EU Digital Agenda Assembly Plenary – Part 2

20th June Afternoon Session . Keynote speeches According to Harri Koponen, Senior Advisor at Rovio Entertainment Ltd, digital needn’t be the end point of a company’s trajectory. Rather,  companies can use their success in digital media to expand and grow into other markets, such as merchandising of their product as Rovio has with ‘Angry Birds’. […]

EU Digital Agenda Assembly Plenary

20 June Morning Session Keynote speeches Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission, delivered the first keynote address.The speech focused on equality, making sure Europe is pushing forward as a global leader in technology and assuring the economic future for young Europeans. Kroes asked the audience ‘what kind of jobs do you want for your […]

The Digital Agenda Assembly 2013 – Afternoon Session

29th June – Workshop ‘Going smart and accessible in public services’ . Smart Cities – Empowering Businesses and People Prof. Siobhan Clarke, Director Trinity Smart and Sustainable Cities Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin, began by describing the huge growth of cities, only 100 years ago there were only a handful of cities of more than […]

The Digital Agenda Assembly 2013 – Morning Session.

29th June – Workshop ‘Going smart and accessible in public services’   Future public services Paul Foley, founding director of Tech4i2 Limited and online moderator, introduced topics from the online discussion: Government, accessibility & online cities. According to Foley, 54% of people still prefer to engage with government offline and face-to-face. As an introduction to […]