Bringing Europe’s decision-makers together to make the most of 21st century policymaking.
Digital technology is completely changing the way we live and work and the pace of technological change shows no signs of slowing. What can governments do to create a strong digital economy and ensure Europe is ‘future-proof’?
To answer this, on 11 October, we brought together for the first time over 100 ministers, state secretaries, policy units and elected representatives from 23 countries who are shaping digitalisation strategies across Europe. We held this year’s summit in Berlin, in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.
Why this summit?
Amid the buzzwords and hype we do not discuss enough the existing policies that harness what digital technology can do for Europe. Which digital policies benefit entrepreneurs, business and society? How might we design better ones? The Readie Policy Summit provided a unique forum for key decision makers from many countries to come together and address these questions by sharing their experiences, strategies and new approaches.
At Readie, we believe that there are three ways in which digital policies can be done better:
To catch up on the summit highlights and debates, watch our video:
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Governments and senior policy experts from 23 countries were represented at the Readie Policy Summit. Speakers also included:
Photos from the day
You can also enjoy photos from the day via this link here.
In the coming months, Readie will be publishing more insights and briefings about 21st century policymaking, visiting governments around Europe and launching new research about public attitudes towards the internet. To get in touch about working together, email [email protected]. In the meantime, you can follow our latest news and updates here: www.readie.eu and on Twitter @ReadieEU.