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28 - 29 September

NGI Policy Summit 2020

This year the NGI Policy Summitwill be held online on 28 and 29 September and cater to a diverse audience of policymakers and influencers from across Europe, as well as civil society organisations, researchers and innovators. Bringing together a coalition of internet changemakers, the Summit will lay out an ambitious European vision for the future internet and explore the policy interventions and technical solutions that can help get us there.

The NGI Policy Summit is organised by Nesta and the City of Amsterdam, in collaboration with the European Commission. It forms part of the Next Generation Internet (NGI) programme, the Commission's flagship initiative to build a more democratic inclusive and resilient future internet.

The Summit is aimed at local, national and international policymakers but researchers, innovators and civil society organisations who can share practical ideas for a more human-centric internet are also welcome. will join the Policy Summit with a Workshop on "Privacy and trust: trends in experiments in EU-US research and innovation". 

During the workshop, will provide the 6 EU-US projects with the unique opportunity to pitch their experiments, present their initial results and promote the access to the Twinning Lab, an online space for researchers, innovators and start-ups to establish complementary partnerships with transatlantic actors to address NGI challenges. The workshop will provide policymakers an overview of the main EU-US trends and trajectories for collaboration where to focus policies within the NGI context leveraging AI, blockchain, 5G, Big Data and IoT Technologies. 

To know more about the programme, the speakers and the ways to get involved access the event page

The 30-months project will push the Next Generation Internet a step further by providing cascade funding to EU-based researchers and innovators in carrying out Next Generation Internet related experiments in collaboration with US research teams.

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