Agenda Day 1
Agenda of the first day of Think Week on “The Digital Economy – Pathways for the Global Sustainability Agenda”.
|Tuesday, November 01, 2016|
|EPF Round Table Discussion
Xi’an Room, 2nd Floor, Kempinski Hotel
|09:00 – 09:20||Welcome Remarks
Hailin QIN, Institute of Industrial Economy CCID
Astrid SKALA-KUHMANN, Director, GIZ
|09:20 – 09:30||Introduction to the EPF Think Week – Goals and Objectives
Daniel TARAS, Executive Director, EPF
|10:15 – 12:30||Setting the Scene: Challenges and opportunities of the digital economy for the global sustainability agenda
Synopsis: G20 leaders agreed at the Hangzhou Summit on a number of common principles on jointly promoting the digital economy as a positive force for sustainable development. The digital economy will continue to feature prominently on the G20 agenda during the German Presidency, while the evolving digital economy will directly impact on the achievement of the SDGs. How will digitalisation impact on international trade patterns? Which novel international governance systems are needed, e.g. tax regimes.
Chair: Nina ROTH, EMSD
|13:45 – 15:45||Session 1: More prosperity for everyone? Economic development and the digital economy
Synopsis: How will the digitalisation impact economic development? Are digital infrastructure investments sufficient? Will it increase inequality, nationally and globally? How do production patterns change? Where will production hubs relocate to? What’s the role of the financial industry?
Chair: Arun Mohan Sukumar, ORF
Kick-off presentations (8-10min):
Regional perspectives (5min):
Corporate perspective (5min):
Break-out sessions (with knowledge partners):
|16:00 – 16:45||Presentations of results from breakout sessions of “Session 1: More prosperity for everyone? Economic development and the digital economy”|
|16:45 – 17:00||Wrap-up and Conclusion|