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10th Annual Transatlantic Digital Economy Conference - in-person (external part)

29 Nov 2022 13.10 CEST - 29 Nov 2022 17.00 CEST
Digital Economy

10th Annual Transatlantic Digital Economy Conference: 

a decade of digital bridgebuilding


Tuesday, 29 November 2022

Marking a decade of digital leadership, our Transatlantic Digital Economy Conference returns this autumn, bringing together key stakeholders from the world of digital. In addition to comments from Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice-President, European Commission, hear how we can maximise the ambitions of the Trade and Technology Council and set tangible outcomes for future cooperation. In an age of geopolitical instability, we'll be examining the role of transatlantic cooperation in delivering resilience to an increasingly digitalised society. What's ahead for the next ten years in digital? Join us to find out, register today.




Hybrid event
In person: AmCham EU offices
Online: the day before the event, all registered participants will receive the practical information to join the event





Tuesday, 29 November 2022

12.30 - 18.00 CET


Starting with a light lunch and followed by a networking reception 


Welcome and opening remarks

Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU

Panel 1 - The Trade and Technology Council: a turning point for the transatlantic digital economy? 

Andrus Ansip, MEP (RE,EE) 

Thibaut Kleiner, Director for Policy, Strategy and Outreach, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission 

Michael Lally, Minister Counsellor for Commercial Affairs in Europe, US Mission to the EU 

Andrea Renda, Senior Research Fellow and Head of Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation and Digital Economy, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Moderated by Pastora Valero, Senior Vice-President, Public Policy and Government Affairs for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Cisco Systems Inc. 

Around town: BeCentral and building the digital ecoystem

Laurent Hublet, Managing Director and co-founder, BeCentral

Coffee break

Panel 2 - Resilience in the face of instability: cybersecurity and the transatlantic relationship 

Miriam Buiten, Research Fellow, Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE)

Christiane Kirketerp de Viron, Head of Unit, Cybersecurity and Digital Privacy Policy, Directorate-General Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission 

José Carlos Delgado, Counsellor for Cybersecurity Affairs, Permanent Representation of Spain to the EU

Pelle Aardewerk, Head of Vertical Solutions, EMEA, HP Wolf Solutions

Moderated by Florian Pennings (Microsoft), Issue Lead, Cybersecurity, AmCham EU 

Around town: GIRLEEK and women's empowerment

Julie Foulon, Founder, GIRLEEK

Closing Remarks

Margrethe Vestager, Executive Vice-President, A Europe Fit for the Digital Age, European Commission 

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