AT THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
Coding in the Classroom: What the European Youth wants. October 19th, 2017. Organized by ThinkYoung and The Boeing Company and hosted by MEP Lieve Wierinck, complementing the Europe Code Week. Panellists included MEP Lieve Wierinck, Roger Gilles (EU and NATO Communications Specialist at Boeing), Annika Ostergren Pofantis (Policy Officer at the European Commission), Nele Thiemrodt (Student of the Coding Summer School 2017) and Andrea Gerosa (Founder of ThinkYoung). The panel discussion followed the success of the Coding Summer School, a joint initiative by ThinkYoung and Boeing with the aim of teaching teenagers the importance of coding in today’s tech- focused world.