Programme for Focus Session IV

Tuesday, 24 September 2020, 11 am – 12:30 pm

Regulation and Responsibility of Video-Sharing Platforms

A focus session organized by the European Audiovisual Observatory (EAO)
Moderation: Maja Cappello (EAO)

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11:00 am

Opening of the focus session

Opening of the focus session
Welcome by Susanne Nikoltchev, Executive Director, EAO
Opening and moderation by Maja Cappello, Head of Department for legal information, EAO

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11:05 am

Introduction to the topic

The regulatory framework and practices related to video-sharing platforms (VSPs) in Europe:
Keynote by Jean-François Furnémont, CEO and Founder of Wagner-Hatfield

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11:20 am

Panel discussion with interaction from

the audience

Setting the scene by Anna Herold, Head of the Audiovisual and Media Policy Unit, European Commission
Short presentations will be followed by a roundtable discussion with our panelists:
 

  • Luboš Kukliš, Board member of ERGA and Executive Director of the Slovak Council for Broadcasting and Retransmission (CBR)
  • Ania Helseth, Public Policy Manager – EU Affairs, Facebook
  • Marco Pancini, Government Affairs and Public Policy Director for Europe, YouTube
  • Alexandra Evans, Head of Child Safety Public Policy, Europe, Tik Tok
  • Sally Broughton Micova, Lecturer in Communications Policy and Politics, University of East Anglia
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12:20 pm

Closing of the focus session

Wrap-up by Maja Cappello

Closing remarks by Susanne Nikoltchev