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Towards a digital single market: the European Commission strategy

06/08/2015 @ 12:30 - 14:00

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The European Commission announced its strategy for the digital single market in early May. The policy programme will focus on three areas:

1.Better access for consumers and businesses to digital goods and services

2. Building an environment for digital networks and services to flourish

3. Creating a true European digital economy and society with long-term growth potential

In an open exchange of views Andrus Ansip, European Commission vice-president responsible for the digital single market, will present the strategy and participate in a debate with experts and guests.

Speakers

– Andrus Ansip, vice-president for the digital single market, European Commission

– Göran Marby, director-general, International Telecommunication Union

– Scott Marcus, internet technology and policy adviser

– Mario Mariniello, research fellow, Bruegel

– Further speakers to be confirmed

Background Materials

The European Commission’s plans for a digital single market.

Mario Mariniello’s initial reaction to the proposals.

Mario’s September 2013 Memo To The Commissioner For The Digital Agenda

Practical Details

Venue: Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Time: 12.30-1400 (lunch served at 13.45)

Contact: Bryn Watkins