BIAC convened a one-day business focused conference as part of the Stakeholder Forums of the 2016 OECD Ministerial on the Digital Economy. The business community at the OECD took this opportunity to communicate and discuss the future of the digital economy and the opportunities and challenges that it presents. 

The conference brought together:

  • business speakers
  • OECD officials
  • senior government officials

BIAC Ministerial Statement and Background Documentation

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TUAC held a Trade Union Forum focused on “Sustainable & Inclusive Innovation: Quality Jobs and Skills in the Digital Economy”

The forum brought together speakers from:

  • trade unions
  • academia
  • the OECD
  • senior government officials
  • other stakeholder groups to exchange views on the challenges and opportunities arising from technological change focussing on regulatory policies, innovation strategies, employment and working conditions, and skills needs.

TUAC Ministerial Statement


CSISAC organised a Civil Society Forum where activists, academics and experts gather to exchange views on the analysed topics and provide a constructive input to the Ministerial discussion. 

Further information on the agenda and speakers

CSISAC Ministerial Statement


The Internet Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) to the OECD brings together the counsel and technical expertise of technically focused organisations, in a decentralised networked approach to policy formulation for the Internet economy.

ITAC Ministerial Statement