Speak at the 2020 ICT4D Conference

The 2020 Virtual Edition of the ICT4D Conference is predominantly featuring content from the 150+ accepted speakers of the agenda planned to take place in Nigeria. Once we have capacity for new speaker applications, we will announce those here.

The ICT4D Conference Organizing Committee is working to achieve greater transparency and diversity at all levels of conference management. Speakers for the 2020 ICT4D Conference were selected on a competitive basis out of 650+ applicants by the ICT4D Conference team and its partners with reference to the following criteria:

  • Exceptional innovation, meaningful and practical focus in ICT4D
  • Credibility and experience of the presenter and/or organization
  • Clarity of the submitted abstract
  • Relevance of abstract to conference themes
  • Verifiable results and impact of the program/project
  • Extent to which the program/project is replicable and scalable
  • Diversity of speaker or program end-users: this includes but is not limited to gender, age, nationality, previous participation as a speaker, region where speaker is based


Conference themes for 2020 are:

  • Agriculture
  • Digital Financial Inclusion
  • Digital Development in Nigeria
  • Digital Diversity: Gender and Disability Inclusion
  • Education and Digital Literacy/Youth Engagement
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Humanitarian Response and Resilience
  • Responsible Data and Information Security
  • Supply Chain