Data economy: human-centric approach at the forefront
The European Union Delegation to the United Nations in Geneva, the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN in Geneva, the Permanent Mission of Slovenia to the UN Office and other international organisations in Geneva in capacity as Presidency of the Council of the EU, and the Geneva Internet Platform are organising a series of dialogues “From Geneva: Reflections on digital future”. On these dialogues issues of importance for the Geneva and global audiences are discussed, and one of them: Data economy: human-centric approach at the forefront is kicking-off today at 16.00, where dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M. will also lecture. You are cordially invited to join the event!
At the event, it will be explored: (1) how to provide a trusted, fair, and innovative data economy; (2) how to approach a perceived trade-off between the data potential and the protection of individual rights; (3) how can we move from users to becoming active digital citizens and (4) what roles for governments, civil society and the private sector?
Speakers will be:
– Dr Maja Bogataj Jančič, Co-Chair of the Data Governance Working Group, Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence
– Ms Lene Wendland, Chief, Business & Human Rights, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
– Ambassador Thomas Schneider, Head of International Relations at the Federal Office for Communications of Switzerland (OFCOM) & Co-Lead Swiss Network Digital Self-Determination
– Mr Paul-Olivier Dehaye, PersonalData.io & MyData.org & Hestia.AI
– Mr Pascal Marmier, Secretary General, Economy of Trust Foundation, SICPA
You can register for the event here.
The 4th Open Knowledge Day took place on Tuesday 17 October 2023, with an accompanying workshop on 18 October 2023. This year it was organised by the Open Data and Intellectual Property Institute (ODIPI) and supported by Knowledge Rights 21 (KR21).
We invite you to the fourth Open Knowledge Day and the workshop, which will take place this year within the framework of the programme and with the support of Knowledge Rights 21. The event will bring together experts from different European countries to discuss two topics: the first part will deal with the legal basis for data analytics, which is a key part of machine learning and related artificial intelligence, and the general exception for research. In the second part, open science in theory and practice will be presented both in Slovenia and in some Western Balkan countries. Representatives of research and educational institutions from Slovenia and the Western Balkan countries, as well as interested members of the public, are invited to attend.
Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, a renowned expert in copyright law, has joined the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, where she will serve as an affiliate researcher for the next two years.
On Friday, October 6, 2023, the online seminar “Practical Experiences in Resolving Copyrights of Modern Book Works” took place. The seminar addressed relevant questions concerning user access to literary works in digital form.