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Prague Digital Council Conference
November 2, 2022, Liechtenstein Palace, Prague
High-level conference will be held on the occasion of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU. Platform for the meeting and dialogue between key business leaders, Czech and European policy-makers, experts and civil society representatives will discuss challenges for the European digital agenda and Europe´s digital future.
Conference will discuss the following topics in particular:
- EU´s competitiveness in the global digital economy
- support of innovations and the role of the EU and its Member States in its implementation
- digital payments and fintech solution
- consumers and digital economy
Conference will be organized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic together with the Czech Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic and Atlantic Council.
Moderator will be Tomáš Prouza, Vice-President of the Czech Chamber of Commerce, Board Member of EuroChambers, Special Envoy of the Minister of Industry and Trade for the CZ PRES.
The conference will be held in English without interpretation.
The Czech Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic and the Atlantic Council.
Part of the events under the Czech Presidency of the EU Council.
|13:30 – 14:00||Arrival of participants, refreshments|
|14:00 – 14:05||Opening remarks||Tomáš Prouza, Vice-President of the Chamber of Commerce, Board Member of EuroChambers, advisor to the Minister of Industry and Trade|
|14:05 – 14:15||Keynote address||Jozef Síkela, Minister of Industry and Trade (tbc)|
|14:15 – 15:15||Transatlantic Competitiveness in the Global Digital Economy
(fireside chat co-chaired by Frances Burwell, Distinguished Fellow, Europe Center, Atlantic Council)
|Markus Reinisch, VP Public Policy Europe and Global Economic Policy, META|
|Annette Kroeber-Riel, Vice-President, Government Affairs and Public Policy for Europe, Google|
|Lucy C. Cronin, Vice President, Public Policy EU, Amazon|
|Mark Barnett, President, Mastercard Europe|
|Simona Kijonková, Founder and CEO, Packeta|
|15:15 – 15:30||Discussion|
|15:30 – 16:30||Fitting EU Legislative Framework for Digital innovations
|Věra Jourová, Vice-President of the European Commission|
|Ondřej Kovařík, MEP|
|Luděk Niedermayer, MEP (tbc)|
|Petr Očko, General Director CzechInvest / Deputy-Minister of Industry and Trade|
|16:30 – 16:45||Discussion|
|16:45 – 17:00||Signing of MoU Strahov Technology Centre||Petr Očko, General Director CzechInvest
Vojtěch Petráček, President of University, CTU
|17:00 – 17:05||Conclusions||Tomáš Prouza, Vice-President of the Chamber of Commerce, Board Member of EuroChambers, advisor to the Minister of Industry and Trade|
|17:30 – 19:30||Reception hosted by US Embassy in the Czech Republic and the Atlantic Council
(by invitations only)
Venue: Ambassador’s Residence, Ronalda Reagana 181/3, Prague 6
|Christy Agor, Chargé d’affaires, U.S. Embassy Prague
|Frances Burwell, Distinguished Fellow, Europe Center, Atlantic Council