G3ict: The Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs
Find Us: FacebookTwitterLinkedInFlickrRSS Share:
Search | Site Map | Contact
You're currently not logged in. Login | Register
Home  »  Events  »  Schedule  »  Agenda

Day -2: Saturday, October, 19, 2013
08:30 - 12:30 The Global Symposium on Economic Development and Vitality
8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m:. Introduction

• Dan Pelino, IBM, General Manager, Public Sector

8:45 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.:
The State of Technology and Economic Development: How is the transformation of today's cities and communities being enabled by instrumentation, interconnection and intelligence?
Moderator: Martin Fleming, IBM, Chief Economist and Vice President, Business Performance
• Bruce Katz, Brookings Institution, Vice President and Founding Director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program

• Randeep Sudan, World Bank, Sector Manager for Information and Communication Technologies

9:23 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.:
Healthcare: How can healthcare be a catalyst for economic development in cities and communities?

Moderator: Lisa Gallagher, HIMSS, Vice President, Technology Solutions

• Linda Becker, NorthStar Network, President and Chief Executive Author

• Peter B Anderson, M.D., The Familiar Physician, Author

9:53 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.:
Education: How can smarter technologies disrupt long-held organizational and instructional conventions around the world?

Moderator: Brian Voss, University of Maryland, Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information

• Evan Nisonson, ConnectEDU, Chief Executive Officer

• John Baker, Desire2Learn, President and Chief Executive Officer

• Tom Murphy, Urban Land Institute, Senior Resident Fellow for Urban Development

10:23 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.:
Innovation and Entrepreneurship: What are the new trends in collaborative partnerships (PPP) and how are the opportunities for local economies changing as a result?

Moderator: Bert Jarreau, National Association of Counties, Chief Innovation Officer

• Aniko Szigetvari, International Finance Corporation, Director of the Infrastructure and Natural Resources Department, Africa and Latin America

• Claudia Stevenson, InterAmerican Development Bank, Senior Specialist, Competitiveness and Innovation Division

• David French, National Retail Federation, Senior Vice President, Government Relations

10:50 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.: IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Grants

• Jen Crozier, IBM, Vice President, Global Citizen Initiatives

Coffee Break

11:08 a.m. - 11:42 a.m.:
Critical Infrastructure: How do frontier economies leverage smarter infrastructure to leap ahead in their development goals? And how are economies with legacy infrastructures defining their path for renewal?

Moderator: Jean-Pierre Auffret, George Mason University, Director, Executive Degree Programs

• Scott Belcher, Intelligent Transportation Society of America, President and Chief Executive Officer

• Stephen Gaull, Millennium Challenge Corporation, Senior Director

• Becky Harrison, GridWise Alliance, Director, Smart Grid Technology and Outreach for Progress Energy

11:45 a.m. - 12:12 p.m.:
Financial Services: How are societies becoming financially more inclusive while at the same time managing financial risk and providing transparency to encourage investment and economic development?

Moderator: Mark Gorenberg, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Managing Director

• Scott Rickards, WaterFund LLC, President, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder

• Paul Breloff, ACCION International, Founder and Managing Director, Venture Lab

• Mark Chiaviello, Standard Bank, Director, Corporate Investment Banking

12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Closing Remarks and Adjourn

• Dan Pelino, IBM, General Manager, Public Sector