Citizens' Dialogue with Commissioners BULC and VESTAGER — "The EU and the 4th industrial (r)evolution: Opportunities, challenges, and blind spots"

Date

Monday 06.05.19
19:00 to 21:00

Location

Auditorium 1
Verversdijk, Bruges campus
Verversdijk 16
8000 Brugge
Belgium

On Monday 6 May 2019, the Department of European Political and Governance Studies welcomed European Commissioner for Transport Violeta BULC and European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe VESTAGER.

Digitisation is changing our society on all levels: social, industrial, regulatory, conceptual and philosophical. It brings about new technologies, business and social models. It poses challenges and opportunities for citizens, businesses as well as regulators. We need to be ready to take a fresh look at our rules in all areas to make sure they are up to date and relevant. We need to ensure that we get the best out of the new technologies while still preserving a level playing field and fair competition.

The two Commissioners intervened on this and more during their Citizen's Dialogue on "The EU and the 4th industrial (r)evolution: Opportunities, challenges, and blind spots". Following their speeches, the debate was opened for a Q&A session.

After the conference, participants were invited to join for a wine and snacks reception.

The event was open to students from all departments and to the public.
For more information, please contact rachele.tesei [at] coleurope.eu (Rachele TESEI).

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Citizens' Dialogue with European Commissioners Violeta BULC and Margrethe VESTAGER.6 May 2019