Hi all,
Tomorrow we are hosting the event below and some of the issues to be discussed (implementation of the BR data protection framework, EU proposed DMA and DSA, eCommerce in EU-Mercosur agreement, etc ) might be of interest for list members

The event will start at 10 AM Rio rime - 2 PM Brussels time

All the best



Dear colleagues,  


This Friday, 12 March, FGV, the EU Delegation to Brazil, the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU, and EUBrasil will host the First EU-Brazil Conference on Digital Economy and Innovation https://portal.fgv.br/eventos/webinar-first-eu-brazil-conference-digital-economy-and-innovation 


Below you can find the agenda and the event’s flyer, and here is the link to register https://evento.fgv.br/digitaeconomyandinnovation/ 


I hope this message will be useful. Please feel free to share this email through your networks! 

All the best 



First EU-Brazil Conference on Digital Economy and Innovation  

New Perspectives on Emerging Technologies, Trade and Regulation 

12 March 2021, from 10:00 to 12:30 (Brasilia, GMT-3) / 14:00 to 16:30 (Brussels, GMT+1) 


At the time of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU, this webinar aims at identifying areas for cooperation between the EU and Brazil, regarding digital economy and emerging technologies. Participants will explore key issues such as new digital infrastructures, 5G, cybersecurity, personal data protection, data-driven technologies, the Internet of Things and its applications, and Artificial Intelligence. Speakers and participants will offer their perspectives on these issues and will explore areas where trade and cooperation can be strengthened in the short and medium term.  


Welcome and Introductory Remarks  

Goret Pereira Paulo, Directress, FGV Office of Research and Innovation  

Thibaut Kleiner, Director of Strategy and Outreach, DG Connect, European Commission 

Luigi Gambardella, President EUBrasil  

Luca Belli, Professor FGV Law School


A new agenda for innovation and digital cooperation between Europe and Brazil  

Patrícia Ellen, Secretária de Desenvolvimento Econômico, Ciência e Tecnologia do Estado de São Paulo

Marcos Galvão, Ambassador of Brazil to the EU  

Ignacio Ybanez, Ambassador of the EU to Brazil  

Ricardo Castanheira, Digital & Technology Counselor, Permanent Representation of Portugal to the EU  

Moderator: Luigi Gambardella, President EUBrasil  


EU-Brazil: A Dialogue on Digital Trade, Emerging Technologies and Regulation  

Carlos Oliveira, Minister Counselor for Digital Market, Delegation of the European Union to Brazil 

José Manuel Fernandes, President EU Brazil Delegation of the European Parliament  

Jorge Arbache, Vice President for Private Sector at the Development Bank of Latin America  

Tais Maldonado Niffinegger, Directress of International Affairs, ANATEL  

Andrea Renda, Senior Research Fellow and Head of Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation and the Digital Economy, CEPS 

Luiz Moncau,Public Policy Manager, NuBank  

Emily Rees, Senior Fellow, ECIPE & Director, Trade Strategies  

Moderator: Luca Belli, Professor FGV Law School  


Wrap-up and takeaways   

Renato Flores, Director of FGV International Intelligence Unit and Professor at FGV Graduate School of Economics  



Luca Belli, PhD
Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation, FGV Law School, Rio de Janeiro 
Chercheur Associé, Centre de Droit Public Comparé, Université Paris 2
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