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Why attend?

Take a look at why you should attend the summit. 

Informative expert speakers

Interact with and learn from our seasoned speakers

Connect and network

Meet and network with other members of the digital health and development community

Develop new skills

Expand your knowledge and find solutions to problems

Continued learning

All lectures and sessions are held online and you can access them from anywhere and anytime after the summit is finished. Leave the Summit with a better understanding of how digital solutions are being used in creative ways to solve challenges in the global health and development community

Agenda

15TH & 16TH October | Talks are in english
Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 12:30 PM
Digital Doors Open

Feel free to network, review today's schedule, visit the virtual expo area, or watch a tutorial video on how to navigate on Hopin's platform.

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 1:00 PM
Opening Session and Remarks

Welcome message from the organizers.

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 1:15 PM
Keynote Address

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 12:30 PM
Digital Doors Open

Feel free to network, review today's schedule, visit the virtual expo area, or watch a tutorial video on how to navigate on Hopin's platform.

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 1:00 PM
Opening Session and Remarks

Welcome message from the organizers.

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 1:15 PM
Keynote Address

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 2:00 PM
Implementing a Novel Immunization Tracking Pilot Program for Cross Border Populations

This breakout session will provide attendees with an overview of an innovative immunization tracking solution for cross border populations.

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 2:00 PM
Global Health Security: One Health and Digital Development - Challenges and Opportunities Exposed During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This session will focus on the challenges observed during the COVID-19 pandemic response in Malawi.

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 3:00 PM
Using Hyperlocal Geospatial Data to Build Country-specific COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Models

Breakout session on Geospatial Data and COVID-19 Vaccine.

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 3:00 PM
The Power of Upfront Thinking: Ensuring Digital Solutions Help You Monitor, Evaluate AND Learn from Your Work

During this session, participants will learn why it is good practice to invest in upfront thinking before building a MEL system.

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 3:00 PM
Towards Tailored Perinatal Health in Zanzibar Through Machine-Learning

This session will address the different questions that need to be considered when designing front-line health services.

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 3:00 PM
The Future of Digital Health: Improving Access to Surgical Care through Innovation

Proximie can be leveraged in different health contexts to improve access to high quality surgical care and education.

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 3:00 PM
Health Information Products

In the health sector, as in many others, efforts have been made to strengthen countries' capacities to collect and manage data, mainly routine data.

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 4:00 PM
Emerging Frontiers: Novel Data, Ethics, Practical Applications

Discussion on the hard questions of balancing opportunity, need, risk, and expected benefit when using potentially sensitive data for public good.

Day 1
Apr 27, 2021 5:00 PM
Expo

Please visit our vendor booths in the Expo area.

Day 2
Apr 28, 2021 1:00 PM
Designing AI Use Cases for Data Quality Using Advanced Algorithms

The speakers will share how Jhpiego has utilized dedupe Python algorithms and CSVDedupe to cluster and identify potential participant duplicates.

Day 2
Apr 28, 2021 1:00 PM
Remote Stewardship and Support of Frontline Health Workers using their Mobile Phones: Key Learnings from Interventions using different approaches: WhatsApp, IVR, and Moodle

This session will be focused on sharing experiences on remote stewardship and support of health providers, with an emphasis on capacity building driven remotely through the providers mobile phones

Day 2
Apr 28, 2021 2:00 PM
Digital Ecosystems: Applying the 6 "P"s in the Transition to Digital Economies

Cardno International Development has been helping Serbia create e-commerce ecosystems, contributing to a digitally ready workforce...

Day 2
Apr 28, 2021 2:00 PM
Using Digital Dashboards to Strengthen a Media Movement: The Experience of MTV Staying Alive Foundation

MTV-SAF is a media movement that uses storytelling to save lives. Since 2005, MTV-SAF has created groundbreaking content to improve young people’s health.

Day 2
Apr 28, 2021 3:00 PM
Rapid Deployment of a Last-Mile Data Collection Tool

Dharma Platform is an easy to use, mobile data collection tool that can be immediately deployed to capture real time data, regardless of connectivity.

Day 2
Apr 28, 2021 3:00 PM
Use of Artificial Intelligence for TB Case Detection in Nigeria

This session will discuss the design, deployment, management and impact of an AI tool for TB case finding in Nigeria.

Day 2
Apr 28, 2021 3:00 PM
From Visualization to Utilization: Getting KAP COVID-19 Data to Decision-Makers

This session describes the process of visualizing and disseminating the data.

Day 2
Apr 28, 2021 3:00 PM
COVID-19 Vaccinations in a Digital World: Blockchain Solutions

Discussion on Blockchain Solutions and COVID-19 vaccinations.

Day 2
Apr 28, 2021 3:00 PM
Introducing a Handbook for Mobile Data for Development

In this session, we will present a guiding resource for mobile for development (MD4D) practitioners and walk through its uses and purpose.

Day 2
Apr 28, 2021 4:00 PM
Panel: Investing in Fit for Purpose Sustainable Data Architecture

We will discuss the nuance of sustainable investment with a view toward future models that outperform the current paradigm.

Day 2
Apr 28, 2021 5:15 PM
Networking event

Join us for Networking in a virtual world where participants can network using live video. Think of the virtual world as a reception area where you walk around and meet fellow attendees!

Day 3
Apr 29, 2021 1:00 PM
Using Biometrics for Verified Impact at the Last Mile

This session addresses some commonly asked questions around using biometrics at the last mile.

Day 3
Apr 29, 2021 1:00 PM
Digital Solutions for Informed Malaria Control and Decision-making Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic in Zanzibar

We will explore how the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) VectorLink Tanzania program harnessed digital technology.

Day 3
Apr 29, 2021 2:00 PM
Improving Program Insights through Data Integration & Interoperability

Discussion on the approaches taken by BAO Systems, Jhpiego, and FHI360 to integrate multiple data sources and gain valuable programmatic insights.

Day 3
Apr 29, 2021 3:15 PM
Predicting Retention and Viral Suppression in HIV Programs

In this session, Lucien will show how machine learning can be used to identify HIV patients at risk for defaulting on treatment.

Day 3
Apr 29, 2021 3:15 PM
Think Like a Technologist: Data Analytics and Decision-Focused Strategies for Global Health

This session will help participants prepare to extract knowledge from their data analysis tools and develop strategies that support informed decision-making.

Day 3
Apr 29, 2021 3:15 PM
DHIS2 and COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery Tools

This session will show tools for supporting COVID-19 vaccination planning, delivering and monitoring using DHIS2.

Day 3
Apr 29, 2021 3:15 PM
Preparing Large Data Sets (for e.g. Mobile Network Operator Data) for Analysis

Cooper/Smith received access to anonymized call and message records from a leading mobile operator in the country.

Day 3
Apr 29, 2021 3:15 PM
Rapid Development of Digital Health Solutions for COVID-19 Response for the Ministry of Health: Design and Deployment Experiences from UNICEF, Lilongwe, Malawi

Day 3
Apr 29, 2021 3:15 PM
Building Sustainable NHIS Foundational Technical Blocks for Efficient Data Use: The MoH of Burkina Faso Initiatives on Data Rationalization, Data Use and NHIS Governance.

Representatives from the Ministry of Health of Burkina Faso will discuss how they have coordinated key technical initiatives towards a common vision of a strengthened National Health Information System (NHIS).

Day 3
Apr 29, 2021 4:15 PM
Fireside chat: The Paradox of The Grand Bargain and The Global Pandemic

This session will explore how digital development and technology innovations have changed over the last few years and how donor funding trends are driving (or inhibiting) that development.

Day 3
Apr 29, 2021 5:00 PM
Closing Remarks

Thank you message from the organizers.

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Speakers

At this years conference, you’ll hear from experts from all around the world

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Frequently asked questions

Health and safety

The 2022 GDD Summit will be held in-person if the situation allows for it. We will take all necessary precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our participants.

When will the next event take place?

The 3rd annual Global Digital Development Summit will take place in 2022.

Will session recordings be made available?

Yes. Session recordings from GDD Summit 2021 can be found in our website under the "Past events" section.

How can I apply to become a speaker?

The call for speakers is typically announced 6 months prior to the event date. When we announce the call for speakers for the 2022 GDD Summit, you can apply to become a speaker via the event website.

What timezone does the event take place?

The time zone depends on the location in which we will host the GDD Summit but will be in the European timezone.

location

Attend from any where via Zoom

This years conference is going to be held online due to global circumstances. Join us on Zoom!

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