Digital Single Market key challenges and opportunities after the 2019 European Elections

Start: Sunday 24 February 2019 15:30

End: Sunday 24 February 2019 18:00

Venue: Hotel Barcelona Center

Location: Carrer de Balmes, 103, 08008 Barcelona, Spain

For the 6th year in a row the GSMA and the European Internet Forum (EIF) will host a high-level roundtable debate on the eve of the MWC19 Barcelona.
This year legislators, regulators, and both supply and demand side market participants will meet to discuss ‘Digital Single Market key challenges and opportunities after the 2019 European Elections’.


Introductory remarks by 
Afke Schaart, VP and Head of Europe, Russia and CIS, GSMA
Pilar del Castillo MEP, EIF Chair, Head of the European Parliament Delegation to MWC

Roberto Viola, Director General of DG CONNECT, European Commission
Jeremy Godfrey, Commissioner of ComReg (Ireland), BEREC Chair 2019

Presentation of a preview of EIF’s work on ‘Top 10 Digital Future Trends’
Peter Linton, Senior Advisor, EIF

This event is strictly by invitation only. For more information please contact:

Maria Sendin Valle

Antitrust Counsel, GSMA

Maria Sendin Valle

As Antitrust Counsel Maria provides advice and counsel to GSMA departments on all aspects of antitrust law and policy. Additionally, Maria follows antitrust policy and enforcement developments in the world with a particular focus in Europe and the European Union Institutions.

Before joining the GSMA in 2017, Maria worked for a Public Affairs consultancy in Brussels, where she developed and implemented public affairs, communications and public relations campaigns for clients in the technology, competition and social affairs sectors. Maria moved to Brussels in 2012 to work for the European Commission Competition department and prior to that worked as a competition and EU lawyer for an international law firm in Madrid (Spain).

Maria has a Bachelor degree in Law, a Bachelor degree in Economics and a Masters Degree in EU and Competition law by Carlos III University of Madrid. She is a native Spanish speaker, fluent in English and Italian and has good knowledge of German and French.