eastwest forum 2017

Digital Challenges

8.00
8.30

Registration – Welcome Coffee

8.30

Gaetano Manfredi
Rector, University of Naples Federico II
Vicenzo De Luca
President, Campania Region

9.00

OPENING SPEECH
Roberto Viola
Director General of DG Connect, European Commission 

9.30

FIRST PANEL
“Access to the Internet as a Human Right”



Moderator:
Myrta Merlino
 Journalist, La7 TV

Speakers:
Byung Chul Han Author, cultural theorist, and professor at University of the Arts, Berlin
Josef Janning Director, European Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin

Debate Introduced by:
Romano Prodi,
Former President, European Commission
Stefano Seosanto: Digital Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations

10.50

SECOND PANEL
“Algorithms and Democracy”



Moderator:
Myrta Merlino
 Journalist, La7 TV

Speakers:
Stephen Brobst 
CTO, Teradata Corporation
Francesca Rossi Professor, University of Padova & Research Scientist, IBM Research Center

Debate Introduced by:
Francesco Boccia,
 President, Budget Committee, Italian House of Deputies
Pere W. Brown, Head of Clients Projects, Cambridge Analytica

12.15

THIRD PANEL
“Digitalization: New Business Models and Human Capital”



Moderator:
Myrta Merlino
 Journalist, La7 TV

Speakers:
Carlo Alberto Carnevale Professor, Management and Technology Department, Bocconi University School of Management
Ignazio Rocco di Torrepadula CEO, Credimi SpA

Debate Introduced by:
Mario Nava,
Director, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission
Reuben Abraham, CEO and Senior Fellow IDFC Institute, Mumbai
Rosanna RomanoDirector Tourism and Culture Campania region

13.30

WRAP-UP
Giuseppe Scognamiglio Editor-in-Chief, Eastwest
Interviews
Carl Bildt, Former Swedish Prime Minister

Buffet Lunch will follow

The Forum will be held in English, Italian and German with simultaneous translation.

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