Conference opening in Tallinn - the southernmost of the conference-hosting twin cities. Gather to main stage to give the conference a very best start. Get advice from the organizers on how to get most out of the great three-days-two-cities event! Hear a motivated keynote! Learn the State of MyData - what has happened since last year? Get busy for three inspiring days in Tallinn and Helsinki with MyData!
This session is the Estonian-Finnish joint message to the world on how public organizations are making the shift to human-centricity. We will hear about the joint IT-infrastructure development between these two EU countries and examples of applied human-centric approaches from the domains of transportation and health care.
A growing number of startup, established companies and public agencies are busy on the MyData front: returning data to people, empowering users to understand and use their data, providing useful and valuable services. Some of the most experienced of these players share their experience, their successes as well as the barriers they face - and how they try to remove them.
In a “consumer Republic”, a society which has consumption at its heart, the citizen cannot be untied from the consumer. Is this data consumer also a data producer ? Will he or her gain in power or is it on the opposite a regression in terms of autonomy, citizens becoming sensors contributing to the IA of huge Chinese and American platforms?
Current frameworks for data governance focus on the individual: data ownership and control, individual rights and protection from individual harms. Where is the protection for groups? What change in perspective is necessary to address big data’s collective implications? And what would this mean for the law?