24
Mar
IWDK20 Cancelled due to COVID-19

IWDK20 Cancelled due to COVID-19

After careful consideration and in light of the ongoing COVID-19 uncertainty, the organizers behind IWDK have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s festival. IWDK21 will be back again next year, so set the dates May 4-9, 2021 in your calendar now. We are also working on activities for the fall, and some event […]

By Brian Woodward
13
Mar
Brittany Kaiser to speak at the #IWDK20 opening

Brittany Kaiser, the whistleblower who exposed Cambridge Analytica’s role in the 2016 Trump campaign and Brexit referendums, will deliver a keynote address on the importance of fair and transparent use of personal data at the IWDK Festival’s opening ceremony at Aarhus City Hall on May 12th. Kaiser was the Director of Business Development at Cambridge […]

By Brian Woodward
11
Mar
Inspiration! Laughs!…and Tech!

Inspiration! Laughs!…and Tech!

The Tech Tales Competition at Aarhus Musikhuset: an evening that is sure to entertain and inspire. Aarhus-based Co-Coders, a community of people interested in programming and social fun, will host a unique evening of storytelling at Musikhuset in Aarhus on May 14th during this year’s IWDK festival. Tech Tales is structured as a competition, in […]

By Brian Woodward
8
Mar
Women in Tech: interview with Jane Ulsøe

Women in Tech: interview with Jane Ulsøe

Today we celebrate Women’s Day and we talked with Jane Ulsøe, co-founder of Canvas Planner and Red Lab Experience. Jane told us about the challenges women might face and what can be done to create equality. She also had something to say to all the women who are starting their own projects. Why did you […]

By Brian Woodward
27
Feb
Gert Tinggaard Svendsen to speak at IWDK’s Opening Ceremony

Gert Tinggaard Svendsen to speak at IWDK’s Opening Ceremony

What’s the secret of one of the world’s happiest and most economically productive nations?  According to Gert Tinggaard Svendsen, it can be summed up in one word:  Trust. Svendsen, a PhD in Economics and professor of public policy at Aarhus University, has researched extensively in the importance of trust in society and will be one […]

By Brian Woodward
20
Feb
Establishing Trust in Tech is the key to making AI work, says EU commission.

Establishing Trust in Tech is the key to making AI work, says EU commission.

The publication of a new framework policy for Artificial Intelligence & Data in Brussels this week speaks directly to Trust & Tech/Today & Tomorrow, the theme of this year’s IWDK festival. European Commission Vice-President Margrethe Vestager launched a plan this week that sets the future playing field for how we can get the most out […]

By Brian Woodward