A Competitive and Inclusive Digital Single Market.

I - 15h00 - 15h20 : Introduction
Presentation - S&D IMCO Coordinator Evelyne Gebhardt
Welcome speech - S&D Vice-President Maria João Rodrigues
Opening speech by Laure Chapuis, Member of Andrus Ansip´s cabinet, (Vice-President for Digital Single Market)

II - 15h20 - 16h20: The EU Digital Single Market for services: innovation, competitiveness, inclusion
Speakers - Innovative digital businesses and activities:
(8 minutes max for each intervention)

• Martin Bailey, Head of unit, DG Connect, European Commission
• Vincenzo Spiezia, Senior Economist, OECD, Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation
• François Momboisse, President of Fevad and President of Ecommerce-Europe
• Fabrizio Porrino, Vice-President Global Public Affairs in Facility Live
• Alberto Dalmasso, Co-founder Satispay
Q&A session

III - 16h20- 17h20: European Consumer protection in digital era: education, access and information
Speakers - Consumer associations and public bodies:
(8 minutes max for each intervention)

• Despina Spanou, Director, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission
• Professor Ursula Huws, University of Hertfordshire, UK
• Régis Pradal, Social Entrepreneur & Co-Founder, InternsGoPro
• Ursula Pachl, Deputy Director General BEUC
• Giustina Mizzoni, Global Development lead, CoderDojo
Q&A session

IV - 17h20 - 17h30: Conclusions

The workshop will be live streamed on the S&D Group's website :

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