Mind the Gap – Towards an Inclusive Digital Society

IIEA23rd November 20151min
In her address, Germany’s Digital Champion Professor Joost will reflect on issues such as ownership and use of data, how government can use open data to improve services for citizens and how the digital society can foster inclusion and a lively participative democracy.   

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About the Speech:   In her address, Germany’s Digital Champion Professor Joost will reflect on issues such as ownership and use of data, how government can use open data to improve services for citizens and how the digital society can foster inclusion and a lively participative democracy.

About the speaker   Prof. Gesche Joost is head of the Design Research Lab at the Berlin University of the Arts. She conducts international R&D projects in: human-computer-interaction, wearable computing, as well as user-centered design for smart cities. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the European software multinational, SAP SE. Professor Joost was appointed Digital Champion by the European Commission in 2014.