Schedule

15 March 2020

@ 10:00AM – 11:00AM

EU Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager in Conversation with Wired Magazine Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson

Will we ever get consensus on digital taxation at international level? How can consumers exercise their digital rights? How do we make AI a force for good? How is Europe getting ready for the dawn of…

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@ 11:00AM – 12:00PM

Germany – Free Speech in the Digital Age

In the current digital climate, a transatlantic conversation is just a click away and our digital identities are the hallmark of data that is now more personal than ever. In this panel, we’ll discuss…

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@ 11:00AM – 12:00PM

The Netherlands – Design for Good. How to Design for a Better World

There are often clear borders between commercial work and the greater good. But as our society faces increasing social and digital challenges, is this division still viable? And how do we get to pay t…

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@ 12:30PM – 1:30PM

Stuck in the Middle – Tariffs & Tech

US trade policy has led to tariffs on imports imposed by the Trump administration, and retaliatory tariffs on exports imposed by trading partners. Tech is often stuck in the middle, with unexpected co…

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@ 12:30PM – 1:30PM

Women’s Empowerment Principles – A No-Brainer for the Future of Work

How is it 2020 and women all over the world still do not have equal protections, representation and rights at work? Join the WE EMPOWER programme of UN Women, EU and ILO to learn more about the Women’…

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@ 2:00PM – 3:00PM

Driving Decarbonisation with New Tech

The pace of digitalization in the energy system is accelerating. Energy and climate tech start-ups are popping up globally. The tech sector is driving the development of new services and apps that ser…

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@ 2:00PM – 3:00PM

Urban Cultural Heritage: Cities Shaped by Citizens

Sustainability of urban living depends on people’s behavior as much as on technical solutions. Citizens’ participation in re-appropriating and shaping their urban environment is a key element of envir…

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@ 3:30PM – 4:30PM

The European Green Deal – Innovating to Net-Zero

In the past thirty years, the European Union has reduced its emissions by 23 percent while growing its GDP by 61 percent. Because of the size of its market, the EU can drive global climate agenda. Com…

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@ 3:30PM – 4:30PM

International Development Through Music and Tech

Creating cooperation and sustainable links with developing countries is an important part of EU policy, and is more important than ever. This principle of true “partnership” spans from culture and cli…

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@ 6:00PM – 9:00PM

The Netherlands – New Dutch Wave X City Possible 2020

Imagine how much more is possible when we all work together to lift up our cities. That’s why New Dutch Wave, a trade-mission representing the Dutch creative and innovative industry at the global stag…

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@ 6:00PM – 7:00PM

France – More Social Good in Tech and More Tech in Social Good and Networking with Music

Is developing tech creating more good than not? In today’s sustainable development crisis, we turn to technology to move the needle towards a better future for all. However, should we trust tech compa…

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@ 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Networking with Live Music from The Netherlands and France

Join us for the opportunity to meet with investors, tech and innovation scouts, plus state/country representatives to engage in more in-depth conversations surrounding your technology and innovation p…

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