High-level Conference: Jobs, Growth & Europe’s Digital Future

title-graphic12th October

Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU

Moderator: Per Strömbäck, NETOPIA

12.00 – Registration & Lunch

12.45 – Welcome by Barbara Schretter – Director, Representation of the Free State of Bavaria

12.50 – Setting the Scene: a few words from moderator Per Strömbäck

13.05 – Keynote speech by Pauline Rouch, DSM advisor to President Juncker

13.20 – Welcome by Pervenche Berès MEP, co-chair of the Creative & Cultural Industries Intergroup

13.30 – Presentation of the report “The value of IP in European economies” by Dr. Nima Sanandaji, President of the European Centre for Entrepreneurship and Policy Reform

13.50 A Bright Future in Digital: How Can Europe Guarantee the Future of its Young Creative Professionals?

Keynote Speech by Alban de Nervaux, Head of Legal and International Affairs, French Ministry of Culture

Anthony Level, Digital Chief Policy Officer, TF1
Carlos Falcó, Chairman of Círculo Fortuny
Christian Schumacher-Gebler, CEO of Bonnier Media Deutschland
Reinher Karl, Copyright and Media Lawyer
Javier Mendez Zori, Head of Content Production, MEDIAPRO Group
Virginie Rozière MEP

14.45 Coffee break

15.00 No Time for Business as Usual: Creativity and the Creative Process in the Digital Age

Keynote speech by Antti Peltomäki, Deputy Director General, DG GROW

Annabella Coldrick, Chief Executive, Music Managers’ Forum
Dan Maag, Founder, Pantaflix
Nick Yapp, President of the European Writers’ Council
Johannes Sevket Gözalan, Founder and CEO of European Games Group AG
Angelika Niebler MEP

16.30 No Time for Business as Usual: Digital Innovators and their Audiences in the Digital Age

Jan Orthey, incoming Chairman of Retail Committee, German Booksellers Association
Tomas Speight, Chief Executive Officer, Panther Media
Dr. Ildikó Török, Business Development Director at MOZAIK Education
Lucia Recalde, European Commission
Eva Kaili MEP

17.30 Coffee Break

17.45 #MadeinEU: Strengthening the Market for Local Content

Keynote speech by Silvia Costa, MEP, Chair of the CULT Committee, European Parliament (tbc)

Casten Almqvist, CEO of Bonnier Broadcasting
Florent Souillot, Head of Digital, Madrigall (Gallimard-Flammarion)
Tobias Schmid, Executive Vice President Governmental Affairs, RTL Group
Nina George, Author
Kees Van Weijen, Managing Partner at PIAS Rough Trade distribution Benelux; Chairman, IMPALA
Stephan Hutter, Managing Director and Director Distribution, Prokino

Closing Remarks by Christian Ehler MEP, co-chair of the Creative & Cultural Industries Intergroup

 19.00 Reception

RSVP: events@creativityworks.eu