MyData 2019 conference is a place for accelerating global change towards a human-centric approach to personal data. On 25-27 September 2019, some 1000 experts from business, legal, tech and society sectors will gather for the fourth time in Helsinki, with the focus on how to effect the change we need.
The full programme features over 100 speakers, including the Grammy award-winning musician Imogen Heap. The main programme consists of 40 sessions around themes such as how to create new fair businesses, the ethics of artificial intelligence and social impact of personal data. Conversations will be boosted in the extended events organised by the European Commission, BBC, UNICEF, IEEE and the City of Helsinki.
The MyData movement is steered by an international nonprofit MyData Global. It was founded in October 2018 and in eight months, over 80 organisations and several hundred members from over 40 countries on six continents have joined the association. MyData Global was one of nine organisations awarded by the European Commission with the Next-Generation Internet award, which recognizes the most impactful European initiatives and individuals creating human-centric, trustworthy and sustainable internet