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9.00 - 9.30 Registration

9.30 - 9.40 Opening speech

  • Ariane Rodert, President of the Section for the Single Market, Production and Consumption of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

9.40 - 10.45 Promoting a Single Market conducive to entrepreneurship and innovation

Moderator: Oliver Röpke, EESC Member

  • Giuseppe Guerini, EESC Member
  • Samuel Cornella, Tax and legal advisor, Confcooperative
  • Tadej Slapnik, Representative of European BlockTech Federation and Former State Secretary for the Republic of Slovenia
  • Fabrizio Sestini, Senior expert, European Commission, DG CNECT
  • Karel Vanderpoorten, Seconded Official, European Commission, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

10.45 - 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 - 11.15 Blockchain: perspectives, open questions and impacts in the social economy

  • Stefano Epifani, President of the Digital Transformation Institute and teacher at the Sapienza University of Rome and at the University Carlo Bo in Urbino, and advisor to the United Nations

11.15 - 12.15 Social economy, Blockchain and new jobs: a convergence that can be generative

  • Gianluca Pastorelli, President, DIESIS
  • Arnaud Delcasse, cofounder, President,
  • Carmen Pastor, Director, Blockchain Lab BAES, Alicante University
  • Aïda Ponce Del Castillo, senior researcher, European Trade Union Institute

12.15 - 12.45 Panel discussion

  • moderated by Giuseppe Guerini, EESC Member

12.45 - 13.00 Closing remarks

  • Oliver Röpke, EESC Member

Participants can speak in English, French, German, Italian, and listen to English, French, German, Italian.