Location: UBC Sing Tao Building, Room 104 6388 Crescent Road, V6T, 1Z2, Vancouver
The Institute for European Studies & The School of Journalism Present:
Tony Lockett – Deputy Head of the Communication Unit at the European Commission
‘European Union 2.0’ How Digital Media are Changing the EU
Tony Lockett is a communication specialist who works for the European Commission in Brussels. He has been involved in European Union policy-making for over 15 years, most recently in the area of regional economic development, which accounts for one third of the EU’s budget, and represents a key element of its strategy to recover from the financial crisis.
He is currently an EU Fellow at the University of Washington, where he is pursuing research on the use of digital media to enhance public engagement with the EU.