Invitation: Data + Markets Workshop

Please join us next week for a series of roundtable discussions on the role
of digital data in East African economies.

The Data + Markets workshop brings together leading experts to explore the
production and use of this new commercial resource, asking how digital data
is transforming industries, what opportunities and challenges exist, and
how regulation might be best crafted.

From 1-3 September, we have six events:

– Regulating Data
<>, with Linda
Bonyo, Kenneth Muhangi, Prof. Alex B. Makulilo, and Grace Bomu. 1 September
@ 13:00-14:30 EAT.
– The Growth of the Data Economy
<>, with Prof.
Bitange Ndemo, Alice Munyua, and others TBC. 1 September @ 15:00-16:30 EAT.
– Data + Money <>,
with Rose Muturi, Joel Muhumuza, Firas Ahmed, and Ali Hussein. 2 September
@ 13:00-14:30 EAT.
– Data + Labour <>,
with Dr. Uma Rani, Mercy Mugure, and Dr. Mohammad Amir Anwar. 2 September @
17:00-18:30 EAT.
– Digital Identification, Surveillance & Privacy
<>, with Dr. Anja
Kovacs, Dorothy Mukasa, Jacqueline Musiitwa, Nanjala Nyabola, and Dr. Isaac
Rutenberg. 3 September @ 13:00-14:30 EAT.
– Inclusivity & Equity in Data Economies
<>, with Nichole
Yembra, Agostine Ndungu, Ebrima Fatty, and Dr. Michel Wahome. 3 September @
15:00-16:30 EAT.

You can register for the Zoom details here:

Further information is available on the web here:

We\’re on Twitter at:

The event has been co-organised by the Centre for Intellectual Property &
Information Technology @ Strathmore Law School, CIPESA, and the Centre for
African Studies @ University of Edinburgh.

Hope to see you there!

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