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Thursday, September 6 • 9:20am - 9:35am
Opening Talk: The Long Road Home... A Brief History of ICT for Development (ICT4D)

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How did we get here? From Blockchain technology to social media, the technology landscape around us is changing now faster than ever before. Every day we are facing new challenges and trying to do the right thing, while at the same time trying to keep up with the latest new tech. But how did we get here? Is there anything that we can learn from what we have done in the past? Is it not a good time to re-think our approach to ICT4D? In this talk we will look at the development of ICT4D in the past 70 years, and try to use our history to look at where we are going, but also at important factors that will define our ability to cope with the new world technology is presenting us with.

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Anahi Ayala Iacucci

Senior Director, Humanitarian Programmes, Internews
Anahi Ayala Iacucci leads the Internews Humanitarian team as the Senior Director for Humanitarian Programs. Anahi plays a key role in developing Internews’ global Humanitarian program strategies; while also closely supporting teams in the field and managing Internews Emergency Response... Read More →


Thursday September 6, 2018 9:20am - 9:35am
Academy Hall Main Room 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20009

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