On 1st of July, EIF organised a virtual debate titled "Rebuilding Europe through digital transformation", which was co-hosted by MEPs Pilar del Castillo and Ivan Stefanec. 

The discussion, moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini featured the following speakers:

- Anthony Whelan, Digital Policy Adviser, Cabinet of President von der Leyen, European Commission
- Enrico Salvatori, Senior Vice President & President, Qualcomm Europe
- Ulf Pehrsson, Vice President; Head of Government and Industry Relations, Ericsson