Quantified Self Public Health Symposium

On April 3, 2014, a group of 100 Quantified Self researchers, policy makers, and other stakeholders gathered for a one day, invitation-only meeting on the UCSD campus to discuss improving access to personal data for individual and public health benefit.

Bryan Sivak, CTO, US Dept of Health and Human Services
Larry Smarr, Director, Calit2
Gary Wolf, Director, Quantified Self Labs
Support for this symposium was provided by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.


Attendees included science and public health researchers working closely with personal data, including researchers associated with the US Dept. of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute, and NIH; key health policy decision makers, and research liaisons from key companies that make self tracking tools.

Report & Documentation

We in invite you to read our in-depth report from the meeting. It is based on many interviews, conversations, and the amazing work done during the meeting by a variety of attendees.

Additionally, we have pulled together all of the documentation that stemmed from the meeting, including reactions, photos, and videos of the talks given at the conference. You can access that content here.


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Calit2 at UCSD and UC Irvine

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of the CTO