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Summit 2023 Agenda

Please take into account that the Summit 2023 Agenda will be updated regularly. Stay tuned for the latest updates!

Follow each icon to discover how we tangibly embody the objectives throughout our Summit programme.

  • 🔄 Demonstrate Market Adoption
  • ✅ Build Transparency & Trust with the GXDCH (Gaia-X Digital Clearing House)
  • 📢 Showcase Political Commitment from Europe & EU

Day 1 – 9 November

08:30 – 09:00

Registration & Coffee 

Welcome & Future Strategy

Morning sessions from 09:00 – 10:30

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome

  • Nadia Calviño Santamaría, First Deputy Prime Minister of Spain and Minister for Economy and Digitalization
  • Representative, City of Alicante
  • Daniel Sáez Domingo, President, Gaia-X Hub Spain

09:30 – 09:45

Keynote: How can digital technologies impact the economy in the decades to come?

  • Carlo Ratti, Professor, MIT Senseable City Lab

09:45 – 10:00

The Gaia-X Journey & Strategy 2025 🔄

  • Catherine Jestin, Gaia-X BoD Chairwoman; Executive Vice President Digital and Information Management, Airbus

10:00 – 10:30

Institutional Welcome

10:30 – 11:30

Networking Coffee & Expo Area

  • Guided Tours to the Expo Area

Creating value through GXDCH (Gaia-X Digital Clearing House)

Morning sessions from 11:30 – 13:00

11:30 – 12:00

Gaia-X Framework Enabling your Data Driven Value Chain through Trust & Interoperability

12:00 – 12:30

GXDCH in Execution. Ready to Onboard your Projects

12:30 – 13:00

Gaia-X Catalogues Up & Running – from PaaS to Data Space as a Service

13:00 – 14:30

Networking Lunch & Expo Area

  • Guided Tours to the Expo Area

Engage with the Projects 🔄

Afternoon sessions from 14:30 – 17:30

Tech Theatre

14:30 – 15:30

Manufacturing-X & Industry Specific Initiative

Afternoon sessions from 14:30 – 16:00

15:30- 16:30

Gaia-X Lighthouses talk about their Go Live plans

Technical Deep Dive on GXDCH

Afternoon Sessions from 16:00 – 17:30

16:30- 17:30

Your Opportunity. Gaia-X Global Strategy

17:30

Networking Reception

You’re invited to our Networking Reception, co-hosted by the Gaia-X Spanish Hub, where you’ll have the opportunity to experience authentic Spanish food, sample the flavours of various wines, and enjoy great music. A big pot of Paella will be cooked right in front of you!

Whether you’re looking to expand your professional network or unwind after a long day, this event is the perfect opportunity to do so. Come and join us for an evening of good food, great wine, and good company.

We can’t wait to see you there!

Expo Area

  • The Expo Area is open during all Networking Breaks & the Networking Reception.
  • Join one of the organised Guided Tours to Gaia-X Booth, GXDCH & Communities.
  • Registration will be available on-site at the reception area.

Day 2 – 10 November

08:30 – 09:00

Registration & Coffee

Engaging Europe: Press & Public Dialogue 📢

Morning sessions from 09:00 – 10:00

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome Day 2

  • Moderator, Summit 2023

09:15 – 09:45

Press & Audience Q&A

  • Gaia-X Management Team & BoD Representatives

Commitment in Europe 📢

Morning sessions from 10:00 – 11:30

Tech Theatre

10:00 – 10:30

EU Leading the way on Trustworthy AI – Unleashing Gaia-X’s Potential

Release: from Tagus to Loire

Morning sessions from 10:00 – 11:30

10:30 – 11:00

Member State’s Priorities: from RRF, to DGA and DA implementation, in view of the AI Act – will the EU lead the Data Economy in the end?

11:00 – 11:30

The Gaia-X Institute on EU Regulations – support our members on their Europe´s digital journey

  • Hubert Tardieu, Gaia-X, Independent Board Member
  • Bert Verdonck, CEO, Luxembourg National Data Service (LNDS)
  • Martine Gouriet, Director of Digital Uses, EDF Group
  • Jakob Rehof, Chair, Software Engineering, Technical University Dortmund, Faculty of Computer Science

11:30 – 12:00

Networking Coffee & Expo Area

Voice of the Market & Interoperability 🔄

Afternoon sessions from 12:00 – 13:45

12:00 – 12:15

Voice of the Market: Perspectives & Expectations on Gaia-X – Europe’s way to Digital Sovereignty

12:15 – 13:00

Business Opportunities for Providers & Users – A possible Business Model

  • International Panel for global Data Exchange Initiatives (IMX)

13:00 – 13:15

DSBA, DSSC & Gaia-X Inform on Interoperability & Connectors

13:15 – 13:30

Accelerate Market Adoption – Learn how your Projects can Benefit in 2024

  • Lighthouses, Hubs, Ecosystems

13:30 – 13:45

Conclusions & Closing Remarks 

  • Carme Artigas, Secretary of State for Digitization and Artificial Intelligence, Government of Spain

13:45 – 15:00

Networking Lunch & Expo Area

Expo Area

  • The Expo Area is open during all Networking Breaks.
  • No Guided Tours are provided on Day 2. Enjoy Networking!