Events

Digital Development Forum 2018

04 September 2018 to 05 September 2018
Manila
Philippines

Discover ways to maximize the emerging digital technologies for development at the Digital Development Forum.

The Digital Development Forum, an ADB annual event on ICT for Development, is a venue for high-level discussions on digital technologies for development in Asia and the Pacific. It tackles country and sectoral/thematic development strategies towards a digital economy. The Digital Development Forum 2018 will focus on digital transformation of economies for our development member countries (DMCs) and ADB's institutional transformation in implementing its new corporate Strategy 2030.

Pre-event: ADB-AIM Hackathon 2018

Do you want to make a difference in people’s lives? ADB, together with AIM, is hosting its first-ever hackathon on 1-3 September 2018. Join today for to a chance to win US$10,000, and the opportunity to incubate your solution.  You and up to four other team members would pit your wits and skills against one of three real development challenges: Know Your Customer, Rural Health, and Digital ID. It’s coding and more — you also need to pitch your solution to a panel of judges.
 
Learn more and register at the ADB-AIM Hackathon 2018 information page. Registration deadline is on 15 August 2018

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
04 Sep 2018 Opening Session Future of Work in Asia and the Pacific (Video Presentation) ADB
04 Sep 2018 Opening Session Opening Address Takehiko Nakao, President, ADB
04 Sep 2018 Opening Session Keynote Speech Jungong Sun, Vice President, Alibaba Group
04 Sep 2018 Plenary Session The Rise of Digital Technologies and Digital Economy Claus Andresen, President, SAP Southeast Asia
04 Sep 2018 Plenary Session The Rise of Digital Technologies and Digital Economy Ramanathan Ramanan, Mission Director, India’s ATAL Innovation Mission
04 Sep 2018 Plenary Session The Rise of Digital Technologies and Digital Economy Cyn-Young Park, ADB
04 Sep 2018 Plenary Session The Rise of Digital Technologies and Digital Economy K.R Sanjiv, Chief Technology Officer and Senior vice-president, WIPRO Limited
04 Sep 2018 Plenary Session The Rise of Digital Technologies and Digital Economy Lito Tayag,
04 Sep 2018 Breakout Sessions: Digital Transformation for Development Transforming Education with Digital Technologies David Hung, Chi Ming Lo, Steve McKee, Au Soriano
04 Sep 2018 Breakout Session: Digital Transformation for Development Women and the Digital Economy in Asia and the Pacific Linartes Viloria, Anita Gurumurthy, Virginia Tan, Christine Jeanne Violago, Sonomi Tanaka
04 Sep 2018 Breakout Session: Digital Transformation for Development An Integrated Approach for Poverty Reduction and Reducing Inequalities Thampy Koshy, Kyriacos Koupparis, Fawad Shaikh, Victoria Austin,
04 Sep 2018 Digital Transformation for Institution Remarks Deborah Stokes, ADB
04 Sep 2018 Digital Transformation for Institution Real-Time ADB, Digital Agenda Shirin Hamid, ADB
04 Sep 2018 Digital Transformation for Institution Impact of Academia–Industry–Government Partnership on Inclusive Growth Jikyeong Kang, President and Dean, Asian Institute of Management (AIM)
04 Sep 2018 Digital Transformation for Institution Hackathon Video Hackathon Winners
04 Sep 2018 Digital Transformation for Institution Panel Discussion: Keeping Your Competitive Edge: Digital Leaders Share their Journey David Wallace, Roger Adom, Stephen Evans
04 Sep 2018 Digital Transformation for Institution Panel Discussion: ReThink Leadership: Adopting new mindsets and strategies for the changing times Subramanian Venkataraman, Koh Kok Tian, Ramon Karingal,
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
05 Sep 2018 Opening Session - Day 2 Remarks Bambang Susantono, vice-president for knowledge management and sustainable development, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
05 Sep 2018 Plenary Session Smart and Livable Cities Massimiliano Claps, Yimin Zhou, Neeta Pokhrel, Arfi Rafnialdi

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