Organized by DAI-members
< Back to events

Building a European Data Economy: Challenges and Opportunities

Wed 31 May 2017

  • 16:30 - 18:30
  • A5G1

Organized by

• Opening of the hearing by Dita Charanzová, MEP

Panel 1: How important are data flows for the Digital Single Market? How will rules on intra-EU data flows impact upcoming international trade agreements and global cross-border movement of data? Is data localization suitable for the digital economy? Which policy objectives justify data localization?
16:30 – 17:30, Chaired by Dita Charanzová, MEP

o Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, Director, ECIPE
o Jean-Marc Leclerc, Government and Regulatory Affairs Executive, IBM
o Lenard Koschwitz, Director, Allied for Startups
o Ms. Justyna Romanowska, Permanent Representation of Poland to the EU – (TBC)
o Sébastien De Brouwer, Executive Director, European Banking Federation
• Questions and Answers

Panel 2: Are there legal gaps in data ownership, access to and re-use of data, IoT liability and portability? Are current business practices regarding the trading of data conducive to innovation?
17:30 – 18:30, Hans Graux, Partner, time.lex

• Introduction
o Pearse O’Donohue, Acting Director, Directorate E – Future Networks, DG Connect

• Panel
o Thomas Boué, Director General, Policy – EMEA, BSA | The Software Alliance
o Guido Lobrano, Deputy Director, BusinessEurope
o Robert MacDougall, Chairman of the policy group, Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI)
o Joost Vantomme, Director, Smart Mobility Director, ACEA

• Questions and Answers