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Session 2: A Transatlantic Space for Data Flows   11 May 2021

Overview

The free flow of data is central to the proper functioning of modern economies. As Europe and the US continue to cooperate on a range of digital and technology policies to ensure vital economic development, this 2nd session of DIGITALEUROPE’s EU-US Tech Allies Series will look at the role and importance of data flows, and the prospects for the swift re-design of the Privacy Shield following the 2020 ECJ ruling.

Announcing our keynote conversation with:

Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl

Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

Vera Jourova

Vice-President, Values and Transparency, European Commission

Agenda

Note: All session timings below are in Central European Summer Time (CEST)

15:00 – 15:05

Welcome

Moderator: Pete Swabey, Editor-in-chief, Tech Monitor

Moderator: Pete Swabey
Editor-in-chief, Tech Monitor

15:05 – 15:30

Keynote Conversation

Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl
Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

Vera Jourova, Vice-President, Values and Transparency, European Commission

Věra Jourova
Vice-President, Values and Transparency, European Commission

15:30 – 16:30

Panel Discussion

Alex Greenstein, Director of Privacy Shield, U.S. Department of Commerce

Alex Greenstein
Director of Privacy Shield, U.S. Department of Commerce

Bruno Gencarelli, Deputy Director and Head of Unit, International data flows and protection, DG JUST, European Commission

Bruno Gencarelli
Deputy Director and Head of Unit, International data flows and protection, DG JUST, European Commission

Irena Bednarich, Director Corporate Affairs EMEA, HPE and Executive Board member, DIGITALEUROPE

Irena Bednarich
Director Corporate Affairs EMEA, HPE

Jussi Mäkinen, Head of Digital Regulation, Technology Industries of Finland and Executive Board member, DIGITALEUROPE

Jussi Mäkinen
Head of Digital Regulation, Technology Industries of Finland

Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl, Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

Cecilia Bonefeld-Dahl
Director General, DIGITALEUROPE

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Thank you everyone for a very interesting discussion, will be looking forward to other roundtable talks soon! THANKS.

Andreas Aktoudianakis, Policy Analyst, EPC

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I liked the divergent speaker positions which provided a good overview of the challenges and possible solutions.

Alexander Kühn, Deputy Head of Section International Spectrum Affairs, BNetzA

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Thanks for the invitation and for this very well organised tech policy talk!

Claire-Marie Healy, Project Manager, CERRE Think Tank

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Get in touch:

For more information on any aspect on the DIGITALEUROPE series, please contact Kivanç Akil using the details below:

Kivanç Akil 

Senior Events Manager & Executive Coordination  | DIGITALEUROPE

  

Tel: +32 473 36 17 54 073