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Digital Development Partnership from Vision to Action

October 13, 2017

The World Bank, F Building, 2121 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W, Room: F-L-101

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  • The Digital Development Partnership, or DDP, turned one in October and celebrated that milestone with a workshop. DDP is a platform for public and private sector partners to work together on innovation and development financing in the digital arena.  

  • 1.45PM - 2.00PM - Registration and Coffee

    2.00PM – 2.15PM - Celebrating DDP’s 1st Anniversary

    by Boutheina Guermazi, Practice Manager, Transport & ICT (World Bank)

    2.15PM – 2.45PM - Connecting Those Left Behind

    Introduction by Doyle Gallegos, Global Lead Broadband Access (World Bank)

    The experience of Peru, by Juan Galarza, ICT Consultant (World Bank)

    Reactions by Vishal Mathur, Head of Connected Society (GSMA) and the Audience

    2.45PM – 3.15PM - Digital Governments: Solutions that Work

    Introduction by Samia Melhem, Global Lead Digital Development Platforms (World Bank)

    The experience of Finland, by Anna-Maija Karjalainen, Director General of Public Sector ICT

    Ministry of Finance (Government of Finland)

    3.15PM – 3.30PM - Teaching Digital Dividends: the Massive Open Online Campus (MOOC)

    Presentation by Sheila Jagannathan, Head of Open Learning Campus (World Bank)

    3.30PM – 4.15PM - Coffee Break

    4.15PM – 4.45PM - Keynote Address

    By H.E. Kai Mykkänen, Minister of Trade and Development (Government of Finland)

    Introduction by Jose Luis Irigoyen, Senior Director Transport & ICT (World Bank)

    4.45PM – 5.15PM - Is my Country Ready for the Digital Economy?

    Introduction by Carlo Rossotto, Lead ICT Policy Specialist (World Bank)

    The experience of Russia, by Alla Morrison, ICT Expert (World Bank)

    Reactions by Zaki Khoury, Regional Director (Microsoft Corp.) and the Audience

    5.15PM – 5.45PM - Measuring the Impact of Digital Technologies on Poverty Reduction

    Introduction by Tim Kelly, Lead ICT Policy Specialist (World Bank)

    The experience of Tanzania, by Naomi Halewood, Senior ICT Policy Specialist (World Bank)

    Reactions by Do Kyu Lee, Counselor for ICTs (Korea Embassy to the US) and the Audience

    5.45PM – 6:00PM - Building on Success and Moving Forward

    Closing Remarks by Jane Treadwell, Practice Manager, Transport & ICT (World Bank)

    6.00PM - Cocktail Reception

    • Boutheina Guermazi, Practice Manager, Transport & ICT
    • Doyle Gallegos, Global Lead Broadband Access
    • Juan Galarza, ICT Consultant
    • Vishal Mathur, Head of Connected Society (GSMA)
    • Samia Melhem, Global Lead Digital Development Platforms
    • Anna-Maija Karjalainen, Director General of Public Sector ICT (Government of Finland)
    • Sheila Jagannathan, Head of Open Learning Campus (Government of Finland)
    • H.E. Kai Mykkänen, Minister of Trade and Development (Government of Finland)
    • Jose Luis Irigoyen, Senior Director Transport & ICT
    • Carlo Rossotto, Lead ICT Policy Specialist
    • Alla Morrison, ICT Expert
    • Zaki Khoury, Regional Director (Microsoft Corp)
    • Tim Kelly, Lead ICT Policy Specialist
    • Naomi Halewood, Senior ICT Policy Specialist
    • Do Kyu Lee, Counselor for ICTs (Korea Embassy to the US)
    • Jane Treadwell, Practice Manager, Transport & ICT
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