Event Overview

Against the backdrop of the European elections and the incoming Commission, and weeks before COP29, this year’s conference will focus on the future of the green and digital transition and its role in bolstering European competitiveness.

From discussions on the future of the twin transition to the role of AI, mobile connectivity, and space-based technologies, as well as innovative circularity initiatives, the event will delve into the intersection of technology, economics, and sustainability. The conference will provide a platform for networking and collaboration among stakeholders, fostering partnerships to drive meaningful change for all. Participants will have the opportunity to engage with start-ups showcasing cutting-edge innovations and established companies leading the charge in sustainability.

 By harnessing the collective expertise of its participants, the conference aims to pave the way for a sustainable and prosperous future for all Europeans and position Europe as a leader on the global stage.

Key Themes

The Future of the Green and Digital Transition

AI & Sustainability

Mobile Connectivity & Space-based technologies

Circularity initiatives

Early Speaker Confirmations

Kurt Vandenberghe
Kurt Vandenberghe

Director-General, DG CLIMA

European Commission
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Paloma Aba Garrote

Director, CINEA

European Commission
Dušan Chrenek
Dušan Chrenek

Principal Adviser – Digital for the Green Transition, DG CLIMA

European Commission
Pearse O'Donohue

Director - Future Networks, DG CONNECT

European Commission
Karin Ekdahl Wästberg Stockholm
Karin Ekdahl Wästberg

Director of Innovation

City of Stockholm
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Daniel Schmid

Chief Sustainability Officer

Carolynn Bernier

CIRPASS-2 Project Coordinator

Ilias Iakovidis

Adviser, Digital Aspects of Green Transition, DG CONNECT

European Commission
Ines Holzegger


European Liberal Youth
Jakob Werksman
Jacob Werksman

Principal Adviser - International Aspects of EU Climate Policy, DG CLIMA

European Commission
Christoph Kautz
Christoph Kautz

Director - Satellite Navigation and Earth Observation, DG DEFIS

European Commission
Pierre Hausemer_EY
Pierre Hausemer

Partner for the EU institutions, digital and sustainability policy



To discuss speaking opportunities at the event, please contact:

Tom Chinnock at tom.chinnock@techforclimateaction.com / +44 (0) 7785 795 015.

Event Partners

Event Partners


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If you are interested in becoming an event partner, please contact:

Simon Hayman | simon.hayman@techforclimateaction.com | +44 (0) 7949 349 328.



Applies to: Corporate, Trade Association, Law / Public Affairs Firm



Applies to: NGO/Not-for-Profit



Academic / Student

Applies to: Academic / Student



Applies to: European Commission / Parliament / Council, EU Permanent Representatives, National Government / Regulator & Diplomatic Mission to the EU, Local Government / City Officials, Press



*Please note that fees do not include Belgian VAT @ 21%, and this amount will be added to the total price when you are invoiced.

Participation costs

Please kindly note that this is a fully in-person event, there will be no virtual element to this event, so please only register if you are able to physically participate in Brussels. 

This is a paid event, please see registration fees for each organisation type in the table below.

***Early Bird prices will apply until midnight on 6 September, 2024***


* Please note that fees do not include Belgian VAT @ 21%, and this amount will be added to the total price when you are invoiced.

Event Venue

Event venue will be confirmed shortly


For more information on any aspect of this event, please contact Simon Hayman at:


This conference supports the Sustainable Development Goals

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