Agenda

Note: This is a provisional agenda and timings are subject to change.

All session timings below are in CET.

Day 1 - 8 March

08:30 ‚Äď 09:15

Opening Coffee and Networking

Registration, Platform and Venue Open

09:15 ‚Äď 10:00

Opening Welcome Remarks

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Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl
Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

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Hilary Mine
President, DIGITALEUROPE and Vice President Strategy & Technology, CX, Nokia

10:00 ‚Äď 10:45

Panel - Digital's Role in Solving the Energy Crisis

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Moderated by: Mette Walsted Vestergaard
Journalist and Event MC

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Pernille Weiss
Member, European Parliament

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Annemarie Große Frie

Senior Vice President, Head of Research & Predevelopment, Technology, Siemens

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Daniel Mes

Cabinet Member, Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans, European Commission

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Marc Vancoppenolle

Vice President, Government Affairs International, Nokia

10:45 - 11:30

Networking and Refreshment Break / Play Area

11:30 - 12:15

Digital Deep Dives

Two parallel sessions, diving further into the detail of the topics.

Deep Dive 1: Cyber Security Everywhere: Deciphering the Cyber Resilience Act

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Moderated by: Alberto di Felice
Director for Infrastructure, Privacy & Security Policy, DIGITALEUROPE

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Christiane Kirketerp de Viron
Head of Unit, European Commission

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Juhan Lepassaar
Executive Director, ENISA

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Morten L√łkkegaard
Member, European Parliament

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Susanne Dehmel
Member of the Executive Board & Head of Legal & Security, Bitkom

Deep Dive 2: Female Founders in Tech: How to Close the Gap

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Moderated by: Katarzyna Udala
Project Manager, DIGITALEUROPE

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Alia El-Yassir
UN Women Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia

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Floriane de Kerchove
Vice-President, DIGITALEUROPE and Business Group Leader & Senior Advisor Advocacy Digital, Agoria

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Laura Urquizu

CEO, Red Points

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Lubomila Jordanova
CEO and Founder, Plan A

12:15 - 12:25

Speech: Digital Transformation for Climate Action and Economic Resilience: Building a Resilient Global Economy with ICTs

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Tomas Lamanauskas
Deputy Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

12:25 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:30

Panel - European Cyber Governance: Bolstering Cyber Security Cooperation Across the Union

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Moderated by: Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl
Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

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David van Weel
Assistant Secretary General, NATO

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Nanna-Louise Linde
Vice President, European Government Affairs, Microsoft

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Marina Kaljurand
Member, European Parliament

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Hazel Diez
Global Head of Cyber GRC & CISO Central Services, Santander

14:30 - 14:50

Fireside chat - Digital Resilience and the Role of the Private Sector

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Moderated by: Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl
Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

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Margaritis Schinas
European Commissioner for Promoting our European Way of Life

14:50- 15:30

Networking and Refreshment Break

Future Unicorn Award Ceremony

15:30- 15:40

15:40- 15:50

Opening Keynote

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Mariya Gabriel 
European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth

15:50- 16:20

Panel Discussion with Future Unicorn Nominees and Award

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Moderated by: Mette Walsted Vestergaard
Journalist and Event MC

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Mariya Gabriel 
European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth

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Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl 
Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

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Lubomila Jordanova
CEO and Founder, Plan A

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Laura Urquizu
CEO, Red Points

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Alfred Kuijer
Country Director Benelux, Easee

16:20- 16:45

A Look at the Laptops for Ukraine Campaign and Guest Keynote

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Valeriya Ionan
Deputy Minister for Eurointegration at Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine

16:45

Cocktail Reception hosted by Teknikföretagen

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Introduced by: Maria Rosendahl

Deputy Director General and Head of Department for Industry Policy, Teknikföretagen

(the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries)

Day 2 - 9 March

08:30 - 09:00

Opening Coffee and Networking

09:00 - 09:10

Welcome remarks

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Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl
Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

09:10 - 09:20

Keynote speech

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Sebastian Ioan Burduja

Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digitalization

09:20 - 09:40

Fireside chat - Disinformation and Digital Resilience

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Moderated by: Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl
Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

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Helle Thorning Schmidt

Co-Chair of the Oversight Board

09:40 - 09:50

Speech: Trust comes through action: Why we need an AI Act that sparks innovation

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Judith Gerlach

Minister for Digital Affairs, Bavaria

09:50 - 10:50

Panel - Trustworthy AI for Societal Resilience

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Moderated by: Alberto di Felice
Director for Infrastructure, Privacy & Security Policy, DIGITALEUROPE

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Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl
Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

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Pedro Tavares
State Secretary for Justice, Portugal

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DragoŇü Tudorache

Member, European Parliament

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Ray Eitel-Porter

Global Lead for Responsible AI, Accenture

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Florian Tursky
State Secretary for Digitalisation and Telecommunications, Austria

10:50 - 11:25

Networking and Refreshment Break / Play Area

11:25 - 11:35

Keynote Speech

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Taro Kono

Digital Minister, Japan

11:35 - 11:45

The Expert View ‚Äď Data and Doctors ‚Äď boosting uptake and preventing illness

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Dr Martin McShane

Chief Medical Officer, United Health Group

11:45 - 12:30

Digital deep dive: Building the European Health Data Space: Fixing Fragmentation in Healthcare

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Moderated by: Ray Pinto

Senior Director for Digital Transformation Policy, DIGITALEUROPE

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Tomislav Sokol

Member, European Parliament

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Francesco Buonarroti

Chief Information Officer, Janssen Pharmaceuticals EMEA, Johnson & Johnson

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Sandra Gallina

Director-General, DG SANTE, European Commission

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Anca Toma

Executive Director, European Patients Forum

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Padraic Ward

Head of Commercial Operations, Roche Pharma International

12:30-13:00

Digital deep dive: The European Year of Skills

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Moderated by: Helena Lovegrove

Senior Director for Operations & Projects, DIGITALEUROPE

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Chiara Riondino

Head of Unit, Vocational Education and Training, DG EMPL, European Commission

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Jacques de La Rivière 
Member, Cybersecurity Department, Numeum and President and Co-Founder of Gatewatcher

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Una Fitzpatrick

Director, Technology Ireland

13:00 - 13:30

Panel ‚Äď The Data Revolution ‚Äď Health and Finance

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Moderated by: Mette Walsted Vestergaard
Journalist

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B√°rbara Navarro
Head of Research, Public Policy and Institutional Relations, Banco Santander

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Jot Chahal

Vice President of Global Digital Health, Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Karen Melchior

Karen Melchior

Member, European Parliament

13:30 - 13:35

Closing remarks

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Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl
Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

13:35 - 14:30

Lunch and Networking

Contact Us

If you are interested in finding out more about the event, please contact Kivanc Akil, Associate Director for Events & Executive Coordination, DIGITALEUROPE:

[email protected]