Vienna Migration Conference 2023

10-11 October 2023

Thank you for joining VMC2023!

Thank you for joining us at the 8th annual Vienna Migration Conference (VMC) on 10-11 October 2023. 

We are delighted to share some key takeaways from the rich discussions at VMC2023. Explore these insights below related to perspectives and ideas shared by our distinguished lineup of speakers.

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VMC is Europe’s leading forum on migration and a global platform for tackling the policy dilemmas and seizing the opportunities that are connected with migration governance. Against the backdrop of a fast changing migration landscape, we aim to facilitate an open, inclusive and frank debate among a wide and diverse range of governmental and non-governmental stakeholders.

VMC2023 Programme

Revisit the VMC2023 programme that showcased a remarkable array of international leaders, practitioners, and experts from both government and civil society. The conference addressed major themes in European and global migration policy. Topics included the future of work in a digital world, the significance of migration partnerships, evaluations of the European Union’s reform initiatives, and much more.

Our speakers at a glance

Michael Spindelegger

Director General

Susanne Raab

Federal Minister for Women, Family, Integration and Media

Atilla Toros

President of the Presidency of Migration Management, Ministry of Interior

Margaritis Schinas

Vice-President for Promoting our European Way of Life
European Commission

Dimitris Kairidis

Minister of Migration and Asylum

Maria Malmer Stenergard

Minister of Migration

Janina Kugel

Non Executive Board Member and Senior Advisor
Kyndryl Inc, TUI AG and Boston Consulting Group

Raffaella Greco Tonegutti

Head of Unit, Human Mobility
Enabel - Belgian Development Agency

Diederik de Boer

Associate Professor of Sustainable Business Development and Director of the Expert Centre on Emerging Economies, Maastricht School of Management
University of Maastricht

Alexander Wilhelm

Director for International Relations
Federal Employment Agency, Germany

Patrick Philipp

Director Certification and Standards International Road Transport Union

Hendrik Bourgeois

Vice President, Government Affairs Europe
Intel Corporation

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VMC2023 is made possible thanks to the following partners: