Keynote speaker
Czech Republic

Dita Charanzová studied at the University of Economics in Prague and later at the Academy of Diplomacy in Madrid. In 2001 she successfully defended her dissertation at the Faculty of International Relations, the University of Economics (VŠE) in Prague. She has worked as a diplomat, a manager, a consultant and as a high government official for EU related issues. She stood as an independent candidate of the ANO political movement to the European parliament in 2014. As a European parliament member, she became a vicechair of Committee for the Internal Market and also a substitute member of the Committee for International Trade. In the year 2017 she was listed by Politico as a ‘Tech Titan’ under the list of the 20 most influential women who shape Brussels.