Mar 24, 2021 | 11:00 - 13:45 EET


Welcome & Keynotes

Opening speech

Mindaugas Ubartas, CEO, INFOBALT

Andres Sutt, Minister of  Entrepreneurship and Information Technology of  Estonia

Casper Klynge, Vice President, Microsoft European Government Affairs


Data sovereignty: Pros and Cons Open Data, GDPR Restrictions Potential

Moderators: Ieva Ilves, Advisor to the President of Latvia for Information and Digital Policy, Anna Vladimirova-Krjukova, Lawyer and certified data protection specialist at Cobalt Latvia

Participants: Eglė Markevičiūtė, Vice-Minister of Lithuanian Ministry of Economy and Innovation, Āris Dzērvāns, Deputy State Secretary on Information and Communication Technology, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of Latvia, Casper Klynge, Vice President, Microsoft European Government Affairs, Mart Mägi, Director General at Statistics Estonia


Data Economy: what we are aiming for?

Moderator: Mindaugas Glodas, President, INFOBALT/CEO, NRD Group

Participants: Susanne Dehmel, Managing Director and Member of Executive Board at Bitkom, Elijus Čivilis, CIO, Lithuanian Railways, Valts Ābols, CEO, Children’s Clinical University hospital (CUH) in Latvia, Oliver Väärtnõu, Chairman of the Management Board at Cybernetica


Building European data spaces in GAIA-X framework – what‘s there for Baltics

Moderator: Luukas Ilves, Head of Strategy, Innovation and Research Cooperation at Guardtime.

Participants: Ilkka Lakaniemi, GAIA-X Hub Finland, Rimantas Žylius, Advisor to Lithuanian Prime Minister on Digital Transformation, Open Data, Public Procurement and their leverage on industrial policies, Indrek Õnnik, Global Affairs Director at Government CIO Office, Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Gatis Ozols, Director of Information Society Development department at Latvian Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development