Europe 4.0: Addressing the Digital Dilemma

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Europe 4.0: Addressing the Digital Dilemma

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Join the World Bank for the launch of its latest flagship report - Europe 4.0: Addressing the Digital Dilemma. In an event co-hosted with DIGITALEUROPE, we look at how new digital technologies can help Europe achieve its triple objective of competitiveness, market inclusion and geographic convergence.

Special guest speakers from the World Bank, the European Commission and industry will share their thoughts on the challenges and opportunities facing Europe in the digital arena. The keynote speeches will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session.

Report: Europe 4.0: Addressing Europe's Digital Dilemma

 

 

Running Order

Introduction and opening remarks
Gallina A. Vincelette, Director for EU Countries, World Bank

Europe 4.0 Presentation
Mary Hallward-Driemeier, Senior Economic Adviser, World Bank

Panel session:

  • Andreas Tegge, Head of Global Government Relations, SAP
  • Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director General, DIGITALEUROPE
  • Elisabeth Gruber, Director for the Department of International Institutions at the Austrian Ministry of Finance
  • Peteris Zilgalvis, Head of Unit for Digital Innovation and Blockchain, DG CNECT, European Commission
  • Vassil Terziev, Managing Partner at Eleven Ventures and Co-Founder of Telerik

Panel Moderator:
Mary Hallward-Driemeier, Senior Economic Adviser, World Bank

Closing remarks:
Gallina A. Vincelette, Director for EU Countries, World Bank

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Mona

Hello. In the context of COVID-19 pandemic, do you see any potential for nearshoring any of the digital sector business to non-EU members in the immediate EU neighborhood? Similar to some other business sectors.
Mon, 11/09/2020 - 07:32
Piotr Mieczkowski

Hello,How Europe will use EU Recovery funds and new upcoming EU budget (2021-20207) to build truly digital sovereignty? Digital Europe recently presented a plan on how to spend EU money but most of the ideas were not about building digital sovereignty and will not build digital Europe.kind regards,Piotr from Digital Poland Foundation
Mon, 11/09/2020 - 07:32

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