This 1st event will focus on the most pertinent issues for the E-Commerce sector including privacy, security, advertising, competition policy and intellectual property. Key speakers are already confirmed including representatives from the European Commission, EU Parliament, the European consumer association BEUC, Amazon, eBay, Google, Microsoft, Visa, Phorm, MAQS, Symantec and many others (see list below). They will discuss what the new e-commerce pathway will look like, particularly given the changing Commission and Parliament, how far European policy making has come in respect of the regulation (or not) of the digital domain and what steps can be made to improve and support e-commerce as a potential driver for economic and social improvement.
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The conference which is supported by EMOTA will provide a consistent Brussels based platform and meeting point for all stakeholders involved in e-commerce.
Given the horizontal nature of e-commerce and its emergence as a key part of the European and global economy, the range of issues discussed will be of relevance to those operating in many sectors including financial services, telecoms operators, transportation and logistics, internet service providers, security and privacy operators, goods manufacturers and many, many more.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Malcolm Harbour, Member, European Parliament (Chairman of the EP’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee)
- Jacqueline Minor, Director, Consumer Affairs, DG SANCO, European Commission
- Monique Goyens, Director General, BEUC (consumer organization)
- Patrick van Eecke, Partner, DLA Piper
- Andrew Cecil, Director Public Policy Europe, Amazon
- Sebastian Mueller, European Policy Manager, Google
- Stuart Cooke, Senior Director, Industry Associations & Standards, Qualcomm
- Brooks Dobbs, Chief Privacy Officer, Phorm
- Thomas Myrup Kristensen, EU Internet Policy Director Corporate Affairs, LCA, Microsoft Europe
- Andrea Servida, Deputy Head of the Unit, Internet, Network and Information Security, DG INFSO, European Commission
- Rosa Barcelo, Adviser, European Data Protection Supervisor
- Peter Møller-Jensen, EU Government Affairs Director, VISA Europe
- Alastair Mitchell, CEO and co-founder, Huddle.net
- Brendan Reilly, Head of Northern European country product management, Deutsche Bank
- Luke Hendrickx, Director, Competitiveness of Enterprises & External Relations, UEAPME
- Monique Wadsted, Partner, MAQS Law Firm
- Alvydas Stancikas, Head of Unit, Enforcement of Industrial and Intellectual Property Rights, DG MARKT, European Commission
- Paul Excell, Chief Innovation Officer, BT
- Claude Rakovsky, Head of Unit, Antitrust and Mergers Policy and Scrutiny, DG COMP, European Commission
- James Waterworth, EU Affairs Director, Nokia & President, EDiMA