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G7 Multi-Stakeholder Conference

13.00 - 13.30


  • Keynote Federal Minister for Digital and Transport Volker Wissing
  • Welcome address State Secretary Dr Franziska Brantner, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action
  • Scene setter:
    - Volker Wissing, Federal Minister for Digital and Transport
    - Ruszlan Biwoino, Track Sherpa Y7
    - Iris Plöger, Member of the Executive Board, BDI e.V, B7
    - Angela Bähr, Deputy chair of the Board, VENRO, C7

13.30 – 14.30

parallel sessions

Session 1
Digitalisation for the environment and climate: How can digitalisation contribute to improving energy-efficiency in key sectors and in SMEs in particular?

Moderator: Caroline Paunov, OECD

  • Georg Riegel, CEO deZem GmbH
  • Lubomila Jordanova, Co-Founder and CEO, PlanA.Earth GmbH
  • Luis Neves, CEO, GeSI
  • Nabil Nasr, Associate Provost and Director, Rochester Institute of Technology


Session 3
Data Governance: Learning from good practices and examples in key sectors

Moderator: Urs Gasser

  • Lorrayne Porciuncula, Executive Director, Datasphere Initiative
  • Monica Scannapieco, Head of Division, Italian National Institute of Statistics
  • Stefan Jungcurt, Lead SDG Indicators and Data,
    International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
  • Peter Stokes, Integrated Data Programme Director, Office for National Statistics (UK)
  • Michael Schäfer, CEO, Mobility Data Space
14.30 - 14.45


14.45 – 15.45

parallel sessions

Session 2
Greening the digital transformation: How can we reduce the environmental footprints of the production, use and disposal of digital technologies?

Moderator: Elisabeth Schauermann

  • Christoph Meinel, President and CEO, HPI
  • Tiffany Yong, President, Society of Undergraduate Mathematics Students, McGill University
  • Anne Mollen, Senior Policy and Advocacy Manager, AlgorithmWatch
  • Dave Rejeski, Visiting Scholar, Environmental Law Institute
  • George Kamiya, Digital/Energy Analyst, IEA


Session 4
Data free flow with trust: Status quo and perspectives

Moderator: Rebekka Weiß

  • Victoria Espinel, President and CEO, BSA (The Software Alliance)
  • Andrew Wyckoff, Director, OECD
  • Maximilian Ahrens, Chairman of Board of Directors of Gaia-X
  • Monika Schnitzer, Economist, German Council of Economic Experts
  • Takeshi Kito, Fintech Entrepreneur, Vice-chair, Fintech Association of Japan
15.45 - 16.00


16.00 – 16.30

Closing Session

  • Summary of the results and findings of the breakout sessions by the rapporteurs
  • Presentation of recommendations to G7 digital ministers
  • Closing remarks: State Secretary Stefan Schnorr, Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport


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