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 15 April 2021, the EIF organised a virtual debate to discuss the importance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for the European economy and society and the need for them to be at the heart of Europe's industrial and digital strategies.
The debate, co-hosted by MEP and EIF Programming Committee Co-Chair Ivan Štefanec and MEP Josianne Cutajar, was moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini and featured the following speakers:
As part of EIF's ‘Meet the CEO’ series, on 25 March 2021, Members of the European Parliament, EIF Members and guests had the opportunity to virtually meet Göran Marby, President and CEO of ICANN.
The virtual debate was hosted by MEP and EIF Steering Committee member Marina Kaljurand and moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini.
On 16 March 2021, EIF hosted a virtual debate on data governance to discuss the Data Governance Act. The debate, hosted by MEP and EIF Chair Pilar del Castillo and moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini, focused on this important set of measures. The following policymakers, experts and stakeholders shared their views:
On 17 March 2021, EIF hosted an exchange of views with Executive Vice-President of the European Commission for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age Margrethe Vestager on Competition Policy in the Digital Era and future initiatives.
EVP Vestager shared her views of the interplay between the upcoming Digital Markets Act and competition enforcement going forward. The virtual debate was hosted and moderated by MEP and EIF Chair Pilar del Castillo.
On 24 February 2021, the EIF organised a virtual debate on ‘Digital Identity: Digital Citizenship and e-Government’. The event, hosted by MEP and former Commissioner for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip, was moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini and discussed the European Commission’s ambition to create a secure and interoperable European Digital Identity and its upcoming review of the 2014 eIDAS Regulation with the following policymakers and industry representatives:
- Lorena Boix Alonso, Director for Digital Society, Trust & Cybersecurity, DG CNECT, European Commission
- Oliver Väärtnõu, CEO of Cybernetica
- Philippe Lucas, Executive VP Customer Equipment & Partnership, Orange
- Patrick von Braunmühl, Senior Director Public Affairs, Bundesdruckerei
- Coty de Monteverde, Director, Blockchain Centre of Excellence, Santander
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:
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