European Liberal Forum and Institute for Politics and Society cordially invite you to a debate on the topic of Cyber Security and Building 5G Networks in Europe.

In the current world filled with technologies, cyber security presents one of the primary topics of international importance. The European Union has been dealing with cyber security for twenty years while its current agenda is focused on the implementation of a 5G networks. This is the next generation of mobile networks developed to increase data transfer speed up to ten times, thus enabling the most advanced communication technologies to operate efficiently. However, as digitalization is increasing, the threat of cyber attacks is becoming more common and is expected that their intensity will continually rise in the future.

What will the installation of the 5G network allow the European states to do? What security risks will the installation of the 5G network entail? What security measures should the European union take to secure its cyberspace?

Confirmed speakers:

Chris Boyer, Assistant Vice President, Strategic Research and Communications, AT&T,

Zdeněk Bumbálek, Head of Acces Strategy, T-Mobile Czech Republic,

Filip Plevač, Expert in Robotization, Digitization and Industry 4.0,

Alžběta Krausová, Researcher at the Institute for State and Law, Czech Academy of Sciences.

The moderator of the debate will be Ondřej Malý, Former Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade for the Internetisation of the Czech Republic, Ministry of Industry and Trade.

The working language of the debate is English without translation services.

The debate will take place on September 18th 2019, at 5 PM in Hotel Grandior, Na Poříčí 42, Prague 1. 

An event organised by the European Liberal Forum (ELF). Supported by Institute for Politics and Society and partners. Co-funded by the European Parliament. Neither the European Parliament nor the European Liberal Forum are responsible for the content of the programme, or for any use that may be made of it. The views expressed herein are those of the speaker(s) alone. These views do not necessarily reflect those of the European Parliament and/or the European Liberal Forum asbl.