Renew Europe: Social media & Mindless scrolling

June 27, 2023 | 10:00AM-12:00PM
European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium


10H00: Introduction by MEP Dragos Tudorache

10H05: Keynote intervention by Vera Jourova, Vice-President for Values and Transparency, European Commission

10H20: Panel 1: roundtable discussion. Addictions to social media: How to combat them? Introduced and moderated by MEP Dragos Tudorache

  • Carlos Torrecilla Salinas, Head of Unit, JRC.T1 Digital Economy, European Centre on the Transparency of Algorithms
  • Liesbeth Allein, specialist in social media processing, natural language processing and fake news detection, KU Leuven
  • Oriol Esculíes, Representative from the association Proyecto Hombre, expert on technologies and addictions

Q&A session

11H00: Panel 2: roundtable discussion. The role of online platforms in tackling addictions. Introduced and moderated by MEP Susana Solís

  • Dr Nikki Soo, Harmful Content Subject Matter Expert, EU Public Policy, Tiktok
  • Nicole Lopez, Safety Policy Director, Youth, Meta
  • Reprensentative from Youtube (name TBC)

Q&A session

11H50: Concluding remarks by MEP Maite Pagazaurtundúa


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