European Parliament – 12 May – “New technologies and digitalisation: opportunities and challenges for Social Economy and Social Enterprise”

Next Friday 12th May, Mayo Fuster Morell has been confirmed as participant at “New technologies and digitalisation: opportunities and challenges for Social Economy and Social Enterprise”, organized by the European Economic and Social Commitee this time.

PROGRAMME

9.00      Registration and coffee

10.00 Welcome Speeches:

Michael Smyth, Vice President Budget – EESC

Slawomir Tokarski, Director Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing – DG GROW

10.15 Introduction: What can be expected from the event?

10.30State of affairs: opportunities and challenges

Moderator: Peter Baeck – Nesta

Gaia Marcus – Centrepoint

François Durollet –  Simplon

Anna Sienicka – Tech Soup

Alain Coheur – Belgian National Union of Socialist Mutual Health Funds

Jean-Claude Mizzi – HopHopFood

11.30Platforms for Change

Moderator:  Alice Casey – Nesta

Felix Weth – FairMondo

Harry Robbins – Outlandish digital cooperative

Ibon Zugasti – Mondragon

Sandrino Graceffa – SMARTbe

Elena Como – LAMA

Antonio Longo – EESC

13.00Lunch

14.00 New components for a future commons:

             Moderator: Peter Baeck – Nesta

Marleen Stikker – Waag Society

Mayo Fuster Morell – Director of Dimmons IN3 UOC and promotor of Procomuns.net Forum

Catherine Mulligan – Imperial College for Crypto-currency Research and Engineering

Massimo Menichinelli IAAC | Fab City Research Lab

Meelis Joost – EESC

15.30    What role for public authorities? 

             Moderator: Peter Baeck – Nesta

Fabrizio Sestini – DG CNECT, European Commission

Ulla Engelmann – DG GROW, European Commission

Thomas Wobben – Committee of the Regions

Sofia Ribeiro – MEP (tbc)

Denis Stokkink – Pour la Solidarité

17.00Conclusion Remarks 

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