Oct 28-30 2019

Global Digital Development Summit

Bringing together health and humanitarian organizations in support of technology-enabled solutions for international development

Campus Biotech, Geneva, Switzerland

The Global Digital Development Summit brings together iNGOs, international agencies, governments, and the private sector to engage in 3 days of learning, collaboration, and showcasing the latest trends. 

Join executives, NGO management, policy makers, government representatives and digital health technologists to discuss real life case studies, explore emerging technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, and gain an understanding of the policy landscape across countries and donors.

Learn how organizations can work together to solve challenges in the international humanitarian and development sector through technology-enabled solutions. 

We will be joined by members of the... 

Private Sector

 UN Agencies

iNGOs

Academia

Government

Civil Society

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Speakers

Anna Downie

Frontline AIDS

Bakari Bakari

Jhpiego - Tanzania

Eva Muhanguzi

UCSF

Evgenia Zelikova

MSF Paris

Heath Arensen

DIAL

Jay Goulden

CARE

Joan Mneney

Rasello

Katherine Lew

BAO Systems

Kristin Braa

University of Oslo

Lars Peter Nissen

acaps

Lionel Baraban

Famoco

Margaret Adedapo

Lagos MoH

Martin De Wulf

Bluesquare

Mary Rocheleau

VecnaCares

Michelle Li

Palladium Group

Scott Jackson

BAO Systems

Scott Russpatrick

University of Oslo

Sebastian Manhart

Simprints

Become a speaker

The Global Digital Development Summit provides a forum for the leading voices from the development sector to share ideas and success stories. We’re always looking to collaborate with more organizations and industry leaders to create an engaging experience for our attendees.

Session Topics

Data integration

Integrating data from multiple sources to tell more compelling stories, but also drive better decision making and improve operational intelligence

Data Use

Leveraging data and development principles to work towards the UN sustainable development goals (SDGs)

Sustainability

Understanding how data standards and proper systems architectures lead to more reliable, scalable, and sustainable solutions

Data analytics and informatics

How to get the right data at the right time in the right place for informed decision making

Emerging technologies

Practical uses of artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning

Healthcare coverage

Universal health coverage benefits in low and middle-income countries

Policy

Explore the policy landscape across countries and donors to navigate the future landscape of digital development in global health

Cloud technologies

Explore the implications of hosting, machine learning/AI, data governance, and security in the cloud

Learn from these Inspiring sessions:

Data standards and innovations to improve the availability, quality, analysis and use of malaria data at country and global levels

Introduction to UAVs and their potential integration into developing countries’ health supply chains

A Black Swan in a Black Box

Improving Visibility of Health Commodities at Public Health Facilities in Lagos State, Nigeria

Lagos MoH

Introduction to DHIS2

University of Oslo

Best Practices for Promoting Data Use

Palladium Group

WHO Integrated Data Platform

WHO

Applying the Principles of Digital Development: Examining the Importance of Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration through the iDeliver Case Study

VecnaCares

Using predictive analytics to prevent missed opportunities and achieve higher immunization coverage and timeliness

IRD Global

The Best of Both Worlds: Integrating DHIS 2 and an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Bahmni for Better Patient Outcomes and Improved Program Decision Making

PSI

Rights! Evidence! Action! How Frontline AIDS is using DHIS2 to track its contribution to SDG3 to ensure no one gets left behind.

AIDS Alliance

AI-Empowered Community Health Care

Living Goods

Changing the paradigm of decision making in the public health supply chain through information technology

Chemonics International

Health Information System Implementation in Unstable and Humanitarian Emergency Projects in MSF: Review of Use and Limitations

MSF Paris

Towards an integrated and innovative health management information system for improved decision making for maternal and child survival and development in China

UNICEF China

A National Health Worker Registry For Universal Health Coverage

MoH Uganda

The impact of cloud technologies and GDPR on Digital ID

Simprints

WISCENTD: Integrating Data to Fight Against Neglected Tropical Diseases

Technical University of Catalonia

Using Data and the SDGs to Improve Impact

CARE

Leveraging OpenSRP to improve community health care service delivery, strengthen accountability, aid in decision-making, and generate real time data for M&E on RMNCH and Malaria in Lake and Western Zone in 2019-2020

Bluesquare

Utilizing DHIS2 for Logistics Reporting

University of Oslo

When real-time data is fighting hunger and malnutrition using non-intrusive technology

Famoco
Additional sessions will be announced soon.

Leveraging OpenSRP to improve community health care service delivery, strengthen accountability, aid in decision-making, and generate real time data for M&E on RMNCH and Malaria in Lake and Western Zone in 2019-2020

Bakari Bakari
Jhpiego Tanzania

Using Data and the SDGs to Improve Impact

Jay Goulden
CARE

WISCENTD: Integrating Data to Fight Against Neglected Tropical Diseases

Petar Jovanovic
Technical University of Catalonia, BarcelonaTech

The impact of cloud technologies and GDPR on Digital ID

Nico Schonken
Simprints

Capacity Building in Data analytics and Data Use: Leveraging digital platforms to move from knowledge to application.

Dr. Beatrice Kariuki
Palladium Group

A National Health Worker Registry For Universal Health Coverage

Jamiru Mpiima
MoH Uganda

Towards an integrated and innovative health management information system for improved decision making for maternal and child survival and development in China

Huang Xiaona
UNICEF - China

Leveraging geospatial data to support public health interventions

Martin De Wulf
Bluesquare

Use of Mobile Technology in Maternal and Child Health Care – An Innovative Approach

Saleem Sayani
Aga Khan University

Health Information System Implementation in Unstable and Humanitarian Emergency Projects in MSF: Review of Use and Limitations

Evgenia Zelikova
MSF Paris

Changing the paradigm of decision making in the public health supply chain through information technology

Philip Lule
Chemonics International

AI-Empowered Community Health Care

Asif Akram
Living Goods

Rights! Evidence! Action! How Frontline AIDS is using DHIS2 to track its contribution to SDG3 to ensure no one gets left behind.

Anna Downie
AIDS Alliance

When real-time data is fighting hunger and malnutrition using non-intrusive technology

Lionel Baraban
Famaco

The Best of Both Worlds: Integrating DHIS 2 and an Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Bahmni for Better Patient Outcomes and Improved Program Decision Making

Amber Sheets
PSI

Using predictive analytics to prevent missed opportunities and achieve higher immunization coverage and timeliness

Subhash Chandir
IRD Global

LMIS in DHIS2

Scott Russpatrick
University of Oslo

Applying the Principles of Digital Development: Examining the Importance of Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration through the iDeliver Case Study

Mary Rocheleau
VecnaCares Charitable Trust

Data Do’s and Don’ts: 3 Lessons Learned from Data Use Assessments in Tanzania, Egypt, and the UK

Annie Kilroy
Development Gateway

WHO Integrated Data Platform

Lise Grout
WHO

Advancing Interoperability: The Importance of Sharing Data across Borders to Improve Public Health

John Stinn,
Dimitrios G. Koutsonanos, Christina Cadrecha
Deloitte Consulting

Best Practices for Promoting Data Use

Michelle Li
Palladium Group

Improving Visibility of Health Commodities at Public Health Facilities in Lagos State, Nigeria

Margaret Adedapo
Lagos MoH

Introduction to DHIS 2

Kristin Braa
University of Oslo

A Black Swan in a Black Box

9:00 am
Plenary
Auditorium H8-01

A National Health Worker Registry For Universal Health Coverage

10:00 am
Plenary
Auditorium H8-01

AI-Empowered Community Health Care

Applying the Principles of Digital Development: Examining the Importance of Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration through the iDeliver Case Study

Best Practices for Promoting Data Use

Sponsors

Organizers

Is your organization interested in supporting the Global Digital Development Summit? Showcase your support for the digital health community by becoming a sponsor. Select one of our pre-defined sponsorship packages or work with us to create a customized sponsorship package that will fit your current marketing goals and objectives. The cut-off date for becoming a sponsor is September 25, 2019.

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