HE Péter Szijjártó
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary
Commissioner, Vice President for Values and Transparency
HE Judit Varga
Minister of Justice of Hungary
Slovak National Coalition for Digital Skills and Jobs
Alternative High School of Economics, Budapest
Head of National Competence Center eEducation Austria
Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research
educator and blogger (Tanarblog.hu)
Among the many aspects of life where change is being driven by the COVID-19 pandemic is education. School systems all over the world were caught unprepared for the transition to large-scale digital classes, and the situation inspired -- and forced -- all involved parties to consider changes that would remain in place in a post-COVID world. The panel takes a look at some of these proposals as it considers what the various levels of education might look like in the future.
European Data Protection Supervisor
Data Protection and IT Security Compliance Advisor, Czech Republic
Dr Attila Péterfalvi
Hungarian National Authority for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Chief Executive Officer
Black Cell Ltd.
With the COVID-19 pandemic raging globally, governments are rushing for innovative solutions to contain the virus. Newly developed contract tracing apps have emerged in several countries, and it begs the question: are these safe? Should they be voluntary? When should those be dismantled? The lines are blurred – and with international experts on board, the panel will discuss all the ambiguities regarding data protection today and in the future.
Dr István Csatári
Head of Hub
Hello Tomorrow Hungary
President & CEO
HE Ronan Gargan
Ambassador of Ireland to Hungary
In keeping with the theme of Minister Varga's talk (Like or Dislike – Tech Giants and Their Regulation Possibilities), the panel will focus on the debate that has arisen around the contemporary social, political, and economic role played by corporations at the forefront of innovation, commonly referred to as "big tech".
The speakers, representing a wide variety of stakeholders, will introduce and contrast the most relevant factors involved in the public discourse around the issue, including free markets and free speech, corporate and personal accountability, as well as the necessity and feasibility of regulation.
Director of Public Affairs and Communication
Huawei Technologies Hungary
Károly Balázs Solymár
Deputy State Secretary
Ministry of Innovation and Technology
CYBERSEC Programme Director, Chief Editor of the European Cybersecurity Journal
The fifth generation wireless network technology, or 5G, has the potential to transform not only mobile internet connectivity, but also many sectors and applications, ranging from the Internet of Things to smart city infrastructure and autonomous driving. But what exactly 5G means for our future? Experts and industry leaders will discuss the different uses, benefits, and drawbacks of 5G technology, the nature of the evolving network, as well as the driving forces behind it.