Events

Digital Development Forum 2019

03 September 2019 to 04 September 2019
Manila
Philippines

The Digital Development Forum aimed to focus on the critical role of digital technology in the operational priorities under ADB’s Strategy 2030. The Forum:

  • identified ways to adopt advanced technologies in ADB operations and increase the impact of ADB projects and programs; and
  • ensured integration of the Digital Development Action Plan into the operational priorities.
Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
03 Sep 2019 Opening Remarks Bambang Susantono
03 Sep 2019 Plenary Session 1: Digital Economy Transformation in DMCs
03 Sep 2019 Plenary Session 2: Digital Development Strategy for Strategy 2030
03 Sep 2019 Operational Priority (OP) 2 Session: Women and the Digital Economy in Asia and the Pacific ADB Operational Priority 2: Accelerating Progress in Gender Equality
This presentation gives an overview of ADB's Operational Priority 2:  Accelerating progress in gender equality. It defines ADB support...
Sonomi Tanaka
03 Sep 2019 Operational Priority (OP) 2 Session: Women and the Digital Economy in Asia and the Pacific Resilience Networks: Gender, Open Data, and Geospatial Technologies
This presentation discusses new technologies, particularly those related to mapping, that help drive better development interventions.
Celina Agaton
03 Sep 2019 Operational Priority (OP) 2 Session: Women and the Digital Economy in Asia and the Pacific Investing in Women’s Capabilities Women in STEM Workforce Readiness and Development Programme
How can we design digital technology interventions to prevent potentially negative impacts such as women’s job replacements? In this presentation...
Linartes Viloria
03 Sep 2019 Operational Priority (OP) 2 Session: Women and the Digital Economy in Asia and the Pacific Tonga: Introducing eGovernment through Digital Health
Digital health is the convergence of digital technologies with health, healthcare, living, and society to enhance the efficiency of healthcare...
Pamela Wyatt
03 Sep 2019 Operational Priority (OP) 1 Session: Addressing Remaining Poverty and Reducing Inequality Digital Revolution in Education
How can human capital be strengthened in the context of digital economy (future job and digital skills, digital divide)? Download this presentation...
Paul Kim
03 Sep 2019 Operational Priority (OP) 3 Session: Tackling Climate Change, Disaster Resilience, and Environmental Sustainability ADB Operational Priority 3: Tackling Climate Change, Disaster Resilience, and Environmental Sustainability
This presentation gives an overview of ADB Operational Priority 3:  Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience...
Preety Bhandari
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
04 Sep 2019 Operational Priority (OP) 5 Session: Promoting Rural Development and Food Security Digital Technologies in Agriculture – Trends and Focus Areas
Learn how agri-tech is driving the next generation revolution in global agriculture markets.
Amit Vatsyayan
04 Sep 2019 Operational Priority (OP) 5 Session: Promoting Rural Development and Food Security Emerging Digital Technologies for Agriculture in Central Asia
Check out how digital techmologies are helping improve rural development and food security in Central Asia. 
Mahinakhon Suleymanova
04 Sep 2019 Operational Priority (OP) 6 Session: Strengthening Governance and Institutional Capacity GovTech: Getting the Fundamentals Right
This presentation explains the concept of GovTech and shares some lessons that other countries can learn from Singapore.
Eduardo Araral, Jr
04 Sep 2019 Operational Priority (OP) 6 Session: Strengthening Governance and Institutional Capacity Getting GovTech Ready for Artificial Intelligence
When and how should GovTech adopt artificial intelligence? What enabling environment needs to be in place? Download this presentation to...
Stephanie Sy
04 Sep 2019 Operational Priority (OP) 7 Session: Promoting Regional Cooperation and Integration Global Value Chains and 4th Industrial Revolution: Towards a Consumer-Centered Economy
In the digital economy, vast amount of consumer information is collected. The Fourth Industrial Revolution also allows to integrate this...
Matthias Helble
04 Sep 2019 Operational Priority (OP) 7 Session: Promoting Regional Cooperation and Integration Digital Technologies and Trade
How will emerging digital technologies impact the costs, content, volume, value, and pattern of Asia’s intra- and interregional trade flows ...
Tengfei Wang

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