2019 Industry Roundtable: Corporate Accountability and Europe’s Digital Agenda

This roundtable will review accountability in other contexts including GDPR and consider its relevance to the European digital policy agenda.

Nov 13, 2019 | Nov 13, 2019
  • 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth, Park Atrium, Rue des Colonies 11, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

National governments and the new European Commission are developing laws to address the unintended consequences of digital development. This may involve changes in the liability of Internet companies for online content and proposals for regulating artificial intelligence.

What role will ethical business and corporate accountability play? This roundtable will review accountabilityin other contexts including and consider its relevance to the European digital policy agenda.



15.00 - 15.15 Welcome
• Sponsor, TBC
• Jonny Shipp, Internet Commission (chair)
15.15 – 15.45 Accountability and Europe’s Digital Agenda
• Nathalie Laneret, Centre for Information Policy Leadership
• Julian Coles, Internet Commission
15.45 - 17.15 Roundtable discussion
• Serge Abiteboul, Inria, Paris
• Prabhat Agawal, E-Commerce & Platforms, DG CONNECT
• Prof. Lorna Woods, University of Essex
• Prof. Brian O'Neill, Technological University Dublin
• Klaudia Majcher, EPSC
• William Echikson, Centre for European Policy Studies
• Representatives of the European Council for Digital Good
• Representatives of leading digital businesses across sectors including advertising, broadcasting and
video, dating, education, games and e- sports, retail, telecoms, sharing economy and social media
17.15 – 17.30 Concluding remarks
• Luis Neves, CEO, GeSI
17.30 – 19.00 Networking drinks

Registration from 14.30 for 15.00 start.


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