Open Data, Digital Privacy, and Citizen Trust

September 15, 2022. 1:45 PM


September 15, 2022

1:45 – 2:20PM

The global economy continues to undergo a fundamental digital transformation. Social life is being “datafied”, with our daily interactions increasingly being converted into computerized data. These radical shifts force us to take questions of data governance seriously. The debate on data governance also draws our attention to the risks of profiling, automated decision-making, and algorithmic bias within data-driven innovation, thus forcing policymakers to reflect on how to promote the responsible use of data to the benefit of economies and societies, while preventing data-related harms. Since policy approaches to data policy are fragmented, there is a need for thoughtful reflection on best practices, and the session is aimed at providing insights on how different actors are ensuring trust and safe frameworks for citizens.