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Do you have a case study, innovation or research to share, one that will inspire and inform other program, ICT4D or data managers? Then we have an inclusive and international audience eager to hear from you.

We are always keen to feature expert speakers and innovative projects around the following themes:

  • Digital Covid-19 Response
  • Agriculture
  • Digital Financial Inclusion
  • 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


Speakers are selected with reference to the following criteria:

  • Exceptional innovation in ICT4D
  • Practical and meaningful lessons learned
  • 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
  • For panels/ discussion: diversity of speakers, including but is not limited to gender, age, region of speaker or initiative.