Vienna Migration Conference 2023

10-11 October 2023

Join the conversation about the state of play in migration policy and practice

Join us for the 8th annual Vienna Migration Conference (VMC), which will take place on 10-11 October 2023.

Register for the livestream to take part in crucial conversations with European and global stakeholders and enjoy access to live chats and Q&A with our experts.

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.

Dive into the 2023 Agenda

Uncover the VMC2023 programme, which will feature an impressive line-up of international leaders, practitioners, and experts from government and civil society. VMC2023 will tour prime themes in the European and global migration policy arena. Discussions will encompass the future of work in a digital world, the role of cities in migration governance, the value of migration partnerships, how the European Union is faring in its reform efforts, and much more.

Our speakers at a glance

Michael Spindelegger

Director General

Margaritis Schinas

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

Maria Malmer Stenergard

Minister of Migration

Janina Kugel

Board of Directors at Kyndryl, Chairwoman at Seatti, former CHRO of Siemens, Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group

Raffaela Greco Tonegutti

Lead expert, Migration and Development
Enabel - Belgian Development Agency

Christoph Wiederkehr

Deputy Mayor of Vienna, Executive City Councillor for Education, Youth, Integration and Transparency
City of Vienna

Alexander Wilhelm

Director for International Relations
Federal Employment Agency, Germany

Anne Dussart

Head, Department Asylum and Migration – Social Programs
Caritas Belgium

Luuk van Middelaar

Brussels Institute for Geopolitics

Minata Samate Cessouma

Commissioner for Health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development
African Union Commission

Vincent Cochetel

Special Envoy of the UNHCR for the Central Mediterranean Situation
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Jonas Grimheden

Fundamental Rights Officer, Head of the Fundamental Rights Office

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VMC2023 is made possible thanks to the following partners: