ICT4D Conference FAQs

The information provided below is to help attendees make the most out of their virtual ICT4D Conference experience.

 

ICT4D Partnerships Conference FAQs

Who should attend the ICT4D Partnerships Conference? 

The ICT4D Partnerships Conference is aimed at professionals involved in digital development, ICT4D, or partnerships for humanitarian response or global development goals. This includes representatives from non-profit organizations, charities, community-based organizations, private sector, entrepreneurs, consultancies, research institutions, academia, government agencies, policy makers, multi-lateral agencies, investors, donors, and/or development banks. 

 

As localization and global partnerships are key focus topics, we especially encourage representatives from Low-to-Middle-Income Country (LMIC) to join us.  

For networking purposes, anyone NOT representing an organization or not involved in ICT4D, digital development, or partnerships, please kindly access the session recordings via our website: https://www.ict4dconference.org/program/ict4d-partnership/  

 

How do I register for the ICT4D Partnerships Conference?  

Register for the virtual ICT4D Partnerships Conference here by January 24. Registration is free, but spaces for networking are limited.   

 

Program & Speakers 

Please note that circumstances beyond the control of the conference organizers may necessitate substitutions, alterations, or cancellations of a speaker and /or program topic. 

 

When will I receive instructions for attending the ICT4D Partnerships Conference? 

After you register for the event, you will receive a confirmation email.  

By January 4th, a detailed agenda with links to the conference sessions, and an invitation to join the event networking platform Pathable will be shared with all registered attendees.  Please check your spam folder for messages from @crs.org for more information.  

 

Can my computer or device handle the virtual event?  

The entire ICT4D Partnerships Conference is held on Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Teams Live Events. Please check this website for Hardware requirements for Microsoft Teams on a Windows PC, a MacLinux, or mobile devices. 

 

What do I need to do on the day of the event?  

Ensure that you have access to Microsoft Teams either via the browser application or desktop version. Ensure that you have access to the Pathable application where you can find the links to join each session. If you have any problems email adminict4dconf@crs.org  

 

Who can I contact to get technical support during the event?  

For participants, please contact adminict4dconf@crs.org with any problems.  

For session leads and speakers, each session will have a technical backstop providing on the spot tech support to anyone that may be having technical difficulties. Please check your speaker/ facilitator guide for more details.  

 

What data privacy protections will be in place for this event?  

Generally, we at the ICT4D Partnerships Conference are collecting your personal information for the following reasons in relation to the event:
(1)   So we can give you a log in (user account) for the Pathable app,
(2)   So we (ICT4D Conference) can contact you during and after the event. 

All ICT4D Conference events are subject to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. 

The ICT4D Partnerships Conference will utilize the virtual event platform Pathable for networking, agenda planning, and resource sharingYou can find Pathable’s privacy policy here: https://pathable.com/privacy-policy/Any personal information that you publicize (via your profile page, etc.) on Pathable will be publicly accessible. Private messaging an attendee or a speaker in Pathable does NOT reveal the email address used to log in to Pathable.  

 

Future Marketing Activities: Contact information will be safeguarded by the ICT4D Conference as identified in the ICT4D Conference Privacy Policy www.ict4dconference.org/privacy-policy. 

 

Can I access and view recordings of any sessions from the conference?  

Yes! All conference sessions will be recorded and will be shared with those who attended the conference and beyond. Networking sessions will be accessible live only without any recording or summary.  

 

 

Anti-Harassment Guidance 

The ICT4D Conference is dedicated to providing a productive and informative online conference experience. We do not tolerate unprofessional behavior or harassment of conference attendees in any form. Conference attendees violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference, at the discretion of the conference organizers. If someone is made to feel unsafe or unwelcome, please report it. ICT4D Conference organizers can be contacted via adminict4dconf@crs.org