What does it mean for Hungary to be an EU member? was the title of a roundtable discussion with the participation of István Hegedűs organised by the Szabadelvű Egyesület és a Szabad Emberek Magyarországért - Liberális Párt on 24 February 2012 in Nyitott Műhely.
István Hegedűs participated at the worskhop "Fragility and Resilience of Democracies in Europe. Where now for Citizenship Education and Civil Societies“ organised by NECE (Networking European Citizenship Education) in Gdansk on 12-13 November 2017.
The Hungarian Europe Society organised a workshop entitled "Illiberal democracies – what can the European Union do in case a member state regularly and systematically breaches European values and regulations?" on 24 April 2015 in Hotel Marmara, Budapest.