26 oct. 2020 time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am CET
Session 1: Digital Connectivity for Digital Transformation in WB6 the impact of Covid-19
Digital connectivity is crucial for all other digital integration developments, and it impacts all sectors of the economy. This panel will discuss the current technological developments and the plans, chances, and challenges from different perspectives. This panel will also discuss the importance of resilient digital infrastructures for fighting the digital divide and companies’ experience during Covid-19.
26 oct. 2020 time:11:30 am – 12:30 pm CET
Session 2: Digital Connectivity-Key measures for the countries to attract investment
The representatives of international financial institutions, EC, governments, and industry, will discuss the essential measures to attract investment for WB6 in building the digital infrastructure for the future. As demonstrated during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, digital connectivity was a vital necessity for citizens and businesses. Also, of the main topics discussed during the first session on digital connectivity, further attention will be on the urge for digital investments and investment funds. How to enable fast track investment and funding to support the quick deployment of digital infrastructure and guarantee stable and predictable framework conditions to ensure infrastructure investments will be part of the discussions in this session