Ahead of the European elections, the Vodafone Institute wants to provide a platform for high-level debate and exchange on a vision for a European Union in a digital age with the “Digitising Europe Summit 2019″ on “The Future of ‘Made in Europe’ – Advancing Europe’s vision of a social market economy for a digital age”.
An Electricity Grid for the Digital Age
Taavi Madiberk, CEO of Skeleton Technologies and speaker at the Digitising Europe Summit 2019, says that the digital economy needs a reliable energy supply, and even the smallest of fluctuations can wreak havoc.
Fast-track Europe’s transformation to build a prosperous digital future
At the Digitising Europe Summit 2019, German chancellor Angela Merkel explained her vision of a digital Europe.
60% of Europeans don’t believe their government has the will to advance digitisation
The representative study "The Tech Divide: Policy" shows that 60% of European respondents don’t believe their governments have the will to develop digitisation.
How to help health tech launch and flourish in Europe
Bieke Van Gorp, COO of FibriCheck and a speaker at the Digitising Europe Summit, argues that current regulations and policies need to catch up with the needs of the growing health tech sector.
Global study finds that 56% of employees lack the digital skills they need for jobs in the future
The Vodafone Institute releases the second part of "The Tech Divide” study which explores the acceptance of new technologies.
“Our digital children: Educating for the future instead of the past”
Andreas Schleicher, Director of Education and Skills at the OECD and speaker at the Digitising Europe Summit, on the impact of digitisation and automation on society and education.
“The Future of Made in Europe” with Angela Merkel
At the Digitising Europe Summit on 19 February 2019, high-ranking representatives from politics and business will discuss Europe's digital future. Among them: Chancellor Angela Merkel, Nick Read (Vodafone), Alex Karp (Palantir) and Tom Enders (Airbus).
Digitisation – India and China see enormous potential
How do People feel about new technologies? The Vodafone Institute's study in nine countries reveals severe differences.
“Digitisation pays off”
Distributed networks are the future: expert Hartmut Schmeck outlines the energy market of the future at the Digitising Europe Summit.
“It will revolutionize the entire industry”
A steel trader goes digital: Gisbert Rühl brings Klöckner into the gigabit society. At the Digitising Europe Summit the CEO of the Duisburg Group discussed the hurdles and obstacles involved.
The Beginning of a revolution
A "Gigabit pact” between politicians, companies, and banks to provide Germany with a fibre-optic network. Hannes Ametsreiter, CEO of Vodafone Germany, argues in favour at the Digitising Europe Summit.
What robots want to know
Learning robots are fundamentally changing work environments of mankind and machines alike – robotics expert Ken Goldberg gave some insight into this development at the Digitising Europe Summit.
“Not using data is the moral equivalent of burning books”
European centre Brussels saw the second round of "Digitising Europe Initiative" – Journalist Kenneth Cukier pointedly animated the current discussion on the relevance of Big Data.
IT giants Pentland and Keen debate on Big Data
How to reasonably manage Big Data in society? MIT co-founder Alex Pentland and author and internet critic Andrew Keen about benefits and challenges of a 21st century phenomenon.
European dialogue on ethics of Big Data
Vodafone Institute’s "digitising europe initiative", launched in 2014, is entering its second round. Starting in Berlin, the series includes events at several European cities.
Can a robot do my job better than I can?
"Could a robot do my job better than I?" This is a question that gnaws at many of us as robots and computers inexorably develop the skills to work in ways once considered quintessentially human.