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Break times for all days are as follows: Tea Break 10:30 am - 11 am | Lunch 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm | Tea Break 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Friday, May 15 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Careers in ICT4D (Panel and Career Surgery)

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ICT4D is maturing as a field and university courses relating to ICT4D are proliferating. Increasingly, employers in international agencies, development funders, private sector companies and NGOs are looking for graduates with an ICT4D skillset, even if advertised under different terminology. This panel brings together educators, employers and graduates to discuss careers in ICT4D – where they are and how we prepare students for them. Following the panel, the panelists will offer  1-to-1 career advice slots.

Moderators
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Dorothea Kleine

Reader, Director, ICT4D Centre, Royal Holloway University of London
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Bill Tucker

Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of the Western Cape
I work with community-driven ICTs in resource limited environments: assistive technology for Deaf people in Cape Town and inverse infrastructure in rural South Africa; learning how to realise community ideas in a sustainable way.

Speakers
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Arul Chib

Director & ICTD2015 Chair, Singapore Internet Research Centre
Chair
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Rich Ling

Shaw Foundation Professor in Media Technology, Nanyang Technological University
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Hannah McCarrick

Embassy of Sweden Lusaka
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Joyojeet Pal

University of Michigan, School of Communication
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Matthew Smith

Senior Program Officer, IDRC
Matthew Smith is a Senior Program Officer for the Information and Networks program, and oversees research on how information networks can be used to promote open, inclusive, and rights based information societies in the south. Before joining IDRC in 2008, Smith completed postgraduate... Read More →
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Bill Thies

Microsoft Research


Friday May 15, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Lecture Theatre 4 (LT4) Block NS4 NS4-02-34

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