EGDC Conference Session at MWC Barcelona 2023

28 February 2023 | 09:15-10:45 CET

The EGDC hosted a conference session at MWC Barcelona 2023, on Tuesday 28 February.

This high-level session recognised several digital carbon reduction solutions from the EGDC network for their net positive carbon impact and explored how to estimate the net environmental impact of real-life digital solutions across sectors. 

The shortlisted green digital solutions were showcased with short videos outlining how the solution help reduce carbon emissions.

The session convened senior dignitaries, policymakers, ICT leaders and EGDC members.

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09:15  09:20

Opening video: EGDC introduction

09:20 09:25

Welcome Remarks

    John Giusti, Chief Regulatory Officer, GSMA

09:25  09.30

Highlevel keynote address

    Pearse O’Donohue, Director of Future Networks, DG Connect 

09:30  09:35

Video: shortlisted green digital solution

09.35  09.50 

Panel Discussion: How the deployment of green digital solutions can be accelerated across Europe 

    Katie Collins, Senior European Correspondent, CNET    

    Erik Ekudden, SVP Group CTO, Ericsson 

    Alison Kirkby, CEO, Telia Company  

09.50  09.55

Video: shortlisted green digital solution

09.55  10.10

Panel Discussion: The progress of the EGDC project, and how members and partners are collaborating to take the project forward

    Ilias Iakovidis, Advisor, DG Connect, European Commission

    Luis Neves, CEO, GeSI

    Veronika Thieme, Head of Delivery – Europe, Carbon Trust

10.10 10.15

Video: shortlisted green digital solution

10.15 10.30

Fireside chat: Deep dive into the energy system and the role of connected technology in addressing the trilemma of ensuring security of supply, managing costs and transitioning to renewables

    Katie Collins, Senior European Correspondent, CNET

    Ana Paula Assis, Chair and GM EMEA, IBM

10.30 10.45

Photo session with the EGDC network