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MyData 2019 Conference
Finland leads the way to fair data economy - examples of human-centric approaches to personal data will be presented at the MyData conference in Helsinki in September.

Sitra is the main partner of the MyData 2019 Conference and the theme of the event “Rebuilding trust – for human-centered data economy” resonates  with the core values of our project on fair data economy.

The discussion on more transparent, trustworthy and actionable solutions for a just, sustainable and prosperous digital society will be fueled in the event. Grammy -winning musician Imogen Heap, who founded the Mycelia service to restore artists’ rights to their own data, will give the opening speech. Sitra is financing the technical finalisation of the service.

We welcome participants especially from the business sector to come and find out about new services and emerging business models. Our programme will be highly focused on networking and bringing investors and start-ups together.

All the main stage sessions will be livestreamed.

Sitra's partner sessions

Thursday 26 September

08.30 am – 10 am

New Data Economy Rainmakers @MyData 2019: Secret Roundtable for Investors and Start-Ups

5 pm – 6.15 pm

Portability – Make it happen, make it fair

Session hosted by Jaana Sinipuro, Project Director, Sitra

Friday 27 September

10.15 am – 11.15 am

MyData Principles: Why Companies Benefit?

Attended by Jyrki Suokas, Senior Lead, Sitra

11.45 am – 1 pm

Japanese Data Banks

Session moderated by Jyrki Suokas, Senior Lead, Sitra

Related activities

25 September

12 am – 1 pm

NGI Forum, expert panel discussion: A human-centric approach to data governance.

Attended by Jaana Sinipuro, Project Director, Sitra

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