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Program
Online event
“How can we better protect democracy in social media?
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Is the Digital Services Act (DSA) good enough?”
15
th
April 2021, 6.00 p.m.
6.00 p.m.
Welcome and Keynote
Katja Meier
State Minister of Justice and for Democracy, Europe and Equality of the
Free State of Saxony
6.10 p.m.
Introduction
Anna Cavazzini, MEP
Chair of the for the DSA anticipated responsible Committee on Internal
Market and Consumer Protection in the European Parliament (Germany,
Group of the Greens/EFA)
6.15 p.m.
Panel Discussion with
Werner Stengg
Coordinator for digital policy in the cabinet of the Executive Vice-
President and Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society
Margrethe Vestager
Karen Kornbluh
Ambassador and Director of the Digital Innovation and Democracy
Initiative of the German Marshall Fund (USA)
Tiemo Wölken, MEP
Rapporteur for the legislative initiative report of the DSA in the
Committee on Legal Affairs of the European Parliament (Germany,
Group of the S&D)
Alexandra Geese, MEP
Shadow rapporteur for the DSA in the Committee on Internal Market
and Consumer Protection in the European Parliament (Germany,
Group of the Greens/EFA)
Moderation:
Hendrik Kafsack
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
6.55 p. m.
Questions and Answers
7.15 p.m.
Closing remarks
Katja Meier
State Minister of Justice and for Democracy, Europe and Equality of the
Free State of Saxony