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Forthcoming Autumn Events to be published Soon - EKTG 2021 WEBINAR SEASON

EKTG are continuing to work with a range of people to develop knowledge and

understanding about Digital Skills and everyday services. 


Date: Wednesday 8th September 2021,


Topic: Legal and Ethical Aspects of Technology

Time: 13.20-14.30 BST 14.20-15.30 CET 

Panel to follow

 Register here: westsqas@mac.com


Previous Webinars in 2021 series

Date: Wednesday 23rd June 2021,  


Topic: Moving the Cyber and Sovereignty Debate Further

 Speakers this time will be:

  • Paul Lukowicz, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, and University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, 

  • Michael Short, Chief Scientific Advisor Department of International Trade, UK Government, 

  • Peter Wintlev-Jensen, former EU Programme Manager, Industry and International Policy. now Independent Consultant,

       Denmark and Aalborg University.

Date: Wednesday 9th June 2021 


Topic: Social Policy and Technology     


Our important International Government Speakers included:

The speakers will include:

  • Lord Best, Chairman Housing APPG, UK Parliament

  • Lisa Cameron, Member of Parliament, UK Parliament

  • Rait Kuuse, Social Policy Ministry, Estonia 



Date: Wednesday May 26th,


Topic: Highlights of some EKTG Webinars: Technology in Difficult Times

A Review by Richard Foggie, KTN, and Maggie Ellis, EKTG

including​ mention of: 

  • Ai-Lian Lim, International Ambassador, USA

  • Sarah Boland, St John of God Community Services, Ireland

  • Owen Farag, Technology Engagement Officer, ALONE, Ireland.

  • Ernie Graham, Graham Care, UK


Good technology in Care Homes

Tuesday 11th May 2021 

The Webinar Team includes :
•    Margaret Dangoor, Research Involvement Manager (DETERMIND), LSE, UK
•    Ann Williams, Commissioner and Contact Manager, Liverpool City Council, UK 
•    Xandra van Megen, Researcher, Vilans, the Netherlands
•    Chairperson: Antony Ward, EKTG Board

Speaking Technology so others can find

Date: Wednesday, 14th April  2021

The Webinar Team includes :​


·        Michael Mainelli, Z/Yen London, UK

·        John Mcgrory, EKTG International Ambassador, Ireland

·        Liz Mesthenaos, International Ambassador, Greece

·        Chairman: Colin Ettinger, EKTG Board


Better Technology Training for my colleagues and ME!

Date: Wednesday, 17th March 2021 

The Webinar Team includes :​

  • Antony Ward – EKTG Chaired by

  • Brigitte Buhrlen, International Ambassador, Germany

  • Owen Farag, Technology Engagement Officer, ALONE, Ireland.

  • Jože Gričar, International Ambassador, Slovenia.  Professor Emeritus, University of Maribor, Slovenia

Technology and Climate Change

Date: Wednesday, 3rd March 2021 

The Webinar Team includes :

  • Craig White – EKTG Chaired by

  • Michael Mainelli, Senior Sheriff, City of London, UK

  • Katharina Rogenhofer, Austrian climate activist, co-founder of the Austrian branch of Fridays for Future. Vienna

  • Steve Martineau, COP26 High Level Climate Action Champions Lead - Mobile & ICT, UK

  • Shreyas Vangala, West Monroe, New York, USA

We will debate these issues and opportunities with you.

Any particular questions you would like our panel of experts to address send them to Maggie Ellis westsqas@mac.com and we will try and get through them during the discussion.

Topic Technology and Students in Training.

Date: Wednesday, 17th February 2021

The Webinar Team includes :

  • Maggie Ellis - Chaired by

  • John Mcgrory,  EKTG Int Ambassador, Ireland,

  • Claudia Fernandez, PHd Student Ireland

  •  Adhikar Naidu, earlier  LSE MSc Student and now back from India and running a Company doing innovation.

When Sovereignty Leads Digital Policy Follows

Date: Wednesday, 3rd February 2021

The Webinar Team includes:

  • Paul Timmers, is a Senior Advisor at the European Policy Centre, Brussels and an investor in digital innovation,

  • Paul Lukowicz, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, and University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, and a UK Speaker,  

  • Henk-Herman Napp. Chaired by EKTG International Ambassador, The Netherlands.

  • Mike Short, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for International Trade, Westminster, UK




Develop Collaboration in ICT for Elderly and Technology:

Challenge, Risk, Barriers and Opportunities.  

Date: Wednesday, 20th January 2021

The Webinar Team includes several EKTG International Ambassadors:

  • Colin Ettinger - EKTG Chairman

  • Liz Mestheneos, International Ambassador, Greece

  • Rafael des Andres Medina, Management Board, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain 

  • Monique Epstein of Association e-Seniors, Paris