Upcoming Event

Mar
21
08:30

Rethinking industrial policy in the digital age: challenges for Europe

Challenges of the digital age.

March 21, 2019, 8:30 am Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Public | On the Record Livestreamed Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy

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.

The event will be livestreamed. There is no need to register for the livestream.

Registration is not open yet.

Schedule

Mar 21, 2019

8:30-9:00

Check-in and welcome coffee

9:00-10:15

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

10:15-10:45

Coffee break

10:45-12:00

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

12:00-12:30

Keynote Speech

To be confirmed

12:30-13:30

Lunch break

13:30-14:45

Panel III: 5G and Internet of Things

Chair: J. Scott Marcus, Senior Fellow

Andreas Geiss, Head of Unit for Spectrum Policy in DG CONNECT of the European Commission

Tony Graziano, Vice-President of the European Public Affairs and Communications Office, Huawei

Additional speakers to be confirmed

14:45-15:15

Coffee break

15:15-16:30

Panel IV: Digital Transformation and Sustainability

Chair: Georg Zachmann, Senior Fellow

Speakers to be confirmed

16:30

End

Speakers

Philipp-Bastian Brutscher

Economist at European Investment Bank

Teunis Brosens

Senior Economist at ING

Jacques Bughin

Director, McKinsey Global Institute and senior partner, McKinsey

Maarten Camps

Secretary General at the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy

Andreas Geiss

Head of Unit for Spectrum Policy in DG CONNECT of the European Commission

Tony Graziano

Vice-President of the European Public Affairs and Communications Office, Huawei

Mathew Heim

Visiting Fellow

J. Scott Marcus

Senior Fellow

Philip Marsden

Deputy Chair, Bank of England, Enforcement Decision Making Committee HM Treasury, Digital Competition Experts Panel; Professor, College of Europe, Bruges

Reinhilde Veugelers

Senior Fellow

Georg Zachmann

Senior Fellow

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Katja Knezevic

katja.knezevic@bruegel.org

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