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30 May
31 May
1 June

May 30, 2018

16:00 – 18:00

Welcome of participants and handing out of Congress bags at the Palais des Congrès de Liège

19:00

INAUGURATION OF THE CONGRESS & WELCOME COCKTAIL – Palais Provincial de Liège

  • Paul-Émile MOTTARD, President of the Liège Provincial College
  • Leona DETIÈGE, President of CIRIEC-Belgium
  • Albert CORHAY, Rector of the University of Liège
  • Alain ARNAUD, President of CIRIEC

May 31, 2018

08:00 – 9:00

09:00 – 10:45

Welcome coffee

OPENING SESSION

Chair: Alain ARNAUD, President of CIRIEC

  • Willy DEMEYER, Mayor of the city of Liège, President of the Liège Port Authority
  • Kris PEETERS, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Employment, Economy and Consumer Affairs, in charge of Foreign Trade (Belgium)
  • Oliver PAASCH, Minister-President of the German speaking Community of Belgium
  • Jean-Claude MARCOURT, Vice-President and Minister for Higher Education, Research and Media of the French Community,  Federation Wallonia-Brussels (Belgium)
  • Natalino OLDAKOSKI, Under-Secretary for Social Economy of the Brazilian federal government (to be confirmed)
  • Fátima BÁÑEZ, Minister of Employment and Social Security (Spain) (to be confirmed)
  • Message from Elżbieta BIEŃKOWSKA, European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (to be confirmed)

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee-break

11:15 – 12:00

PLENARY SESSION 1

Chair : Jacques FOURNIER, Honorary President of the France’s national rail operator SNCF and Gaz de France (GDF); Honorary President of CIRIEC-France

« The Public Investment, Spearhead of the Digital Development in the Service of the Community »

  • Digitization of Local Public Services in Rural Environments in Japan: Perspectives and Challenges
    Munenori NOMURA, Professor at Kwansei Gakuin University (Japan)
  • Information technology – The Nervous System of the Smart City
    Ulrike HUEMER, Chief Information Officer in charge of the digital, City of Vienna  (Austria)

12:00 – 13:00

PLENARY SESSION 2

Chair : Hilde VERNAILLEN,  President of The International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF);  Chairman of the Management Committee at P&V Group (Belgium)

« Digital Innovation and Enterprise Development »

  • When Cooperatives encounter Digital Revolution in China
    Haibo LI, CEO – Founder of Bihu Mutual Insurance/BIHU ORC (Online Reciprocal Community (China)
  • The Social Impacts of the A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) and Digitalization : towards the creation of OMIA (Quebec International Organization of A.I.)
    Rémi QUIRION, Chief Scientist of Québec (Canada)
  • Development of ‘Apps’ for the optimization of commercial networks between peasants and citizens: the Colombian experience
    Rafael GONZÁLEZ, Director of the Special Administrative Unit of Solidarity Organizations (Colombia) (to be confirmed)

13:00 – 14:30

Lunch

14:30 – 16:00

LIVE WALL

WORKSHOP A:

Collaborative Economy and Cooperative Platforms

Animator: José Luis MONZÓN CAMPOS, Executive Director of CIRIEC-España; President of the Scientific Commission of CIRIEC-España

  • Collaborative economy and cooperative model
    Jacques DEBRY, Managing Director of Febecoop (Belgium)
  • The blockchains: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
    Louis MARTIN, Professor at Université du Québec in Montréal (UQAM) (Canada)
  • Digitalization and collaborative models as an opportunity for the expansion of the social economy
    Victor MESEGUER, Director of Social Economy Europe
  • New technologies and digitalization: opportunities and challenges for the social economy
    Ulla ENGELMANN, Head of Unit “Social Economy”, Clusters, Social Economy and Entrepreneurship; European Commission – Directorate-general for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

WORKSHOP B:

The Development of the Social Economy within the framework of the Digital Revolution

Animator: Dimas ALCIDES GONÇALVES, President of CIRIEC-Brasil

  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and the Social Economy
    Marietta BUCHELI GÓMEZ, Director of the Institute of Rural Studies at the Pontificia Javeriana University of Bogotá (Colombia)
  • Digital development, what are the challenges for the Social and Solidarity Economy?
    José Pablo PUZINO, President of IAIES – CIRIEC-Argentina
  • Using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in the Social Economy: what effects?
    Adoración MOZAS MORAL, Professor at the University of Jaén; President of CIRIEC-España
  • Awareness and Attitudes towards Digital Currencies in Non-Profit Organizations
    Semra BOĞA, Assistant Professor at the Gelişim University of Istanbul (Turkey)

WORKSHOP C:

The Water, Gas and Electricity Sectors in the Digital Revolution

Animator: Heidrun MAIER-DE KRUIJFF, Secretary General of VÖWG – CIRIEC-Austria

  • Digitalization – chances and challenges of interconnecting water technology and administrative systems in water management
    Robert HOLLÄNDER, Professor at the University of Leipzig (Germany)
  • From smart meters to big data – how public water operators’ mission is evolving in light of the digital revolution
    Milo FIASCONARO, Executive Director of Aqua Publica Europea
  • Network services in a Smart City
    Joris LEMMENS, Engineer – Strategic projects and Innovation at Eandis-Infrax (Belgium)

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee-break

16:30 – 17:30

LIVE WALL

WORKSHOP D:

The Health Sector in the Digital Revolution

Animator: Jorge DE SÁ, Vice-President of the Portugese Association of Mutualities (APM-RedeMut); President of CIRIEC-Portugal

  • Home care: digital evolutions and the challenges of reorganizing hospital care
    Pierre GILLET, Medical Director of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire (CHU) of Liège (Belgium)
  • Digital Revolution, Revolution or Evolution for Health Mutual? New roles, new challenges
    Alain COHEUR, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC); Director of European and International Affairs at the National Union of Socialist Mutual Health Funds (UNMS)/Solidaris (Belgium)
  • Digital services for access to care: the original alliance of mutuals and insurers to promote online services in cities and hospitals
    Christophe LAPIERRE, Chief Information Officer in Healthcare at Mutualité Française (France)

WORKSHOP E:

The Digital Revolution and the Transformation of the Social Relations

Animator: Rainer PLAßMANN, Head of personnel and Organisation – Staff Unit: Services of General Interest at Stadtwerke Köln GmbH Holding Company (Germany)

  • Theme to be determined
    N…, Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund or  IG Metall (Germany) (to be confirmed)
  • Digitalisation and its impact on labour relations
    Pavlos KALOSINATOS, Director General of the Cyprus Labor Institute (INEK-PEO) (Cyprus)
  • Does automating favor working life quality?
    Marc CHENAIS, President of Technologia (France)

18:45

19:30

Shuttles’ departure from the hotels

GALA DINNER at the Cristallerie du Val Saint-Lambert and visit of the museum (Seraing)

June 1, 2018

09:30 – 10:45

PLENARY SESSION 3

Chair: Léopold BEAULIEU, President and CEO of FondAction (Development Fund for Cooperation and Employment of the Confederation of National Trade Unions (CNTU); President of CIRIEC-Canada

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: WHICH SOLUTIONS TO OFFER TO PUBLIC AND SOCIAL ECONOMY ORGANIZATIONS

  • Digital initiatives for the citizen
    Pascal LAFFINEUR, CEO of NRB (Belgium)
  • If it’s Digital, it will be Cognitive
    Koen DE LAET, Vice-President of IBM – Global Technology Services – Strategic Sales Europe
  • The Public Sector as Operator of Digital Infrastructure – supporting mobility in Vienna
    Gerald STÖCKL, Head of Business of Upstream, Vienna (Austria)

ISSUES OF THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION. BETWEEN GPDR AND CYBERATTACK: GADGET, THREAT OR OPPORTUNITY? ELEMENTS OF RESPONSE THROUGH THE INSIGHT OF AN INSURER

Patricia CORDONNIER, Solution Sales Cyber Security at Sogeti (Belgium) & Valerie KRIESCHER, Head of Underwriting at Ethias (Belgium)

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee-break

11:15 – 12:30

LIVE WALL

PLENARY SESSION 4

Chair: Koen ALBREGTS, Former Secretary of ACW (Algemeen Christelijk Werknemersverbond)-Limburg (Confederation of Christian Trade Unions) (Belgium)

ROUND TABLE on “THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION IN THE SERVICE OF ECONOMIC DEMOCRACY AND THE CITIZEN”

With:

  • Dorothea GREILING, Professor at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz (Austria)
  • N…, (France)
  • Jane LETHBRIDGE, Professor at the University of Greenwich, (United Kingdom)
  • Naïma HAMMAMI, Deputy Secretary General in charge of the International Relations at the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) (Tunisia) (to be confirmed)

12:30 – 13:00

Intervention of Willy BORSUS, Minister-President of the Walloon Government (Belgium)

13:00 – 13:30

CLOSING SESSION 

Chair: Alain ARNAUD, President of CIRIEC

13:30

Walking Lunch

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