Challenges of the digital age.
At this flagship event we aim to look at the digital transformation and the disruption it may cause in various fields. Consisting of four panels, the event will provide a platform to look at 4 different aspects of the digital age: industrial policy, competition policy, Internet of things, and sustainability.
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Panel I: Industrial policy and digitalisation
Chair: Reinhilde Veugelers, Senior Fellow
Philipp-Bastian Brutscher, Economist at European Investment Bank
Jacques Bughin, Director, McKinsey Global Institute and senior partner, McKinsey
Maarten Camps, Secretary General at the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy
Additional speakers to be confirmed
Panel II: Competition policy for the digital age
Chair: Mathew Heim, Visiting Fellow
Teunis Brosens, Senior Economist at ING
Philip Marsden, Deputy Chair, Bank of England, Enforcement Decision Making Committee HM Treasury, Digital Competition Experts Panel; Professor, College of Europe, Bruges
Additional speakers to be confirmed
To be confirmed
Panel IV: Digital Transformation and Sustainability
Chair: Georg Zachmann, Senior Fellow
Speakers to be confirmed
Economist at European Investment Bank
Senior Economist at ING
Director, McKinsey Global Institute and senior partner, McKinsey
Secretary General at the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy
Head of Unit for Spectrum Policy in DG CONNECT of the European Commission
Vice-President of the European Public Affairs and Communications Office, Huawei
Deputy Chair, Bank of England, Enforcement Decision Making Committee HM Treasury, Digital Competition Experts Panel; Professor, College of Europe, Bruges
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