A collection of videos from our latest debates, study visits and other initiatives. From discussion highlights to speakers’ presentations and interviews, never miss out on any of the insightful outcomes of our activities.View all
On 23 February 2021, EIF organised the virtual debate “EU Industrial Policy for Digital leadership” aimed at discussing the new updated European Commission proposal on the EU industrial strategy expected to be launched in mid-March. As a consequence of Covid crisis and the considerable investment package foreseen, investments into ‘digital’ have the opportunity to relaunch and transform the European economy. The debate, hosted by MEP and EIF Chair Pilar del Castillo, was moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini and featured the following speakers:
The EIF virtual debate organized on 3 February 2021 focused on the take-aways of the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) which was hosted online by the United Nations between 9 and 17 November under the overarching theme 'Internet for human resilience and solidarity' and around the four main thematic tracks: Data; Environment; Inclusion; Trust.
The debate, moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini and hosted by MEP and EIF member Lina Gálvez Muñoz, discussed the take-aways together with the following speakers:
On 27 January, EIF organized a virtual debate to discuss “The Digital Markets Act: the role of gatekeepers”. The event, hosted by Digital Services Act Rapporteur MEP Alex Agius Saliba, was moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini and featured the following expert speakers:
- Inge Bernaerts, Director for Policy and Strategy, DG COMP, European Commission
- Vincent de Dorlodot, Senior Vice President EU Affairs, Bertelsmann and RTL Group; Head of the Brussels Liaison Office
- Hendrik Bourgeois, Head for government affairs for Europe and Russia, Apple
- Fiona Scott Morton, Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Economics at the Yale University School of Management
On 26 January 2021, the EIF organised a virtual debate on ‘The European Alliance for Industrial Data and Cloud’. The event, hosted by MEP and EIF Chair Pilar del Castillo, was moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini and focused on a number of issues around this initiative with the following policymakers and industry representatives:
On 9 December 2020, EIF organised a virtual debate on ‘Cybersecurity priorities in Europe’. The event, hosted by MEP and EIF Steering Committee member Marina Kaljurand, was moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini and discussed about EU priorities and challenges in the context of cybersecurity certifications and response to cyberattacks together with the following policymakers and industry representatives:
On 18 November, EIF organised a virtual debate titled "A European digital skills strategy" hosted by MEP Victor Negrescu.
The discussion, moderated by EIF Director-General, Maria Rosa Gibellini, featured the following speakers:
- Alina Ujupan, Member of Cabinet of Executive VP Vestager, European Commission
- Izabela Milewska, Digital Skills Global Leader, Amazon Web Services
- Nenja Wolbers, Project Manager, Digital Opportunities Foundation
- Rok Kvaternik, CEO, Ernst Klett Publishers, Region Eastern Europe & Baltics
- Janine Costa, Education Attaché, Coordination Education, Youth and Sports, Portuguese Permanent Representation
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