Edinburgh Meeting 19-20 March 2019

Background information

On March 19-20, 2019 the MyData community got together in Edinburgh, Scotland to strategise for the future!

During the two days we had workshops on topics such as “How to communicate the MyData Story”, “the Initiatives role at the conference” and plenty more!

On March 20th the MyData Global spring general meeting was held, with remote participation made available.

In addition, MyData Scotland hub organised a meetup on Monday, March 18th –  “Mapping Data Ecosystems Workshop”.


InSpace, Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh
(Access from the street level, corner of Potterrow – Crichton Street)
1 Crichton Street, Edinburgh EH8 9AB

Agenda for the Edinburgh meeting

Monday 18 March

17.30-20.00 MyData Scotland hub event: Mapping Data Ecosystems Workshop

More info available at Meetup event

20:30 Social dinner (self-paid)

Tuesday 19 March

9:00-13:00 Leadership team meeting

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00 Meeting starts

14:00-14:30 Opening round

14.30-16.30 MyData Global – Vision of Success 2022

Please note that remote participation will be available here.

Please download Zoom to participate in the meeting remotely.

Meeting ID: 955-441-3568

Check out #visionofsuccess2022 Slack channel to get more information.

17:00-18.00 Open space #1

18.10-19.10 Open space #2

19.15-19.30 Quick closing round of the day (announcing potential next steps)

19.30-19.45 MyData 2019 Conference launch & toast!

20:30 Social dinner (self-paid)

15 people booking at Kalpna Restaurant 
16 people booking at St Andrews Brewing Company 

Wednesday 20 March

8:30 Gathering and small breakfast

9:00 Meeting starts

9:00-9:30 MyData Scotland presentation – Will Abramson

9:30-9:45 University of Edinburgh / Data-Driven Innovation presentation – Jarmo Eskelinen

9:45 – 10:45 Parallel workshops

  • PROGRAMMES: MyData Impact
  • FUNDRAISING: For MyData Global and for Initiatives
  • COMMUNITY: Interests & needs mapping

11:00 – 12:10 MyData story pitching and development
12:20 – 13.00 Closing round and Edinburgh memorandum

13:00-14:00 Lunch

15.00-17.00 Spring General Meeting

Agenda & further information
Please note that remote participation will be available.

19.00 Social dinner (self-paid)

15 ppl booking at Ciao Roma