Beginning Tuesday, 25 September 2018 12:30
End Tuesday, 25 September 2018 14:00
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MEP | European parliament

Tiemo Wölken is a young politician from northern Germany. Aged only 32, he is the youngest MEP from the German Social Democratic Party. He has been active in local politics since 2003 in his home region and holds a LL.M. in International Law from the University of Hull, England. Since 2016, he is a lawyer in addition to being a Member of the European Parliament. Tiemo’s areas of expertise are environmental issues, healthcare, the budget of the European Union, and all things digital - from eHealth to tackling geoblocking. In addition, he is the spokesperson of the German Social Democrats in the European Parliament on all health related issues.

Programme Officer - EU policies | European Commission

Horst Krämer is Programme Officer - EU Policies at the European Commission's Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT). His portfolio includes innovation in health and care in the Digital Single Market, the Silver Economy, Age-Friendly Smart Living Environments, eHealth and mHealth as well as research and innovation projects and topic coordination in the Horizon 2020 framework programme. He is the Commission's correspondent for the Joint Programming Initiative "More Years, Better Lives" and for Action Group on Age-friendly Buildings, Cities and Environments in the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing. Before joining the Commission, Mr Krämer worked as an editor, project manager and account manager in the field of public affairs, digital communication and e-Government. He holds Masters Degrees from the Universities of Bath (Contemporary European Studies) and the University of Frankfurt (Cultural Anthropology, Business and Linguistics).

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