Authors: Faktabaari and Fairpress.eu
With this background, in the next three days during the MyData 2019 conference Helsinki will receive about 1000 participants to develop the privacy compliant human-centric data economy approach in line with Finnish EU presidency program statement.
MyData 2019 conference aims to accelerate global change towards a human-centric approach to personal data. On 25-27 September 2019, as stated, some 1000 experts from business, legal, tech and society sectors are gathering for the fourth time in Helsinki, with the focus on how to effect the change kicked off by Cambridge Analytica type of revelations and the EU driver GDPR process.
In times of ever-increasing use and misuse of personal data and micro-targeting, the conference brings people together to develop “human-centric ways of doing things with that data”. Common ground is sought under “transparent, trustworthy and actionable solutions” with the aim to attend “more sustainable and prosperous digital society”.
The conference can be seen as the contribution of the Finnish EU
Next to long-term privacy activist and professionals the conference includes many acclaimed invited presenters like
The My Data 2019 conference’s goal is to get about 50% of attendees to come from businesses (2018: 36-42%) addressing the need to shift activism towards sustainable business model to scale up.
Close links to Faktabaari awareness campaign to teachers can be expected also from e.g. “Algorhytm and data literacy” and many other sessions. Faktabaari follows the conference both from the angle of what an individual can do next to building an awareness on what we know and don’t know of the claimed “broken internet” closely linked to data privacy breaches. Stay tuned.
Link to webstreams https://mydata2019.org/
Conference hastag is #MyData2019