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Tuesday, June 8, 2021

EuroDIG News

In 3 weeks, EuroDIG2021 will already be in full swing and we are already setting up the venue – virtually, of course.
We have introduced some changes to make the second virtual EuroDIG more interactive, easier to navigate and even more community-focused.

Just like last year, the program will take place in different studios across Europe. You will be able to go from Bruges to Belgrade to Trieste with a simple click. The studio teams will host the sessions and make it possible for us to bring to you a diverse programme with three parallel tracks. To make networking easier, our virtual venue will be built in a Participants can walk around and start conversations, visit sessions and booths.

At the end of Day 1 (June 29), we also have a magical surprise for you on the agenda. Curious? In order to participate at EuroDIG, all you have to do is register: Registration is free (a donation is appreciated) and open to everyone!

Meet the Focal Point

This week, we want to introduce you to Kristin Little, who is the Focal Point of WS3: Data Sovereignty and Trusted Online Identity – COVID-19 Vaccination Data, coordinating the Org Team on this important topic. The session takes place on June 29, 2021, 12:15-13:15 CEST.

Kristin Little is a Senior Manager of Public Affairs at IEEE where she helps to facilitate mutual understanding between technologists and policymakers and build global communities that advance technology to benefit humanity.

Kristin has 15 years experience with the World Bank, designing, conducting, and contributing to field-based, mixed-methods evaluations of over $200B of investments. This work helped to help shape new policies and improve resource allocation in areas such as adoption of new technologies, infrastructure, disasters, water, cultural heritage, and social development.

In 2020 Kristin was appointed Digital Cooperation and Diplomacy Fellow by The People-Centered Internet – a not-for-profit organization founded by Vint Cerf and Mei Lin Fung working to ensure the Internet is a positive force for good.

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