The event team works closely with partners and sponsors to develop a timely and inspiring agenda for the 12th ICT4D Conference in Ghana.

Conference tracks and key themes


  • Digital health
  • Agriculture and water security
  • Climate change adaptation and mitigation
  • Humanitarian response and resilience
  • Education and digital literacy
  • Digital financial inclusion
  • Responsible data and information security
  • Digital innovations and co-creation
  • Localization, esp. digital development in Ghana


Diverse conference sessions


  • Plenary panels & keynotes
  • Big Discussion: asking provocative questions and debating key challenges
  • Breakout sessions & workshops
  • Executive Session (by invitation)
  • Formal & informal networking
  • Learning Carousel & ‘unconference’ sessions
  • ICT4D Training Day
  • Exhibition & Demonstration stage showcasing the latest product innovations
  • Press event
  • Side events (TBD)


Past ICT4D Conference speakers


  • Hon. Frank Tumwebaze, Minister of ICT & National Guidance, Uganda
  • Andrew Rugege, Regional Director for Africa, ITU
  • Jennifer Poidatz, Vice President Humanitarian Response, CRS
  • Daniel Couture, CIO, UNICEF
  • John Zoltner, Sr Director, ICT4D & Tech. Innovation, Save the Children
  • Kellie Bentz, Head of Global Disaster, Response & Relief, AirBnB
  • Jane Meseck, Sr Director, Global Programs & Partnerships, Microsoft
  • Mac Esmilla, CISO, World Vision International
  • Chris Burns, Director for the Center for Digital Development, USAID
  • Rebecca Moore, Director of Engineering, Google Earth
  • K.T. Rama Rao, Minister of IT & Industries, Gov. of Telangana, India
  • Lauren Woodman, CEO, NetHope
  • Nigel Tricks, Regional Director for East Africa & Yemen, NRC
  • Joseph Mucheru, MBS Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of ICT, Kenya


Information about the 2024 speakers and sessions will be posted later this year.