Union Européenne / Comité économique et social.

Date: 
Me, 2013-12-04 14 - 19

Invité à intervenir auprès de l'Union Européenne, au sein du Comité économique et social, pour un séminaire prospectif relatif à une politique cohérente des données initiée par l'UE.
 
SEMINAR European Economic and Social Committee
THINKING AHEAD: WHAT KIND OF DIGITAL SOCIETY DOES THE UNION NEED?
 
WEDNESDAY 4 DECEMBER 2013 2 p.m. > 6.15 p.m.
European Economic and Social Committee, Rue Belliard 99, 1040 Brussels
 
Programme 2.00 – 2.30 Registration and welcome coffee
 
2.30 - 3.00 Opening remarks Stephane Buffetaut, president of the TEN Section, European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission and responsible for the Digital Agenda for Europe (TBC).
 
3.00 – 4.15 Session 1: What impact will the digital strategy have had for Europeans in three years' time?
This session will discuss the state of play of the implementation of the Digital Agenda Flagship Initiative.
 
Debate with:

Francis Jutand, Scientific Director at Mining Institute Telecom, France (TBC).
Stéphane Martayan, Head of Innovation and Internet Economy Department, General Council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (TBC). 
Andrea Renda, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS).
 
4.15 - 4.30 Coffee break
 
4.30 – 6.00 Session 2: Towards which horizons should tomorrow's digital strategy point?
This session will examine possible digital society challenges to be tackled in the near future, as well as the future actions to be focused on in relation to the Digital Agenda Flagship Initiative.
Debate with:
Pierre Bauby, Researcher and Professor in Political science (Paris 8 University).Jorgen Gren, Head of Unit, European Commission Markku Markkula.
Member of the EU Committee of the Regions (CoR).  
Ivailo Kalfin, Member of the European Parliament, Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (TBC).
Eric Sadin, writer and philosopher.
 
6.00 - 6.15 Closing remarks Laure Batut, President of the Permanent Study Group on the Digital Agenda, EESC.
 
6.15 - 7.15 Networking cocktail.
 
Interpretation provided 
from German, English, French and Italian 
into German, English, French and Italian.