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Europe | May 31
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May 31, 2012

Time Event
8.30-9.15 Breakfast and Registration
Opening Remarks

Andrew Rasiej
Why Europe needs to promote a free internet + The Digital MEP

Marietje Schaake MEP
10.00 - 10.40
Shifting journalism online

Alexandros Koronakis (New Europe), Eric Karstens (European Journalism Center)
10.40 - 10.55
The rise of a European blogosphere

Ronny Patz (bloggingportal) Researcher Online Networks
10.55 - 11.15 Break
Special Presentation
Covering Brussels - Bringing conversations to the EU Piazza or recycling press releases from the institutions?

EurActiv, DebatingEurope (Adam Nyman), Maria Laura Franciosi, Teri Schultz (NPR, moderator)
12.50-13.50 Lunch
How the Digital Agenda is helping democracy online | European Commission Information Society and Media DG + Q&A

Thibaut Kleiner, Member of Neelie Kroes' Cabinet
Personal Productivity Breakthrough

Dmitry Stavisky, Vice President, Evernote
Short talks: Social media: Changing relationships in politics and communications

Stephen Clark (European Parliament)
Short talks: The next step in public sphere engagement

Anne Christensen (European Commission)
Short talks: The untapped potential of Member States when communicating the EU

Aurelie Valtat (European Council)
15.30- 15.50 Break
15.50 - 16.45 Breakout session:
Online engagement with the public sphere - building a political movement online

- The Democratic Society (Anthony Zacharzewski) Cleverwood (Julien Mourlon), David Osimo European Commission/ict4u
Facebook: our new PIAZZA DIGITALE?

Erika Mann (Facebook Europe)
17.30 - 18.00
Digital Vertigo: Division, Diminishment & Disillusionment in the Social Media Age

Andrew Keen, Author, Tech Crunch
18.00 - 18.40
CLOSING: Digital Diplomacy how can Europe use it effectively and what does it have to gain?

David Tunney, EEAS, John C. Sullivan, Counselor for Public Affairs, U.S. Mission to the EU, Member of the European Parliament Corina Cretu +moderator

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