1st European Liquid Democracy Meetup – Nov 29-30, 2014

Liquid Democracy could be the next step in the evolution of democratic decision-making. Today’s technology for the first time allows us to empower all people by radically increasing their opportunities to participate – in a way that could work for everyone.

Liquid Democracy is the idea for a democratic system that offers you new possibilities without [...]

Cultural Heritage in a Digital Europe - Nov 11, 2014

An event co-hosted by MEP Julia Reda, Greens/EFA, Pirate Party and MEP Josef Weidenholzer, S&D

Cultural heritage institutions play a central role in guaranteeing access to culture to the public, also in the digital world. However, too often, libraries, museums and archives face technical and contractual barriers to the digitalization, access, use and reuse of works. Institutional [...]

Film screening: Freedom of Information: EU’s 5th Freedom - Dec 1, 2014

We are pleased to invite you to a film screening of “The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz” on 1 December 2014 at 6:30 pm in the European Parliament.

Aaron Swartz represented the best and the brightest of a generation of young people who have grown up with the Internet. He [...]

Celebrate culture: Public Domain Day - Jan 25, 2016

Lunch debate: Celebrate Culture – Public Domain Day 2016: makers & reuse of creative works

Jan 25 – 12:30-14:00 – Members Salon

It is my pleasure to invite you to lunch in the Members Salon on January 25th 2016, between 12:30 and 14:00.

During lunch we will celebrate Public Domain Day, [...]

#WannaCry: Lessons learned for Security and Liability in the Internet of Things

Wednesday, 7 June 2017 • 15:00-18:30 • European Parliament ASP 1G3

Translation will be provided in English, French and German. Register now.

The conference will be web streamed.

Twitter: #IoTsecurity

Draft Agenda: 15:00-15:05: Welcome and introduction

Jan Philipp Albrecht MEP

15:05-15:30: Opening Keynote

Prof. Dr. Udo Helmbrecht, Director, EU Network and Information [...]

Meet the New Authors – April 20, 2015


The internet is fundamentally changing the cultural economy, presenting authors with both challenges and opportunities. It has enabled new forms of creative expression and new ways to connect to audiences – and opened up (but also sometimes required) new economical strategies.

How can authors make a [...]

Internet as a Commons: Public Space in the Digital Age - Oct 1, 2015

This conference was organised in cooperation with Commons Network and Heinrich Böll Foundation.

The Internet has become an important part of our global public sphere. Internet provides access to a wealth of information and knowledge, and the possibility to participate, create and communicate. This public space made up of internet infrastructures is increasingly threatened from [...]

EU Copyright Reform: What Research Universities Need - Oct 9, 2015

This event was co-organized by the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and the Digital Agenda Intergroup.

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Portability: Opportunities for cultural diversity? - Dec 10, 2015

Thursday, December 10th  14:00–17:00 – Room A1G3, European Parliament (Brussels)

“This content is not available in your country”: On Dec 9, the European Commission will present plans towards reducing such barriers online, starting with a legislative proposal on Portability, i.e. the ability to bring your digital content access subscriptions with you as you [...]

Merging of man and machine: questions of ethics in dealing with emerging technology

Public Hearing hosted by the Green Working Group Robotics

When? 8 September 2016, 09:30-13:00 (Live Stream)

Where? European Parliament, Brussels, room Altiero Spinelli (ASP) 1G3

Technology has fundamentally altered our lives and will continue to do so. Ethical considerations must remain guiding posts at all times. Undoubtedly, how we approach the regulation of emerging technologies will have [...]

Digital Single Market - Rocket fuel for EU Startups?

The Digital Agenda Intergroup invites you to an event co-hosted by MEP Eva Maydell (Paunova) [EPP], MEP Brando Benifei [S&D] and MEP Julia Reda [Greens/EFA]

When? Thursday, 9 March 2017, 09:00-12:20
Where? ASP 1G3, European Parliament, Brussels

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Better Regulation for Copyright: Academics Meet Policy Makers

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The goal of “better regulation” obliges the EU to base its actions on evidence and a full understanding of the impacts. To apply these principles to the ongoing legislative initiatives on copyright and related policy fields, academic experts are visiting the Parliament for a fact-based debate curated by the Institute [...]

The Future of Artificial Intelligence

We live in exciting times where artificial intelligence is quickly finding its way into our societies. Artificial intelligence promises to have huge transformative effects to many sectors. However, the potential is accompanied by risks for human safety, dignity, privacy and autonomy. On the one hand, there is fear about how powerful artificial intelligence will become [...]

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