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How to make the EU succeed in the platform economy

08.02.2017 - 14:30
- 08.02.2017 - 17:30
Last Updated: 10.02.2017 - 11:59
Room 6Q2 JAN building, European Parliament, Brussels
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Wednesday
14:30
Keynote Speech
Speakers
Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
14:45
Opening address
Speakers
Krišjānis KARIŅŠ, EPP Group Spokesman in the Industry, Research and Energy Committee of the European Parliament (EP)
15:00
How to make the EU the best place to shop, entertain and do business online?
Speakers
Philippe JUVIN, Moderator, Co-rapporteur, Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee of the EP
Yann Bonnet, Secretary-General, National Digital Council, France
Agustin Reyna, Digital Team Leader, BEUC
Marine Elgrichi, Head of Public Policy Europe, Spotify
Jon Steinberg, Public Policy and Government Relations Manager, Google
Werner Stengg, Head of Unit, DG CNECT, European Commission
16:00
How to create a level playing field for business?
Speakers
Henna VIRKKUNEN, Moderator, Co-rapporteur, Industry, Research and Energy Committee of the EP
Samuel Laurinkari, Head of EU Affairs, eBay
Peter Lochbihler, Director of Public Affairs, Booking.com
Pia Sorvillo, Director of EMEA Government Relations, PayPal
Mika Klemettinen, Programme Manager of 5th Gear, Tekes
17:00
Closing remarks
This meeting will be webstreamed.
Speakers
Andreas SCHWAB, EPP Group Spokesman in the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee of the EP

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