ICT for the Next Five Billion People

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ICT for the Next Five Billion People

Program

Opening Remarks
Prof. Dr. Jörg Eberspächer, Technische Universität München, Munich
Talk

 

ICT for the Poor at Large Scale: Innovative Connections
to Markets and Services
Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun, International Food Policy Research Institute,
Washington, DC
Talk

 

People Driven Innovation –
How to create the Demand for ICT Solutions in Underserved Areas
Kazi Islam, Grameen Solutions Limited, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Talk

 

APPLICATIONS FOR EMERGING ECONOMIES
Chair: Josef Lorenz, Nokia Siemens Networks, Munich

Transfer of Services to Emerging Markets –
Example: M-PESA Payment Service in Kenya
Dr. Stanley Chia, Vodafone Group R&D, Walnut Creek, CA
Talk

 

Incubating Micro Enterprises in Rural South Africa –
The Use Case of Virtual Buying Cooperatives
Christian Merz, SAP Research, Karlsruhe
Talk

 

"What can we learn from the Developing World?"
Impact of Mobile Applications from developing Markets
on Mature Economies
Prof. Gary Marsden, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Talk

 

BUSINESS MODELS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Chair: Christian Merz, SAP Research, Karlsruhe

Mobile Broadband Community Center
Jean-Marc Cannet, Alcatel-Lucent, Paris
Talk

 

Computing for Socio Economic Development
Dr. Kentaro Toyama, Microsoft Research India, Bangalore, India
Talk

 

AFFORDABLE INFRASTRUCTURE FOR EVERYONE, EVERYWHERE
Chair: Prof. Dr. Jörg Eberspächer, Technische Universität München, Munich

From Voice to Broadband Data – Affordable Communications in
Emerging Markets
Frank Oehler, Strategy and Business Development, Nokia Siemens
Networks, Espoo, Finland
Talk

 

Leapfrogging ICT with Cloud Computing in Emerging Countries
Dr. Hagen Wenzek, Corporate Strategy, IBM, Armonk, NY
Talk

 

PANEL DISCUSSION
ICT and Economic Development in Underserved Markets –
A Chicken and Egg Problem
Chair: Prof. Dr. Arnold Picot, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich
Participants:
Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, ATCON, Lagos, Nigeria
Anriette Esterhuyzen, Association for Progressive Communications, Melville, South Africa
Dr. Arnulf Heuermann, Detecon International, Bonn
Samia Melhem, The Worldbank Group, Washington D.C.
Thorsten Scherf, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Bonn
Discussion