Data + Markets Workshop is hosted by Developing Data. The aim of the workshop is to examine how data is remaking economies in East Africa and beyond. Dr Anja Kovacs from the Internet Democracy Project is invited to speak on the panel “Digital Identification, Surveillance & Privacy.”

Schedule of the event:

1 September @ 13:00 – 14:30 EAT: Regulating Data, with Linda Bonyo, Kenneth Muhangi, Prof. Alex B. Makulilo, and Grace Bomu (chair).

1 September @ 15:00 – 16:30 EAT: The Growth of the Data Economy, with Prof. Bitange Ndemo, Alice Munyua, Jumanne Mtambalike, Mercy Ndegwa, and Mercy Mutemi (chair).

2 September @ 13:00 – 14:30 EAT: Data + Money, with Rose Muturi, Joel Muhumuza, Firas Ahmed, Ali Hussein, and Daniel Mwesigwa (chair).

2 September @ 17:00 – 18:30 EAT: Data + Labour, with Dr. Uma Rani, Mercy Mugure, Patrick M. Karanja, and Dr. Mohammad Amir Anwar (chair).

3 September @ 13:00 – 14:30 EAT: Digital Identification, Surveillance & Privacy, with Dr. Anja Kovacs, Dorothy Mukasa, Jacqueline Musiitwa, Nanjala Nyabola, and Dr. Isaac Rutenberg (chair).

3 September @ 15:00 – 16:30 EAT: Inclusivity & Equity in Data Economies, with Nichole Yembra, Agostine Ndungu, Ebrima Fatty, Simunza Muyangana, and Dr. Michel Wahome (chair).

Please register for the event here.