past events

March 15 2019 - March 17 2019

ELF seminar: Digitalisation is not the future, it's the present!

March 15, 2019 at 4:00pm - March 17, 2019

ELF seminar: Digitalisation is not the future, it's the present!

Over the last twenty years, digitisation has profoundly changed Europe's societies and economies. Lately, with the rise of artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation the process is only gaining further speed. There is no doubt that these developments will bring great challenges. Therefore, purpose of this seminar and workshop is to address the impact of the digital transformation as well as discuss current trends of digitisation of the education and the labour market. This seminar will analyse digital trends, discuss the social pillar and examine how digitisation in combination with modern education can further develop European societies and tackle income and social inequalities.   EVENT SCHEDULE   Friday 15 March 2019 16:00    Welcome and introductions 16:30    Analysis of digital transformation trends in technology and automation 18:00    The impact of digitisation on labour market 19:00    Closing of day one 18:00    Dinner   Saturday 16 March 2019   09:00    Digital revolution – the driving force behind inequality? 10:30    Coffee break 11:00    Education 2.0: the role AI in education 13:00    Lunch 14:00    Policy Workshop I – how to facilitate digital revolution and the transition for workers and companies? 15:30    Coffee break 16:00    Policy Workshop II – how to ensure that workers have necessary skills and education for the digital age? 17:30    Impressions and wrap-up 20:00    Dinner   Sunday 17 March Check-out and travels   This seminar is free of charge for the participants, and we offer a travel reimbursement of up to 80 Euros per person. Deadline for applications to the event is 22 February at noon (12:00 pm) CET. As all LYMEC events this seminar also applies the rules of late cancellation and no show fees: Cancellation less than 2 weeks prior to the event leads to a late cancellation fee of 50 euro, and cancellation less than 48 hours prior to the event or not attending at all leads to a late cancellation fee of 75 euro. You have to be logged in to register. By registering for this event you agree to our updated privacy policy and understand that your personal data will be shared with the European Liberal Forum for administrative purposes, as well as with the hotel.   Events organised by European Liberal Youth (LYMEC) may be audio- and video-recorded as well as web-streamed. A photographer and/or a cameraman, contracted by LYMEC, may have access to the meeting room in order to take pictures and videos for communication and publication purposes. Videos and pictures taken by the photographer and/or cameraman, contracted by LYMEC, may also be published on the LYMEC website and on related social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc.). They may also be used in other media and means of communication in order to pass on information about the event and activities of LYMEC. The European Liberal Forum might also use the pictures, video or audio in their communications. ***Disclaimer: By registering for this event you give your permission for LYMEC and European Liberal Forum to use your picture in their promotional campaigns and materials and communication about the event. Please make clear in advance if you do not wish your picture to be used by LYMEC or ELF.***