Event Series

Year of Skills: Maximising the potential of digital for people and companies 

24 May 2023
10:30-12:00 CEST

Digital Deep Dives series

Year of Skills: Maximising the potential of digital for people and companies 

24th May 2023, 10:30-12:00 CET, online

DIGITALEUROPE invites you to join a Digital Deep Dives session where we will discuss our fieldwork and initiatives to bring digital skills to people and companies in key sectors and meaningfully fuel the discussion around the 2023 European Year of Skills.

We will look at the upcoming European Data Space for Skills, discuss use cases, and capture the views of the policymakers and industry players on cybersecurity upskilling and reskilling — and the new Cybersecurity Skills Academy.


  • 10:30-10:40

    Opening remarks

    • Marie Montaldo, Project Communications Manager, DIGITALEUROPE


  • 10:40-11:00

    Fireside chat: Deep Dive into the future European Data Space for Skills and its role in the promotion and development of skills in key sectors

    • José Martinez-Usero, Senior Project Manager, DIGITALEUROPE 


    • Matthias de Biévre, Co-Founder and CEO, Visions
  • 11:00-11:55

    Expert panel: Foresight and Skills – How can we accelerate cybersecurity upskilling and reskilling?

    • Moderated by Vincenzo Renda, Associate Director for Digital Transformation Policy, DIGITALEUROPE


    • Marina Nogales Fulwood, Global Head Cyber External Engagement, Banco Santander


    • Virgilijus Dirma, Head of European Union and International Relations, Infobalt


    • Miguel Gonzalez-Sancho,  Head of Unit, Cybersecurity Technology and Capacity Building, European Commission


    • Anders Lindholm, Education Counsellor, Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU


    • Andreea Calbeaza,  Manager Digital & Green Economy, Microsoft


  • 11:55-12:00

    Live Polls and Closing Remarks

    • Marie Montaldo, Project Communications Manager, DIGITALEUROPE
For more information, please contact
Samia Fitouri
Senior Communications Manager
Marie Montaldo
Senior Research and Innovation Manager
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