Meet the countries
that are a part
of European Digital Days

Sweden

Germany

Poland

Ukraine

Switzerland

Liechtenstein

City of Vienna

Italy

Serbia

Meet the countries
that are a part
of European Digital Days

Why do we need a European Digital Days?

The European Digitalisation and Public Dialogue Initiative stimulates dialogue and knowledge about digitalisation and its effects by jointly addressing the opportunities and challenges presented by a rapid digital transformation. The platform works to engage all parts of society to contribute to the development of a truly mobile, educated and digital European generation.

We work together to make digitalisation a tangible experience for the broad public.

Aims:

  • Poland, 01-10.10.2021

    Digital Festival 2021

    The largest educational and technological campaign in Poland reaching over 10 million Poles.

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  • Switzerland, 29.09 till 10.11.2021, Hybrid

    Swiss Digital Day

    Launched in 2017 by digitalswitzerland, has grown to be one of the biggest Swiss-wide events about digitalisation gathering 80.000 people.

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  • Sweden, 15.10.2021

    Digitalidag

    It’s an annual and national theme day about the possibilities and challenges of digitalisation.

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  • Liechtenstein, 6.11.2021

    Digitaltag Vaduz

    Main event and platform for digital innovation and networking for Liechtenstein.

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  • Italy, 10-13.11.2021

    Digital Innovation Days Italy

    4 days dedicated to innovation, digital and sustainability, with the 120 most influential speakers in the industry.

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  • Vienna, 18-19.10.2021

    Digital Days 2021

    We will examine the interplay between digitalization and sustainability in the context of smart urban development.

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  • Serbia, December 2021

    Serbian Digital Practice

    DSI is partnering with UNICEF to bring a web platform that tackle the problem of insufficient level of digital literacy in Serbian population. Digital education is supported by a media campaign.

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  • Ukraine, November 2021

    Ukrainian Digital Days

    Held jointly with the Ministry of digitalisation of Ukraine. Several digital discussions on the topic and launch a media campaign to bring people to the “Digital literacy lessons” and Digigram

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  • Germany, 18.06.2021

    Digitaltag

    Through numerous campaigns, we shed light on various aspects of digitization and discuss concerns and fears, opportunities and challenges together.

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  • Poland, 01-10.10.2021

    Digital Festival 2021

    The largest educational and technological campaign in Poland reaching over 10 million Poles.

    FIND OUT MORE
  • Switzerland, 29.09 till 10.11.2021, Hybrid

    Swiss Digital Day

    Launched in 2017 by digitalswitzerland, has grown to be one of the biggest Swiss-wide events about digitalisation gathering 80.000 people.

    FIND OUT MORE
  • Sweden, 15.10.2021

    Digitalidag

    It’s an annual and national theme day about the possibilities and challenges of digitalisation.

    FIND OUT MORE
  • Liechtenstein, 6.11.2021

    Digitaltag Vaduz

    Main event and platform for digital innovation and networking for Liechtenstein.

    FIND OUT MORE
  • Italy, 10-13.11.2021

    Digital Innovation Days Italy

    4 days dedicated to innovation, digital and sustainability, with the 120 most influential speakers in the industry.

    FIND OUT MORE
  • Vienna, 18-19.10.2021

    Digital Days 2021

    We will examine the interplay between digitalization and sustainability in the context of smart urban development.

    FIND OUT MORE
  • Serbia, December 2021

    Serbian Digital Practice

    DSI is partnering with UNICEF to bring a web platform that tackle the problem of insufficient level of digital literacy in Serbian population. Digital education is supported by a media campaign.

    FIND OUT MORE
  • Ukraine, November 2021

    Ukrainian Digital Days

    Held jointly with the Ministry of digitalisation of Ukraine. Several digital discussions on the topic and launch a media campaign to bring people to the “Digital literacy lessons” and Digigram

    FIND OUT MORE
  • Germany, 18.06.2021

    Digitaltag

    Through numerous campaigns, we shed light on various aspects of digitization and discuss concerns and fears, opportunities and challenges together.

    FIND OUT MORE

Agenda

Join us and learn more about the importance of digitalisation and how Europe will play a key role in its future success.

What you can expect:
Four panels featuring international leaders and experts in their fields who provide the audience with professional insights and stimulating debates on the subject of global digitalisation.

  • SUBJECT:Official opening

    HOUR:

    15:00 - 15:05

    Opening and interview with Diana Engetschwiler Digital Switzerland

    SPEAKERS:

    Diana Engetschwiler

    Director Public Dialogue & Head of Digital Days, Switzerland

  • SUBJECT:How to make Europe a digital powerhouse

    HOUR:

    15:05 - 15:25

    Only 22% of European students who majored in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) were women, compared to an average of 30% in OECD countries (2017). How do we make STEM industries more inclusive and thus make digital upskilling open to a wider population?

    SPEAKERS:

    Magnus Tyreman

    Managing Partner McKinsey Europe

    Marija Ilić

    President of the Board, Serbian Games Association, Co-Founder at Two Desperados, Serbia

    Eveline Metzen

    Director, Government Affairs & Public Policy for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Google, Swizterland

    MODERATOR:

    Hannah Wise

    Moderator, Media Coach / Head Video Channels at Julius Baer, Guest Lecturer at University of St.Gallen

  • SUBJECT:What can Europe learn from Asia

    HOUR:

    15:25 - 15:35

    Interview with Philpp Rösler

    SPEAKERS:

    Philpp Rösler

  • SUBJECT:The workforce of the future

    HOUR:

    15:35 - 16:00

    According to a WEF report, 65% of children entering elementary school today will eventually work in new jobs that do not yet exist. How can Europe get ahead of this trend and be ready to meet the needs of a new generation of workers?

    SPEAKERS:

    Ana Brnabić

    Prime Minister, Republic of Serbia

    Klemens Himpele

    CIO, City of Vienna, Austria

    Marc Walder

    CEO and Managing Partner Ringier AG I Founder digitalswitzerland, Switzerland

    MODERATOR:

    Hannah Wise

    Moderator, Media Coach / Head Video Channels at Julius Baer, Guest Lecturer at University of St.Gallen

  • SUBJECT:How to address the digital skills gap. Insights from Digital Shapers and the CIONET community

    HOUR:

    16:00 - 16:30

    How should organisations develop the skills of their employees and what can be done to win the war for talent in the future? Listen to a panel discussion featuring a range of findings from Digital Shapers and CIOs from Poland.

    SPEAKERS:

    John Guziak

    Partner Human Capital, Deloitte, Poland

    Monika Nowak-Toporowicz

    VP CTIO, UPC Poland & UPC Slovakia, CEE region

    Bartosz Górczynski

    Managing Partner, CIONET, Poland

    MODERATOR:

    Piotr Mieczkowski

    Managing Director, DigitalPoland Foundation, Poland

  • SUBJECT:Lifelong Learning: rethinking education

    HOUR:

    16:30 - 16:50

    In about 75% of cases, it pays for an organization to reskill an employee. Moreover, by 2030, about 30% of jobs will require entirely new skills. How can we encourage organizations to see the positive impact of upskilling and reskilling?

    SPEAKERS:

    Joel Hellermark

    Founder & CEO, Sana Labs, Sweden

    Gulsanna Mamediieva

    Director General on European Integration, Ministry of Digital Transformation, Ukraine

    Markus Sieger

    CEO, Polpharma Group, Poland

    Patrick Warnking

    Country Director, Google Switzerland, Switzerland

    MODERATOR:

    Hannah Wise

    Moderator, Media Coach / Head Video Channels at Julius Baer, Guest Lecturer at University of St.Gallen

  • SUBJECT:Upskilling & Reskilling. The key to future prosperity

    HOUR:

    16:50 - 17:15

    Successful re-skilling typically yields productivity gains of 6 to 12% and is a real driver of long-term success. What countries are leading the way in upskilling and re-skilling, and who can we learn from?

    SPEAKERS:

    Oscar Stege

    Chair of DigitalIdag, CEO and Founder of Canucci and Senior Advisor to the Wallenberg Foundation

    Jan vom Brocke

    Director, Institute for Information Systems, University of Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein

    Justyna Orłowska

    Prime Minister’s High Representative for Government Technology and Digital Transformation, Poland

    MODERATOR:

    Hannah Wise

    Moderator, Media Coach / Head Video Channels at Julius Baer, Guest Lecturer at University of St.Gallen

  • SUBJECT:Official Closing

    HOUR:

    17:15 - 17:25

    Closing of European Digital Days Summit!

    SPEAKERS:

    Diana Engetschwiler

    Director Public Dialogue & Head of Digital Days, Switzerland

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We work together to make digitalisation a tangible experience for the broad public, by organising various events and social movements. Our mission is to bring everyone into the digital world!