Institutional session

27 September 2023 | 12.15h to 12.45h

Representatives of the organisations promoting the congress will welcome us in this session.


  • Daniel Altimiras, Vicepresident of Eurecat

  • Mariano Yagüez, Director of the Digital Transformation Office, Barcelona City Council

  • Gina Tost, Secretary for Digital Policies of the Government of Catalonia



Vicepresident of Eurecat

Commercial Director of the Dicomol company.

Continuing businessman in a family business linked to the plastic injection mold sector, among other technologies.

Directly involved with the industrial sector for more than 25 years as a driver of innovation and facilitator of the application of new technologies in the industry.

Vice President of ASCAMM (Catalan Association of Mold Companies) and previously President of the entity for 8 years.

Vice President of FEAMM (Spanish Federation of Mold Associations).

Member of the Governing Board of the UPM (Union of Metallurgical Employers) and linked to the Board of Directors of AMEC (Association of Internationalized Industrial Companies) as an expert advisor.

He has participated in the Boards of Directors of companies in diverse sectors such as food, professional cosmetics and commerce, among others.


Director of the Digital Transformation Office, Barcelona City Council

Mariano Yagüez has a degree in Physical Sciences from the University of Barcelona. He completed a post-graduate course in General Management at EADA and has the Research Sufficiency Title from the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Barcelona. In the private sector he has worked for companies such as Alcatel, IBM, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Telefonica. In the public sector, he worked at the General Directorate of Citizen Services of the Generalitat de Catalunya and is currently the Manager of the Digital Transformation Office of Barcelona City Council. He has written 2 books and published various articles in specialized technology and economics magazines.


Secretary for Digital Policies of the Government of Catalonia

Born in Barcelona (Barcelonès) in 1985.

She has a degree in Electronic Art and Digital Design from the ESDi-School of Design, Ramon Llull University. An experienced journalist and communicator, she has built her career in technology, mobile apps, start-ups and videogames.

Co-founder and CEO of the tech firm and app promotion platform Geenapp, featured in Wired Magazine as “one of the 100 best start-ups of 2015”.

She has led several businesses, departments and technological initiatives. She has directed the European subsidiary of the Asia-based company IGG and the digital content department at publishing house EDEBÉ.

Her most public role has been in the media. She has contributed to several national and international media outlets including the programme Generació Digital on Catalunya Ràdio and TV3 and the Sunday supplement of newspaper Ara. She has also worked for TV networks, newspapers, websites and radio stations all over the world including in Spain, Latin America and Japan.

She has taught at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and at the Tecnocampus in Mataró, among others, and is co-author of the book Vida Extra (Extra Life), published by Columna (in Catalan) and Grijalbo (in Spanish).