Second meeting of the expert group

On 29 June 2021 the expert group gathered for the second (virtual) meeting attended by the Commission staff as well as the newly selected contractor of the support study. The meeting focused on developing the work plan and working methods of the group. 

The experts have discussed and validated the selected topics for the work of the group for 2021-2023 and established the subgroups for each topic. In the upcoming two years the work of the expert group will focus on the following topics:

  • Online advertising
  • Infrastructural power of platforms
  • Innovation and business models 
  • Platformisation of the agricultural sector 
  • Algorithmic governance (discrimination and sustainability) in platform economy
  • Oversight and enforcement in the platform economy 
  • Contribution to evaluation of the P2B Regulation
  • Use of platform technologies (big data and AI) in autocratic countries 

The group also set the working methods to facilitate its work and discussed the improvements of the Observatory website. The third meeting is planned to take place in September 2021. 

The agenda and minutes of the meeting, as well as the work plan of the expert group for  2021-2023 can be found here.

Second meeting of the expert group