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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 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Public Access ICT: What we know about impact and how to amplify it - Panel / Roundtable

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What is the development role of telecenters, cybercafés, libraries and ICT training centers in a world increasingly inter-connected through mobiles? The discussion will focus on five topics: a review of recent public access impact findings, and a dialogue centered on four critical impact challenges: i. serving rural communities; ii. increasing women’s participation; iii. empowering low-income people; iv. expanding digital literacy.

Moderators
avatar for Osama Manzar

Osama Manzar

founder & director, digital empowerment foundation
Osama Manzar works towards Eradicating Information Poverty in India through Digital Interventions. Enabling people @ the edge of information and empowering unserved communities with access to information using Internet, Broadband and Wireless access through the use of open spectrum. Osama has written several books and writes regularly for Mint at http://livemint.com and sits at various committees at Ministry of Comm & IT and also Ministry of... Read More →

Speakers
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Nor Alias Aziah

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia
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Dorothea Kleine

Reader, Director, ICT4D Centre, Royal Holloway University of London
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Marhaini Mohd N.

Senior Lecturer, Policy Studies and Development, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia
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Patricia Peña

Assistant Professor of Digital Communication and Journalism, Instituto de la Comunicación e Imagen (ICEI), Universidad de Chile
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Francisco J Proenza

Amy Mahan Research Fellowship Project to Assess the Impact of Public Access to ICT, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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Marion Walton

University of Cape Town


Friday May 15, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am
Lecture Theatre 6 (LT6) Block NS2 NS2-02-05

Attendees (16)