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Thursday, September 17

11:30am CDT

Panel: Ebola Crisis in West Africa: How ICTs Mattered
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Dr. Revi Sterling

USAID-GBI Deputy Chief of Party, NetHope
Prior to joining NetHope in January 2015, Sterling founded and directed the first Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD) professional master’s program in the United States, a program that places equal emphasis on technology, methodology and development studies. Sterling... Read More →

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Kelly Doley

Project Manager, Inveneo
Kelly William Doley has worked as a project manager for Inveneo since December 2014. With Inveneo, Kelly has helped manage the Ebola Response Connectivity Initiative, a partnership between Facebook, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, NetHope, EveryLayer, Cisco and Inveneo. The... Read More →
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Phileas Jusu

Director of Communications, United Methodist Communications Sierra Leone
Phileas Jusu is an active member of Charles Davies United Methodist Church in western Freetown, Sierra Leone. He is a father of two sons – Phileas and Peter. With a writing career spanning more than a decade, Phileas is a strong contributor to United Methodist News Service. He... Read More →
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David Robinson

Senior Advisor for Operations, World Vision International
Dave is senior advisor for Christian-Muslim relations in World Vision's global operations. He served in leadership roles on WVI's Ebola Response Team in West Africa from October 2014 until March 2015, and remains advisor to World Vision Sierra Leone (WVSL) for transition to Ebola... Read More →

Thursday September 17, 2015 11:30am - 12:30pm CDT
Governor’s Ballroom C

7:00pm CDT

Lessons from the Field
A lively and humorous time to look at some of the failures we all make in ICT4D, and learn lessons from the field. 

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Wayan Vota

Co-Founder, Kurante
Wayan Vota is passionate about technology and international development. He is convinced that information and communications technology (ICT) can accelerate the social and economic advancement of the developing world. Wayan is a co-founder of Kurante. Previously, he was senior staff... Read More →

Thursday September 17, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm CDT
Governor’s Ballroom C
Friday, September 18

10:40am CDT

Panel: Drones, 3D Printers, Outernet: How New Technologies Impact Lives
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Adele Waugaman

Founder and Managing Director, Catalyst Advisory, LLC
An affiliated expert and former fellow at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Adele also has been a frequent commentator on technology and development trends, speaking at a variety of international conferences on technology, philanthropy, health and development, and appearing in... Read More →

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Sara Pitcairn

Co-Director of Instructional Design, TechChange
Sara Pitcairn is co-director of instructional design at TechChange, where she works with clients to develop and design online learning experiences. She is also the facilitator of TechChange's “3D Printing for Social Good” course. Prior to TechChange, Sara taught middle- and... Read More →
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Thane Richards

Publisher and COO, Outernet
Thane Richard leads content strategy and business development at Outernet, a revolutionary company that delivers free information from space to every human on earth. Earlier, he founded a journalism project in Detroit called “Jaunt” that fused nonfiction stories with physical... Read More →
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Chris Tuckwood

Co-Founder and Executive Director, The Sentinel Project
A Toronto-based non-governmental organization, the Sentinel Project is dedicated to assisting communities threatened by mass atrocities worldwide. It does this through the innovative use of technology and direct cooperation with threatened communities. Christopher “Chris” Tuckwood... Read More →

Friday September 18, 2015 10:40am - 12:00pm CDT
Governor’s Ballroom C