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Digital Future Group

Researcher: Neil Brady


Eamon Ryan
Joyce O'Connor


About the Digital Future Group

The Digital Future Group provides a forum for stakeholders in the digital sector to discuss emerging trends. Stakeholders include CEOs, entrepreneurs, educators and regulators. This forum also provides a platform for international digital thought leaders to address the Irish and EMEA digital sector on issues as diverse as net neutrality, spectrum management and regulation, new media, payment systems, and IP rights. Attendees have the opportunity to network with national and international policy makers, key stakeholders from industry, start-ups and representatives from research and financial circles.

To find out about upcoming events and meetings on this topic see the Digital Future page. 


Previous speakers on the Digital Future at the IIEA include:

Viviane Reding, Commissioner for Information & Media Society, European Commission; Tim Wu, Professor at Columbia Law School; Larry Sanger, co-founder of Wikipedia; H.E. Toomas Henrik Ilves, President of Estonia; Fabio Colasanti, Director General, DG Information Society & Media at the European Commission; Professor Jonathan Zittrain, Founding member of the Harvard Law School Berkman Centre for Internet & Society; US Congressman Rick Boucher, founder of the House Internet Caucus; Linnar Viik, Estonian E-guru; Susanne Dirks, Leader of the IBM Institute for Business Value; Triona Campbell, Producer of Sophia’s Diary; Martin Murphy, Managing Director of Hewlett Packard Ireland; and Peter Fleischer, Google’s Global Chief Privacy Counsel; Jon Snow, Channel 4 news anchor.

If you would like to be involved, and if you have any suggestions for topics of focus, contact IIEA Director of Research, Jill Donoghue.

View the Illegal internet content study here


Neil Brady

Neil Brady

Researcher neil.brady@iiea.com
Digital Future Group

Dr Johnny Ryan

Dr Johnny Ryan

Former Senior Researcher. Currently Research Associate
Digital Future Group