DigitalxADB: Driving Digital Development Across Asia and the Pacific

Events

DigitalxADB: Driving Digital Development Across Asia and the Pacific

11 October 2021 to 29 October 2021

Digital technologies are today’s most powerful drivers of change. DigitalxADB aims to raise awareness and build broad consensus within ADB to continue focusing on the digital opportunities that lie ahead in a world reshaped by COVID-19.

This event is designed to help ADB’s people and partners learn more about the digital technologies that are being brought to the forefront of our operations, investments, and work.

DigitalxADB consists of four thematic tracks. They highlight different dimensions of the digital transformation currently undergoing both at the institutional and operational levels of ADB.

  1. DigitalxInfrastructure
  2. DigitalxWork
  3. DigitalxGovernment
  4. DigitalxEconomy

The event offers a rich portfolio of sessions, including:

  • High-level conversations to inform the future direction of the institutional and operational digital transformation of ADB
  • Discussions on ADB’s digital strategy and transformation agenda
  • Showcasing of ADB’s digital initiatives, highlighting the digital adaptations in design, delivery, and monitoring in operations
  • Experiential learning in new technology-based and data-driven solutions for ADB operations to reinforce the new digital and collaborative ways of working
  • Marketplace highlighting emerging technologies with strong potential to disrupt and contribute to ADB’s operations.

Know more about this event here.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
11 Oct 2021 11 October 2021 ACCELERATION OF DIGITAL FOR DEVELOPMENT
11 Oct 2021 11 October 2021 Opening Remarks Masatsugu Asakawa
11 Oct 2021 11 October 2021 Keynote Dave Wright, Chief Innovation Officer, ServiceNow
11 Oct 2021 11 October 2021 Keynote David Rutter, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, R3
11 Oct 2021 11 October 2021 TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR DEVELOPMENT
11 Oct 2021 11 October 2021 Panel Discussion Moderated by Ahmed M. Saeed
11 Oct 2021 11 October 2021 Panelist Tanya Hotchkiss, Executive Vice President, Cantilan Bank
11 Oct 2021 11 October 2021 Panelist Ramayya Krishnan, Dean and Professor of Management Science and Information Systems, Carnegie Mellon University
11 Oct 2021 11 October 2021 Panelist Kate Wilson CEO, Digital Impact Alliance, UN Foundation
11 Oct 2021 11 October 2021 Panelist Nicolas Betbeder-Matibet, Regional President of the Asia Pacific and Japan Region, Software AG
11 Oct 2021 12 October 2021 DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE AS THE KEY DRIVER FOR ASIA’S RECOVERY AND RESILIENCE
11 Oct 2021 12 October 2021 Keynote Bambang Susantono
11 Oct 2021 12 October 2021 ACHIEVING THE UNIVERSAL DIGITAL ACCESS
11 Oct 2021 12 October 2021 Panel Discussion Moderated by Cleo Kawawaki
11 Oct 2021 Presentations Impact of Policymaking and State of Mobile Broadband Connectivity in South Asia
This presentation gives an overview on the state of mobile broadband connectivity in selected South Asian countries.
Chee Kheong Foong
11 Oct 2021 Presentations ICDF’s GIS/EO technologies and AI applications: Marine MarineDebris Detection, Agriculture Monitoring, and Forest Pest Management
This presentation gives an overview on utilizing GIS/EO technologies in agriculture and environment protection.
Yan-You Chen, Chi-Farn Chen
11 Oct 2021 Presentations Building National ID Principles on Identification for Development - Thailand's Perspective
This presentation gives an overview on the implementation of National ID System in Thailand.
Tipsuda Thavaramara
11 Oct 2021 Presentations High Precision Package (HPP)
Presentation onsafer, faster way to capture, measure, and analyze yoursite survey data.
Alex Ramirez

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