This year, EU citizens have welcomed political agreements on new rules for online platforms, aiming to increase transparency and fairness. Think Digital will be the occasion to discuss the progress made towards cybersecurity and increased data and consumer protection. Our Summit will raise the question ‘What will the new European Commission‘s priorities be to strengthen the Digital Single Market?’


The Think Digital Summit is also a platform for industry to discuss the upcoming digital challenges including the Coordinated Plan on Artificial Intelligence and a Joint Action Plan on the spread of online disinformation. The sharing of ideas and discussions are at the heart of Think Digital success, join us now to have your voice heard and shape the future of European Digital Leadership. Take an active role by participating in panel discussions, leading to the preparation of a series of policy recommendations that will be carried through to the newly elected European Commission and Parliament.


Please visit our Flickr page to view pictures from the event. 

Interested in partnering with us for 2019? Please contact partnerships@ebsummit.eu

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Panel Discussions




Each year Think Digital brings together inspiring speakers from a broad range of expertise in digital technologies, and 2018 was no exception.


Think Digital 2018 featured policy-makers, business leaders and academic institutions working at the forefront of digital technologies and smart information systems. 


If you are interested in speaking at our upcoming edition, please contact our team at partnerships@ebsummit.eu 



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Vytenis Andriukaitis

European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety

European Commission
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Julian King

European Commissioner for the Security Union

European Commission
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Alexander De Croo

Belgian Minister of Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Telecom and Postal Services

Belgian Government
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Clemens Auer

Director General Austrian Federal Ministry of Health and Women's Affairs

Austrian Government
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Victor Negrescu

Minister-delegate for European Affairs at Romanian Government

Romanian Government
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Eva Maydell

Member of European Parliament

European Parliament
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Pilar del Castillo Vera

Member of European Parliament

European Parliament
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Antti Peltomäki

Deputy Director-General in DG GROW

European Commission
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Despina Spanou

Director for Digital Society, Trust & Cybersecurity in DG CNECT

European Commission
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Andrzej Ryś

Director for Health Systems, Medical Products and Innovation in DG SANTE

European Commission
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Lucilla Sioli

Director for Artificial Intelligence and Digital Industry in DG CNECT

European Commission
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Karel Lannoo

CEPS Chief Executive

Center for European Policy Studies
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Steve Purser

Head of Core Operations Department at ENISA

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Christian Jervelund

CE Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences Services at CE

Copenhagen Economics
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Thomas Boué

BSA Director General, Policy EMEA

BSA | The Software Alliance
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Göran Karlsson

TCS AI Innovation Executive

Tata Consultancy Services
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Thomas Allvin

EFPIA Executive Director Strategy and Healthcare Systems

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Nicolas Arpagian

Orange Strategy & Public Affairs Director

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Caleb Lee

GeSI Vice-Chairman

Global e-Sustainability Initiative
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Aidan McClean


UFO Drive
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Dave Keating


France 24
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Alberto Di Felice


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Jan Noterdaeme


CSR Europe
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Tom Parker

Moderator - CEO

Cambre/SEC Group

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Highlights from ThinkDigital 2018

The 3rd Edition of Think Digital took place yesterday in the Egmont Palace.

ThinkDigital provides the platform all the participants to take part in high-level discussions with our speakers. 

The panel discussions were inspiring and shed new light on the ‘hot topics’ of digital such as health data, Artificial Intelligence, cybersecurity and how businesses in the digital sector can embody the SDG’s.

During the day, the coffee breaks and lunch provided the opportunity for both speakers and participants to share thoughts about the sessions and to make new contacts in this ever-changing sector.

We would like to thank all of the participants and speakers who came yesterday, to listen and share your thoughts.

We also would like to thank our partners:  Tata Consultancy Services, BSA The Software Alliance, Orange, EFPIA, Copenhagen Economics, ETNO, UFO Drive and Euractiv for their support of Think Digital 2018!

We hope to see you all next year for the 4th edition.

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UFO Drive joins Think Digital as a Partner

Think Digital is proud to announce its partnership with UFO Drive. UFO Drive is the first all-digital and all-electric car rental company. They want to place the customer at the centre of their business, by facilitating all the processes of the rental.

The company was founded by Aidan McClean and Renaud Marquet. It was awarded 2018 Startup of the Year at the Luxembourg Mobility Award.

Aidan McClean, also CEO of the company, will be taking part in our panel about the digital industry and the sustainable development goals.

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EFPIA confirmed as a Partner for Think Digital 2018

Think Digital is proud to announce its partnership with EFPIA. The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA) represents the pharmaceutical industry operating in Europe. EFPIA's mission is to create a collaborative environment that enables their members to innovate, discover, develop and deliver new therapies and vaccines for people across Europe, as well as contribute to the European economy.

Their Executive Director Strategy and Healthcare Systems Thomas Allvin will be discussing the potential of Health Data in the first Panel of Think Digital 2018.