Digital Assembly Europa

Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (TTE)







National Palace of Culture

For more information about the event visit the website of the European Commission.



Press conference



Digital Assembly 2018


25 June 2018 | Monday

12:00 - 13:00

4 Parallel Thematic Briefings: recently adopted legislative and policy initiatives

Digital in the upcoming Multiannual Financial Framework; Free flow of non-personal data and the April 2018 Data package; European Electronic Communications Code; Promoting fairness and transparency for business users of online intermediation services;

13:00 - 14:00

Networking lunch

14.00 - 18.30


14.00 - 14.40

Opening ceremony

Boyko Borissov - Prime Minister of Bulgaria; Mariya Gabriel - European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society; Ivaylo Moskovski - Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications; Evelyne Gebhardt, Vice-president of the European Parliament;

14:40 - 15:05

Launch of the Digital Agenda for the Western Balkans

15.05 - 15.30

Inspirational speech

Joanna BRYSON (University of Bath, Computer Science, United Kingdom), Speaker

15.10 - 15.40

Press Conference with Mariya Gabriel and Boyko Borrissov

16:00 - 17:15

Plenary Session 1: Harnessing the social and economic benefits of digital transformation – Are you ready?

17:30 - 18.45

Plenary Session 2: Digital innovation in the Southern Mediterranean region: an untapped potential on the EU's doorstep

26 June 2018 | Tuesday

09.15 - 10.45

Plenary Session 3: The digital revolution in health & care

10.45 - 11:00

Hard talk with Director General of DG CONNECT Roberto Viola, European Commission

11:00 - 12.00

Closing Plenary session

12.00 - 13.30

Networking lunch

13.30 - 15.30

Parallel workshops

The age of disinformation; Digital Skills for a Competitive and Inclusive European Economy; Cybersecurity: our duty to care; Artificial Intelligence – Today and Tomorrow; Towards a common European data space: Internet of Things, the data economy and the Next Generation Internet;

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