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Upcoming ICT4D Conference - 16-19 May

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16/05/2016 to 19/05/2016
Location:
Nairobi
Kenya

During the month of May 2016 ( 16-19 May) Accenture, CRS, Hewlett Packard enterprise, Nethope and Oxfam will organize an ICT4D conference in Nairobi, Kenya round " Building Resilience through Innovation".

At the 2016 conference we will focus on:

  • ICT solutions that are having significant impact in development—with attention given to those solutions that integrate a number of the ICT building blocks identified in the SDG ICT Playbook: power, mobile devices, connectivity, cloud computing, visualization and analytics, social media, digital services, the internet of things, smart systems, and 3D printing.
  • Government ICT strategies, their alignment with the SDGs, progress towards their implementation, and challenges and experiences to date.
  • The intersection between government ICT strategies and the goals and strategies of private sector businesses and civil society organizations operating in the same geographies.
  • The structure of cross-sector partnerships and business models for ICT solution delivery that have shown promising results.

Would you like to speak during the conference? Share your experience on ICT4D? Abstracts can be send to the organizers untill the 22nd of January through the following link.

Want to know more about the conference? Click here.

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