DQ Events

Global Dialogues to Promote Universal Digital Intelligence

DQ Day

World Marks Digital Intelligence Day on October 10

The day individuals and organizations across the globe affirm their commitment to promote online safety, ethics, and human empowerment in the digital age.

2020 DQ Day Announcement

The world’s first global standard related to digital literacy, digital skills, and digital readiness, the IEEE 3527.1™ Standard for Digital Intelligence (DQ), was approved by the IEEE Standards Board on 24 September 2020.

2020 DQ Day Celebrationwith C20 (G20 Civil Society) Summit


To celebrate the 2020 DQ Day, we co-organized the panel discussion session with C20 on “Global Index for Child Online Safety and Digital Citizenship”.

2020 DQ Day Celebration
Welcome to DQ Day 2020 Saudi Arabia
DQ Institute is an active participant of the 2020 C20 (G20 Civil Society) as the international lead for Digital Economy Working Group. This panel discussion is a special event organized by the DQ Institute and C20 to discuss the development of a new Global Index for Child Online Safety and Digital Citizenship.
  • Date: 10 October, 2020
  • Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm (Saudi Arabia Time)
Click below for detailed programme:


Dr Yuhyun Park

Dr Yuhyun Park,
CEO and Founder of the DQ Institute and International Lead of the C20 Digital Economy working group
Dr  Mona Al Fedhily

Dr Mona Al Fedhily,
G20 Digital Economy Task Force Policy Director, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology
Mei Lin Fung

Mei Lin Fung,
Chair and Co-Founder of People-Centered Internet
Professor Sonia Livingstone

Professor Sonia Livingstone,
Professor of Psychology at the Department of Media Communications at London School of Economics
Luisa Sotormaya

Luisa Sotormaya,
Child Participation Expert, office of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Violence Against Children.
Brittany Kaiser

Brittany Kaiser,
Co-Founder of the Own your Data Foundation
Melissa Sassi

Melissa Sassi,
Global Head of IBM Hyper Protect Accelerator, Chair of the Digital Working Group at IEEE

Join Other DQI Discussions at G20 Engagement Groups

Think 20 (T20). Task Force 6: Economy, Employment, and Education in the Digital Age. Panel Discussion: Beyond Password Protection – Honoring Personal Identities and Maintaining Autonomy in Cybersecurity


  • Muhammad Khurram Khan, TF06 Policy Brief Lead Author, T20 Saudi Arabia and Professor of Cybersecurity Founder & CEO, Global Foundation for Cyber Studies & Research Triston Harris, Director and co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology
  • Hind Khalifa, TF06 Policy Brief Author, T20 Saudi Arabia and ASBAR
  • Josh Jackman, DQ Institute
  • Paul Twomey, TF06 Policy Brief Author, T20 Saudi Arabia and Centre for International Governance Innovation
Date: 6 October 2020
Time: 2:00pm – 5:00pm

C20 Summit. Panel Discussion: Bridging the Divide in Digital Education


  • Chris Purifoy Chief Executive Office, Learning Economy
  • Asheesh Advani, Chief Executive Officer, JA Worldwide
  • Andreas Schleicher, Director for the Directorate for Education and Skills
  • Dr. Yuhyun Park, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, DQ Institute
  • Haroon Yasin, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ORENDA Project
  • Christina Bwana, Chief Operating Officer, UBNOGO
Date: 6 October 2020
Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm

C20 Summit. Panel Discussion: The Future of Development: The Digital Perspective


  • H.E. Dr. Munir Eldesouki, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Saudi Arabia; G20 Digital Economy Taskforce Chair
  • H.E. Omar Sultan Alolama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, UAE
  • Mr. Andrew Wycoff, Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation, OECD
  • Ms. Patricia Mechael, Co-Founder and Policy Lead, HealthEnabled
  • Dr. Yuhyun Park, Director, DQ Institute & C20 DEWG Lead
Date: 9 October 2020
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm

Welcome to DQ Day 2019
New York City, USA
This is an inaugural event organized by DQ Institute and IEEE Standards Association, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, to coordinate worldwide efforts in setting global standards for digital intelligence (DQ). This will be a high-level thought leadership event convening the best minds from around the world to discuss latest trends and issues on digital literacy, skills and readiness.
  • Date: 10 October, 2019
  • Time: 08.30 – 16.30
  • Venue:
    World Economic Forum,
    350 Madison Avenue,
    New York City, USA

Click below for detailed programme:

DQ Event - WEF

Welcome to DQ Day 2019
London, UK
The City of London will be officially launching its nationwide campaign (future.now) to boost digital skills among people and businesses in the United Kingdom. In collaboration with the Coalition for Digital Intelligence, this movement was initiated through the Digital Skills Summit in November last year with an aim to empower people and businesses in the UK to thrive in the digital age.

DQ Seminars & Symposia
In collaboration with the World Economic Forum, DQ Institute brings together business, NGOs, civil society and academia to elevate digital intelligence (DQ) as a new form of intelligence. A series of events will provide engagement opportunities by:

  • Conducting seminars and symposia with global thought leaders and luminaries to facilitate interaction between experts in various industries to raise awareness and visibility on DQ
  • Developing ‘white paper’ scalable solutions in real-time for the most vulnerable populations including youth and for the aging population (e.g., ‘silver’ media literacy)