Register for EIT Digital’s ‘Celebrate Innovation’ Online event

In 2020, EIT Digital celebrates its 10th anniversary! You can join them on 29 October to reflect on 10 years of digital innovation and collaboration with the pan-European community and discuss the way forward towards a strong digital Europe – inclusive, fair, and sustainable.

The EIT Digital ‘Celebrate Innovation’ Online event is free of charge and open to anyone. You can register here.

Why you should join

  • You’ll celebrate 10 years of impactful digital innovation.
  • You’ll get to know the perspective of Makers and Shapers for a strong digital Europe.
  • You’ll discoer the potential of technical excellence and entrepreneurial skills.
  • You’ll explore the strength of pan-European open innovation.

Who are the speakers?

Despina Spanou – the Head of the Cabinet of European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas, overseeing the European Union’s policies on security, migration and asylum, health, skills, education, culture and sports.

Risto Siilasmaa – the Founder & Chairman of the Board of F-Secure Corporation. Earlier, he served as Chairman of the Board of Nokia Corporation, Elisa Corporation, and the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries.

Dora Palfi – the co-founder and CEO of imagiLabs, an edtech company creating fun and easy to get started with gadgets to make programming more relevant and welcoming for teenage girls.

Linnar Viik – Chairman of the EIT Digital Supervisory Board. Since 2018, Linnar Viik served as an independent member on the EIT Digital Supervisory Board. He is also a former member of the EIT Governing Board. Linnar Viik lives in Estonia and is an IT entrepreneur and lecturer.

Dimitris Bountolos – the Chief Information Officer and Innovation Officer (CIIO) of leading global infrastructure operator Ferrovial. During his career as an entrepreneur, he was a founder and partner of different startups in the space, drones and employee experience sector including Zero 2 Infinity, Guudjob, BlueSouth, and IllusionBox.

Pia Sandvik, CEO of RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, is born in Ludvika and holds an MSc in mechanical engineering from Linköping University. Pia Sandvik, PhD and docent in Quality Control Technology, has previously been President at Luleå University of Technology and CEO of Länsförsäkringar Jämtland.

Dr Abdelhadi Azzouni completed a PhD in computer science from the universities of Waterloo in Canada and Sorbonne in France. He worked within an international team on using advanced AI and machine learning techniques to optimise telecommunication networks at large scales.

Maria da Graça Carvalho is a member of the European Parliament. She was a senior advisor of Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, from November 2014 to December 2015. Previously, she was a member of the European Parliament, between July 2009 and May 2014.

Baher Al Hakim, Medicus AI CEO – Baher is an experienced entrepreneur and currently the CEO of Medicus AI, a HealthTech platform that explains and interprets medical reports and health data, turning numbers into meaningful insights.