include Slovak President Andrej Kiska, Slovak Finance Minister Peter Kazimir, Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak, Slovak Economy Minister Vazil Hudak and European Investment Bank president Werner Hoyer.