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Conference: Digital Transformation of Industries and Entreprises


Date: 16 February 2016
Location: Brussels, Belgium
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Bringing together over 25 high level speakers and 200 participants, this conference aims to convene leading business people, academics, and politicians to take stock and discuss EU-level measures to speed up the digital transformation of European industries and enterprises.

It will be hosted by Elżbieta Bieńkowska, European Commissioner for internal market, industry, entrepreneurship and SMEs, with the participation of several MEPs and chief executives from European industry and business organisations.

Programme

  • 8.30 - 9.00 Registration and breakfast

  • 9.00 - 9.30 Welcome and opening

  • 9.30 - 10.30 Digital transformation matters: Focus on business opportunities, societal impacts and institutional challenges

  • 10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break

  • 11.00 - 12.00 Digital Transformation for a sustainable and energy-efficient European economy

  • 12.00 - 13.00 Lunch break

  • 13.00 - 14.00 How digitalisation transforms business models across industries and services

  • 14.00 - 15.00 How digitalisation transforms business models across industries and services

  • 15.00 - 15.30 Coffee break

  • 15.30 - 16.30 Business and policy round table

  • 16.30 - 17.00 Concluding remarks

  • 17.00 - 18.00 Networking Cocktail

Participants

More than 200 participants are expected, including high-level speakers such as:

  • Industry and businesses leaders at C-level

  • Representatives of international organisations (OECD, WEF, etc.)

  • Politicians, MEPs, policy-makers at the EU, national and regional levels

  • Private and public investors

  • Academics, industry experts and representatives of think tanks

  • Business and trade associations

  • Strategic Policy Forum members


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