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Eline Chivot

Eline

Senior Policy Analyst

Center for Data Innovation

Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @ElineCMC

Eline Chivot was a senior policy analyst at ITIF's Center for Data Innovation. Based in Brussels, Eline focuses on European technology policy issues and on how policymakers can promote digital innovation in the EU. Prior to joining the Center for Data Innovation, Eline Chivot worked for several years in the Netherlands as policy analyst in a leading think tank, where her work included research projects on defense, security and economic policy issues. More recently, Eline worked at one of Brussels’ largest trade associations and managed its relations with representatives of the digital tech industry in Europe and beyond. Eline received Masters degrees including from Sciences Po in France, in political science, economics, strategic management, and business administration.

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Recent Publications

September 14, 2020

Not Granting GDPR Adequacy to the UK Would Be a Mistake

Threatening to make it harder for the U.K. to engage in digital trade with the EU is a misguided move that will cause the EU to only fall further behind in the digital economy. To stay competitive post-Brexit and in the digital economy, the EU should ensure its data protection framework facilitates rather than obstructs data transfers with the U.K. and allow easier international transfers with more countries.

September 11, 2020

Airbnb Rentals Survived COVID, But Are Still Plagued by Bad Local Policies

By disincentivizing the use of short-term rental platforms, European policymakers are hurting the competitiveness of the overall European economy, negatively impacting the goals of the economic recovery, consumer choice, and welfare.

September 10, 2020

The EU’s Approach to 5G and the Reshaping of Transatlantic Relations

Lagging in the global technological race and caught between a U.S.-China rivalry, the European Union has been working to develop its own capacities in a number of key emerging technologies such as cybersecurity, AI, quantum computing, and, not least of all, 5G. This next-generation wireless standard will be one of the pillars of the future digital economy, but it faces fraught geopolitical challenges that deserve a broadly coordinated policy.

September 10, 2020

Response to the European Commission’s Roadmap on Requirements for Artificial Intelligence

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation submitted feedback to the European Commission’s roadmap titled “Inception Impact Assessment: Proposal for a legal act of the European Parliament and the Council laying down requirements for Artificial Intelligence.”

August 30, 2020

Response to the European Commission’s Roadmap on European Digital Identity

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation submitted feedback to the European Commission’s roadmap titled “Inception Impact Assessment for Revision of the eIDAS Regulation – European Digital Identity (EUid).”

August 28, 2020

Keeping Up With the Gig Economy Requires Moving Beyond the Old Employer-Employee Dichotomy

Uber and Lyft had suggested they would be forced to shut down their activities in California, leaving many workers with less work and consumers with fewer options. But the outcome of the case remains uncertain, and while a referendum this fall could eventually repeal the law, their business model remains under attack.

July 31, 2020

Response to the European Commission’s Inception Impact Assessment “Legislative Framework for the Governance of Common European Data Spaces”

The Center for Data Innovation submitted feedback to the European Commission’s roadmap titled “Legislative framework for the governance of common European data spaces.”

June 30, 2020

Response to the European Commission’s “Inception Impact Assessment for Clarifying Responsibilities for Digital Services”

The Center for Data Innovation submitted feedback to the European Commission’s roadmap titled “Digital Services Act package: Deepening the internal market and clarifying responsibilities for digital services.”

June 15, 2020

France’s Airbnb Is Poised To Be Its Next Big Fail

A “French Airbnb” is a bad idea. It is based on politically biased motives and a misguided application of industrial policy, seeks to dominate a market that is longer up for grabs, will fail for lack of credibility and, even if it were to succeed, it will not add value for consumers.

June 14, 2020

Response to the European Commission’s Consultation on the White Paper on Artificial Intelligence

The Center for Data Innovation submitted a response to the public consultation of the European Commission on the White Paper on Artificial Intelligence—A European Approach.

May 31, 2020

Response to the European Commission’s Consultation on the European Strategy for Data

The Center for Data Innovation submitted a response to the public consultation of the European Commission on the European Strategy for Data, which aims to build a single market for data so it can be more competitive in the global data economy.

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Recent Events and Presentations

December 9, 2020

How the Digital Markets Act Could Reshape the EU’s Digital Economy

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a discussion on how the DSA and DMA can promote and protect competition and innovation in digital markets while preserving consumer choice.

October 14, 2020

How Will Quantum Computing Shape the Future of AI?

ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation hosted a discussion about the impact quantum computing will have on AI, the current state of the field and near-term challenges, and the role that policy can play in accelerating this paradigm shift in computing and AI.

September 23, 2020

How AI Can Help People Back to Work

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a discussion about the opportunities to use AI in recruiting and hiring, the ways in which companies are addressing concerns about discrimination and bias, and policies that could support effective use of this technology.

July 22, 2020

Will the EU Data Strategy Prepare Europe to Lead in the Data Economy?

Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation to discuss how various stakeholders view these proposals, and to assess the extent to which the EU’s data strategy is on track to strengthen EU competitiveness and innovation.

July 15, 2020

Is the EU’s AI Policy Headed in the Right Direction?

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a discussion to take stock of the perspectives of policymakers, experts, and industry representatives, and to assess the extent to which the EU AI white paper includes the right tools to strengthen EU competitiveness and innovation in the algorithmic economy.

April 22, 2020

How to Deepen Transatlantic Ties in AI and Cybersecurity

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a video webinar to discuss the transatlantic opportunities for promoting better cybersecurity in AI, and the ways in which policymakers could promote these initiatives.

March 31, 2020

How Can the European AI Community Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis?

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a video webinar about the opportunities, and limits, of using AI in today's crisis, and the ways in which European policymakers can further promote these efforts.

March 25, 2020

European AI Priorities Over the Next 6 Months

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a video webinar with experts from industry and government to discuss Europe’s near-term AI priorities.

February 6, 2020

What Should Europe Do To Embrace AI-Powered Manufacturing?

ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation hosted a discussion exploring the future of AI-enabled manufacturing, and what European policymakers should do to help Europe thrive.

November 20, 2019

Modernizing Europe’s Rules for Digital Services

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation in Brussels hosted and event that discussed how the EU should modernize the eCommerce Directive so as to protect consumers without unnecessarily hindering innovation.

July 3, 2019

Enhancing Transatlantic Cooperation on AI

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a panel discussion on the opportunities for collaboration on AI between Canada, the European Union, and the United States.

April 4, 2019

European AI Strategies: Where do Member States Stand, and Where are They Headed?

ITIF's Center for Data Innovation discussed the progress that member states within the European Union have made to create and implement national AI strategies.

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