The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) European Practice Committee will be hosting a one-day conference entitled "A Harmonized Patent World -- Are We Getting There?" on May 27, 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. The conference will analyze harmonized litigation in Europe, including discussions on the Unified Patent Court, The Commission and the Court in Germany, and cover global harmonization and central versus national prosecution including the PCT-PPH route and UK prosecution as an alternative.
A program for the conference, including an agenda and list of speakers can be found here. There is no registration fee for the conference, but those interested in attending must register and can do so here.