Noteworthy Information
Announcement for the MyData Online 2020 Conference (Video: 6:02min)

Save the dates 10 - 12 December 2020 for the MyData Online 2020 Conference themed: Radical collaboration for designing the new normal

MyData Africa Conference 2020

The MyData Africa Conference will be organized during the International Open Data Conference in Nairobi 18-20 November 2020.

No MyData2020 conference in Helsinki

As you might have already heard, there will be no Helsinki conference in 2020. Instead, MyData is going global with (at least) three regional events - one in Asia (Japan), one in Europe (Germany) and one in Africa (Kenya).


Questions Asked
Join the MyData Online 2020 Programme Team

Part of the success of the MyData events has always been an open and collaborative approach to content creation. Wide participation of the community creates the unique atmosphere, shared ownership and MyData-spirit.
We are currently looking for 10-20 volunteer programme stewards to join the programme team with us. As one of the programme stewards, you’ll be in a prime position to influence the content of the conference and will receive free entrance to the conference.

Format of the MyData Online 2020 Conference

Help us decide about the programme length for MyData Online 2020 Conference:

  • Lighter program, 5 days
  • Intensive program, 3 days
Topic Tracks for MyData European 2020 Conference

We're preparing for the CfP launch for Europe 2020 conference next week, and drafting the topic tracks currently. We aim to give a palette of different topics that submitters can choose from, and elaborate these to concrete tracks later on:

  • Protection, (Cyber)security & empowerment combined
  • Data Governance - from ideas to reality
  • Data-driven cities - with and for whom?
  • Ethical/MyData AI for
  • Ethical alternative business models
  • What can Policy offer us?
  • Human-centric Verticals

Do you see something important missing? Do you see something as irrelevant to the current state of MyData and the discussions you'd like to see taking place in the European conference?

Help secure partnership for Europe 2020 conference

We organise (collectively) this year 4 regional conferences, out of which Europe 2020 conference in Berlin in September is the biggest one. We need your support and offer 20% of every partnership agreement you help to secure. This is a great way to earn some revenue for the hub’s activities!

Who should present at the MyData Regional Conferences?

Let us know your wish list of people you’d like to see presenting in one of the four MyData regional conferences taking place this year! As you might have heard already, MyData is going truly global to also meet the regional experience from Asia, Africa, Latin-America and Europe! https://mydata.org/regional-conferences-2020/

Potential MyData Europe 2020 partners?

There will be a planning workshop on Wed January 22nd in Berlin for the upcoming MyData Europe 2020 conference. Please join brainstorming on organisations, from all over Europe and the world.

Project manger for MyData Europe 2020 event

Changing the world is a tough, but fun job. That’s why we need more people like you on our team! We are looking for Project Manager for #MyData Europe 2020! Send your CV and motivation letter to mydataeurope2020@mydata.org. More Info: https://mydata.org/pm-mydataeurope2020/