Programme

Social progress beyond 2024

Draft agenda


09.00 -13.00 Digital transition must be a just transition

09.00 - 09.10

Welcome address by Lucie STUDNIČNÁ, Workers' Group President (Group II) – EESC

09.10 - 11.00

Panel 1: "Regulation and governance of Artificial Intelligence"

Moderated by: Franca SALIS-MADINIER, member of the Workers' Group

  • Martin ULBRICH, DG Connect, European Commission
  • Isabelle SCHÖMANN, ETUC Deputy General Secretary

Debate

11.00 - 12.50

Panel 2: "AI and impact on workers"

Moderated by: Florian MARIN, member of the Workers' Group

  • Dominick LUQUER, General Secretary, International Federation of Actors
  • Isabelle BARTHES, Deputy General Secretary, IndustriAll European Trade Union
  • Birte DEDDEN, Director ICT & related services, UNI Europa
  • Jan Willem GOUDRIAAN, General Secretary, EPSU
  • Livia SPERA, General Secretary, ETF
  • Martina DI RIDOLFO, ETUCE Policy Coordinator for Digitalisation and AI

Debate

12.50 - 13.00

Conclusions by Miranda ULENS, member of the Workers' Group

13.00 - 14.30

Cocktail

14.30 - 18.00 Sustainable competitiveness and investment for the well-being of EU citizens

14.30 - 16.30

Panel 3: "How the EU can achieve sustainable competitiveness"

Moderated by Philip VON BROCKDORFF/ Jack O'CONNOR, members of the Workers' Group

  • Marisa XUEREB, Economist, Horst Brandstätter Group
  • David RINALDI, Director of Studies & Policy, FEPS, Lecturer on European Economic Governance at the ULB

Debate

16.30 - 17.50

Panel 4: "How the EU can achieve sustainable investments"

Moderated by Philip VON BROCKDORFF/ Jack O'CONNOR, members of the Workers' Group

  • David PINKUS, Economist, Bruegel Institute
  • Astrid BARTELS, DG GROW, European Commission (tbc)

Debate

17.50 - 18.00

Closing remarks by Lucie STUDNIČNÁ, Workers' Group President (Group II) – EESC