Public Lecture series in cooperation with Riga Graduate School of Law | Season I
We are pleased to announce the second public lecture in the lecture series made in cooperation with Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) on December 18 at 16:00 at the RGSL on Strēlnieku 4k-2.
During the 2018/2019 academic year, RGSL will host 4 events where distinguished academics and industry experts will present topics of importance to our society and industry. These events will present a unique opportunity to engage with key influencers, experts and officials on today`s critical issues that not only have a direct impact on day to day lives but also globally.
The lecture will be presented by Pēteris Zilgalvis, J.D., Head of Unit, Digital Innovation and Blockchain, Digital Single Market Directorate, DG CONNECT and Co-Chair, FinTech Task Force, European Commission and titled “The Digital Single Market: the challenges and opportunities of decentralized technologies for EU law”.
“We are in the process of moving from digitalization dominated by platforms and concentrated silos of data to a digitalization based on decentralized technologies (Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things), which hold great promise for the European economy and society. This is both a challenge and opportunity for policymakers and the development of legal frameworks at the national, EU and international levels,” says Dr.Zilgalvis.
The lecture will be held in English. Places are limited. Please register here.