Keynote: Architects of our digital future in action
Location: Main room - 02/10/2022, 04:35 - 02/10/2022, 05:20 (Eastern Daylight Time) (45 minutes)

Keynote: Architects of our digital future in action
Renata Avila CEO Open Knowledge Foundation

Renata is an international lawyer, author and advocate. She brings nearly 20 years of experience in access to knowledge, freedom of expression, policymaking and global digital rights. Renata is an Affiliate with the Stanford Institute of Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. Renata is a Global Board of Trustees of Digital Future Society member. She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Open Future and the Whistleblower Network Germany, as well as the Advisory Board of Creative Commons, among other affiliations in a vast professional network extending across Europe, Latin America and North America. She co-founded the <A+> Alliance for Inclusive Algorithms, the Progressive International and Polylat - an international platform cooperative for knowledge workers.


The talk will unpack why we should move to action, imagining, designing and building the foundations of a viable digital future rooted in the local, decentralised and green-sustainable digital commons logic. As new architects of future institutions, the talk will propose a path forward.