“After the crisis: how the digital transformation can help Europe get back on its feet”

28 May 2020
11:00-12:30 CET

Digital technologies have been at the forefront of the COVID crisis to detect, track and treat the virus as well as to keep society running whilst we are all stuck at home. But what is the role of digital in the EU’s recovery strategy for its reconstruction and economic recovery? Can technology make the EU more resilient and able to respond quicker to the next catastrophe?

This high level debate which will bring policymakers, industry executives and civil society to discuss how the digital transformation of European manufacturing can create growth and jobs in the post-Covid-19 world.

Confirmed Speakers

    • Anthony Whelan, Digital Policy Adviser, Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
    • Mieke De Ketelaere, Programme Director of Artificial Intelligence at IMEC (Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre, Leuven)
    • Patrik Sjoestedt, EMEA Regional Business Leader at Microsoft
    • Abraham Liu, Chief Representative to the EU Institutions at Huawei
    • Dieter Wegener, Speaker of the Leadership Group on Industry 4.0 for ZVEI (representing Germany’s electronic manufacturing industry), and member of DIGITALEUROPE’s Digital Manufacturing Executive Council
    • Marc Vancoppenolle, Global Head of Government Relations, NOKIA

      Moderated by Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director-General DIGITALEUROPE

Exclusive event: Participation will be confirmed closer to the event date, following registration of interest.

Instructions on how to access the debate will be sent to you on 27 May.

For questions and sponsorship opportunities contact:
Kivanç Akil
Associate Director for Events & Executive Coordination
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