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on #TechSovereignty

For a European technology renaissance

29 & 30 June 2021


Tuesday, June 29

André Loesekrug-Pietri, Chairman, JEDI 

13.35 — JEDI Moonshot Conference – Welcome and preview

14.45 — Fireside chat – Can Europe make it to a digital power?

Taavi Roivas, former PM of Estonia 

14.15 — Semiconductors: the mother of all battles?  

Serge Leef, Program Manager, Darpa  
Philippe Notton, Founder and CEO, Sipearl 

14.45 — JEDI – the road to 2030 

André Loesekrug-Pietri, Chairman, JEDI
Jean-Paul Palomeros, former NATO SACT, board member of JEDI 

15.45 — Keynote – Warp Speed and Darpa 

Matt Hepburn, Vaccine Development Lead, Warp Speed, former Darpa 

16.15 — Healthcare in 2030: a drug in 3 months, is it science fiction? 

Marie-Paule Kieny, President, French Covid19 vaccine scientific committee
att Hepburn, Vaccine Development Lead, Warp Speed, former Darpa

16.45 — AI, Quantum... is Europe losing it in the technological century… or does it not? 

Hans Uszkoreit, DFKI
Sir Chris Harper, Air Marshal (ret.), Royal Air Force
Bob Coeke, Cambridge Quantum 

17.15 — How can the EU turn the table on innovation? 

Jean-David Malo, European Commission
Christian Angermayer, Founder, Apeiron Investment Group 

17.45 — Fireside chat – The role of foundations for R&D 

Jeremy Farrar, CEO, Wellcome Trust

18.15 — Europe in 2030  

Jacques Attali, CEO, Attali & Associés

18.30 — Fireside chat – A tale of many DARPAs

Matt Hepburn, Vaccine Development Lead, Warp Speed, former Darpa

Wednesday, June 30

13.00 — JEDI – Conference preview  

André Loesekrug-Pietri, Chairman, JEDI

13.10 — Fireside Chat - Vaccines & Treatments, where are we?

Melanie Saville, Director R&D for Vaccines, CEPI 

13.30 — Fireside chat – The role of European foundations in a world of great power competition

Daniela Schwarzer, Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia, Open Society Foundations 

14.00 — Cyber, All Connected, all hacked?

Marietje Schaake, International Policy Director, Cyber Policy Center  
Gabi Dreo Rodosek, Executive Director, Research Institute CODE
Moderated by Jean-Louis Gergorin, Board member, JEDI 

14.30 — Fireside chat – THE Big thing, the Environment

Ernesto Ciorra, Head of Innovation, ENEL

14.45 — The planet in 2030, - 55% in 2030, mission impossible? 

Christel Heydemann, President Europe, Schneider Electric  
Ernesto Ciorra, Head of Innovation, ENEL
Moderated by Dominique Leglu, Chief Editor, Science & Avenir 

15.30 — Is the tech race a new geopolitical race? 

General Patrick Destremau, Director, Institut des hautes études de défense nationale Thomas Jarzombek, German Federal Government coordinator for digital and space Moderated by Nicholas Thompson, CEO, The Atlantic 

16.00 — Space – the last frontier 

Daniel Metzler, CEO, Isar Aerospace  
Franco Ongaro, Director of Technology, ESA
Moderated by Arthur Sauzay, Institut Montaigne 

17.00 — How to keep factual in the age of disinformation and deepfakes  

Camille Francois, Chief Innovation Officer, Graphika
Matthias Niessner, Professor, TU Munich
Moderated by Iain Martin, European News Editor, Forbes

17.20 — Fireside Chat – The European vision on climate change

Mauro Petriccione, Director General CLIMA, European Commission

17.30 — Are policymakers doomed to be shortsighted?  

Thomas Sattelberger, member of the Bundestag, FDP  
Mauro Petriccione, Director General CLIMA, European Commission 

18.00 — Disruptive innovation: Is the public sector ready to do things – really – differently?

Thomas Courbe, Executive Director, Direction Générale des Entreprise
Katrin Suder, Chair of the German Digital Council 

18.30 — Fireside Chat - The world in 2030 

August Cole, Co-author, Ghost Fleet 

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