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Data Protection Day seminar on January 28, 2009

Kirjoittaja: Leena Romppainen, Tammikuu 14, 2009 - 15:25.

Wednesday January 28, 2009 is Data Protection Day in Europe. The Finnish event, with theme "Raising Awareness" is organized by the data ombudsman, EFFI and education authorities. The event is held at Koillis-Helsingin Medialukio (Moisiontie 3, Helsinki) from 4pm to 8pm.

The event focuses on finding ways to improve citizens' and communities' awareness of data protection issues. Data Ombudsman Reijo Aarnio chairs the event. Additional themes include finding out why Finland has fallen behind in information society development and what causes the lack of preparedness for information society. The specific purpose is to find concrete ways to improve the current situation.

Programme:

  • 16.00 - 16.15 Opening speech
  • 16.15 - 16.30 Data Ombudsman Reijo Aarnio: Data Protection Year 2009
  • 16.30 - 16.50 Projects on everyday information society in Ministry of Education
  • 16.50 - 17.10 Piloting information technology in education
    - Project Manager Sanna Vahtivuori-Hänninen
  • 17.10 - 17.40 Break, refreshments
    - media representatives can interview speakers
  • 17.40 - 18.00 Communication englightenment via media education - introducing media education in Koillis-Helsingin lukio
    - Principal Pekka Luoma
  • 18.00 - 18.10 Comment, student's perspective
    - student Jan Blomberg, Koillis-Helsingin lukio
  • 18.10 - 18.40 Where do we end up when surveillance increases?
    - Päivikki Karhula, EFFI
  • 18.40 - 19.00 Information services outside EU
    - Elias Aarnio, COSS
  • 19.00 - 19.20 Service provider's perspective
    - Matti Kari, Sulake Oy
  • 19.20-20.00 Discussion:
    - Chair: Data ombudsman Reijo Aarnio
    - Education perspective, representative of Finnish National Board of Education or Sanna Vahtivuori-Hänninen
    - Ville Oksanen, EFFI
    - Jan Blomberg, student
    - Matti Kari, Sulake Oy