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

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Add to My Calendar 15/03/20 10:00 AM 15/03/20 11:00 AM Central Standard Time 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 the digital age? Can we ensure a level playing for all tech companies? Is Europe giving American tech companies a fair shake? Wired Magazine Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson sits down with EU Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager to explore these, and many other, questions that will shape our digital future.

Margrethe Vestager is the Executive Vice President of the European Commission. She is in charge of enforcing the European Union’s rules designed to keep the markets fair. She also sets the strategic direction of a Europe Fit for the Digital Age, aimed to make sure that digital technology supports our society’s goals, and is behind the EU’s recent artificial intelligence strategy.

Nicholas Thompson is the editor-in-chief of Wired magazine and also contributor for CBS News. Prior to joining Wired, Thompson served as editor of NewYorker.com.

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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 the digital age? Can we ensure a level playing for all tech companies? Is Europe giving American tech companies a fair shake? Wired Magazine Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Thompson sits down with EU Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager to explore these, and many other, questions that will shape our digital future.

Margrethe Vestager is the Executive Vice President of the European Commission. She is in charge of enforcing the European Union’s rules designed to keep the markets fair. She also sets the strategic direction of a Europe Fit for the Digital Age, aimed to make sure that digital technology supports our society’s goals, and is behind the EU’s recent artificial intelligence strategy.

Nicholas Thompson is the editor-in-chief of Wired magazine and also contributor for CBS News. Prior to joining Wired, Thompson served as editor of NewYorker.com.

  • 15th March 2020
  • 10:00AM–11:00AM
  • Maggie Mae’s
    323 E 6th St.
    Austin, TX 78701

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