About

Tallinn Digital Summit is where the frontrunners of digital nations drive the global conversation on digitalization.

Over the course of a day political leaders, policy innovators, thought-leaders, entrepreneurs and tech-community spotlight the most topical matters of digital transformation and tackle questions about its implications on economies, societies and governments. TDS is an annual meeting place for enhancing practical sharing of ideas and lessons to chase the opportunities of digital transformation for economy, e-governance development as well as societies. Also, to shape a more coherent approach to challenges brought by digital transformation.

Being one of the most digitally advanced countries, Estonia is an ideal location for the event. It has significant experience in building a digital society and economy, having built its digital core on secure distributed architecture. The country is also an outsized creator and exporter of startups, and possesses considerable cybersecurity expertise. Tallinn also hosts the HQ of NATO Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence and the European Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems.

Please note that this is an invite-only meeting and requires accreditation.

 

History

TDS 2019

Tallinn Digital Summit 2019 took place on 16-17 September 2019. TDS2019  explored the benefits and risks of the AI. The conference held a conversations on how AI is understood and applied in various fields of government, business and society – through operational, regulatory and ethical lenses. Read more about the  programmespeakers  and partners of TDS2019.

 

TDS 2018

Tallinn Digital Summit 2018 took place on 15-16 October 2018. The focus of the summit was on how artificial intelligence and free-moving data can be wielded in the service of our digital states, economies and societies. Read more

 

TDS 2017

The first Tallinn Digital Summit was held in September 2017 among the HoSG of the 28 European Union member states as part of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU. It succeeded in establishing a much needed highest political level debate on the digital future of governments and society within EU. The participating governmental leaders stressed the need to keep digital topics on the agendas of the HoSG, to ensure fast enough progress that also would be balanced. Read more