2018 Tallinn


Date, Time

Monday, 4 June, 16.00-17.30


Keynote speech by Mr Andrus Ansip, Vice President, European Commission



Mr Andrus Ansip, Vice President, European Commission

Mr Karol Okoński, Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Digital Affairs, Poland

Ms Åsa Zetterberg, Government Chief Digital Officer of Sweden

Ms Katariina Ora, Associate General Counsel Western Europe, Microsoft

Ms Jessica Blechingberg, Community Operations, Maria 01 start-up community

Mr Martin Andersson, Professor, Blekinge Institute of Technology & Lund University – presenting the ‘State of the Digital Region’ report www.topofdigital.eu



Mr Luukas Ilves, Deputy Director & Senior Fellow, Lisbon Council



This plenary session is dedicated to exploring the digital opportunities under the title ‘A coherent digital Baltic Sea Region’. A high-level panel of experts from business and politics will discuss how the region can work together to bridge internal digital gaps and build on complementarities between countries. It will also discuss how to further develop the region’s global digital strongholds and how the region can serve as a model for the EU in terms of cross-border digital cooperation.


Session coordinator

Mr Torben Aaberg, Head of Public & Digital Affairs, BDF

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Updated 23.05.2018