On the eve of the EU-U.S. Information Society Dialogue in Brussels, CCIA will host the third edition of our Transatlantic Digital Economy Dialogue. This event will take stock of the transatlantic digital relationship and discuss the future of the data economy, telecommunications reforms in Europe and the U.S. and transatlantic cooperation internationally.

Transatlantic Digital Economy Dialogue
January 31, 2018
15:00
Stanhope hotel, Rue du Commerce 9, 1000 Brussels

Program:

15:00-15:30: Registrations & coffee

15:30:  Welcome

Christian Borggreen, Vice President & Head of Office, CCIA

15:35-15:45: Opening remarks

Linda Corugedo-Steneberg, Director, Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technologies, European Commission
Robert L. Strayer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy U.S. Department of State

15:45-16:45: Panel 1:  The future of the data economy

Lenard Koschwitz, Director for European Affairs, Allied for Startups
Samuel Laurinkari, Head of EU Affairs, eBay Inc. 
Kirsty Macdonald,
 Senior Director Government & Policy EMEA, Intel
Corinna Schulze, Director of EU Government Relations, SAP

Moderator: Andrea Renda, Senior Research Fellow, CEPS

16:45-17:45: Panel 2:  The future of connectivity 

Brendan Carr, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission
Monica Desai
, Director of Public Policy, Facebook
Jens-Henrik Jeppesen
, Director, European Affairs, Center for Democracy & Technology
Larry Stone, President, Group Public & Government Affairs, BT

Fiona Taylor, Head of International Public Policy, Verizon
Moderator: Brian Williamson, Partner, Communications Chambers

17:50: Keynote speech 

Roberto Viola, Director-General, Directorate General of Communication, Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission

18:00-19:30: Networking reception

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