WEBCAST TODAY: Transatlantic Perspectives on the European Union’s Digital Single Market Strategy @EuroInstituteDC

ei_plenipot14Today, Monday August 3 2015 at 9am EDT, the European Institute will host a special meeting of the Transatlantic Roundtable on Telecommunications and IT – Transatlantic Perspectives on the European Union’s Digital Single Market Strategy“-  in Washington DC. Released in May, the EU’s Digital Single Market Strategy puts forward 16 initiatives that lay the foundation for Europe’s digital future and place digital technologies at the forefront of the Union’s push for sustainable and competitive economic growth. A top priority of the Juncker Commission, this comprehensive strategy, addresses many different aspects of the infrastructure of the digital economy, including spectrum, online platforms, over the top services, a European copyright framework, cyber security, big data, the Internet of things and cloud computing, to name a few. The panelists will offer their perspectives on the strategy’s potential for breaking down barriers in the digital economy and for driving economic growth and innovation on both sides of the Atlantic. Panelists: Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy and Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of State; Andrea Glorioso, Counselor, Digital Agenda and ICT, Delegation of the European Union; Marie Royce, Vice President Public Affairs, Alcatel-Lucent. Moderator: Dr. Michael Nelson, Public Policy, CloudFlare. The event will be webcast live via the Internet Society Livestream Channel.

What: Transatlantic Perspectives on the European Union’s Digital Single Market Strategy.
Where: Cosmos Club, Washington DC
When: Monday August 3 2015 at 9:00-10:30am EDT | 13:00-14:30 UTC
Webcast: https://new.livestream.com/internetsociety/digitalsinglemarket/
Twitter: @EuroInstituteDC