What's in it for me?

At the 2021 MatchPoints conference you can:

  • meet internationally acclaimed researchers, journalists and business leaders,
  • participate in engaging debates about digitalization and democracy,
  • connect with other professionals and researchers working on digitalization,
  • follow a thematic one-day seminar tailored to your needs and interests,
  • find new inspiration for your daily work.

MatchPoints 2021 has a hybrid format, meaning that you can participate virtually or in person.

If you participate in person, you can:

  • attend all four tracks of the conference,
  • join an evening event at Centralværkstedet for everyone working or interested in the tech sector,
  • chat and connect with other guests during sessions, lunch and coffee breaks,
  • enjoy sustainably prepared meals in the leafy surroundings of the University Park.

If you participate virtually, you can:

  • attend the main track of the conference, which has a hybrid format,
  • participate in digital-only Q&A sessions with selected keynote speakers,
  • chat with other guests and speakers during breakout sessions,
  • receive free access to recorded session from all four tracks of the conference.

Who is MatchPoints 2021 for?

MatchPoints 2021 is for everyone with an interest in digitalization and its effects on society: IT developers who want to keep up with the latest developments, journalists reporting on digital technologies or democratic politics, academics from all fields working on digitalization, students looking to pursue a career in the digital sphere and engaged citizens who want to make sense of the digital age.

The conference is divided into twelve one-day seminars, helping you find the topic that is most relevant for you:

-          education and children’s media

-          leadership and cross-sectoral transformation

-          the new digital economy

-          medical data and the health sector

-          journalism and cultural institutions

-          fake news and scientific consensus

-          privacy and cybersecurity

-          climate change

-          discrimination and social cohesion

-          political communication online

-          virtual reality and artificial intelligence

-          the digital threats to democratic politics