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Priorities of the Estonian Presidency in the Digital Single Market with Luukas Kristjan Ilves, Head of Telecommunications Section, Counsellor for Digital Affairs

Beginning: Monday, 19 June 2017 12:30
End: Monday, 19 June 2017 14:00
Location: Rue Montoyer 47, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
Event fees: British Chamber members: €0.00 (incl. VAT)
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Event description:

Luukas Kristjan Ilves, Counsellor for Digital Affairs, Head of Telecommunications Section, will discuss the Priorities of the Estonian Presidency, next in the European Council policy cycle, in the Digital Single Market.

Speaker:

Luukas Kristjan Ilves | Head of Telecommunications Section, Counsellor for Digital Affairs | Permanent Representation of Estonia to the EU

Luukas is Counsellor for Digital Affairs at Estonia’s Permanent Representation to the EU, where he leads the ICT policy team and is coordinating Estonia’s digital agenda for its EU Presidency in the second half of 2017. Luukas has previously served as Head of International relations for RIA (Estonia’s agency for e-government and cybersecurity), where he lead Estonia’s push to integrate its e-government systems with neighbouring countries and the EU. He has also worked as a policy planner in the Estonian Ministry of Defence, and as a national expert at the European Commission (in the Cabinet of VP Neelie Kroes). Luukas is a graduate of Stanford University and a reserve officer in the Estonian Defence Forces.

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