Registration Open – Enhancing Economic Development through Technology: Focus on Africa and other Developing Regions

Registration for CTED’s 2nd Annual Conference, Enhancing Economic Development through Technology: Focus on Africa and other Developing Regions, is now open!

The  interdisciplinary conference at the Intercontinental Hotel Abu Dhabi,  will have panels on Mobile Money, Energy, Food Security, Education and Healthcare, featuring presentations from high-level policy makers, private sector representatives, and academics from around the world. His Excellency Jerry Rawlings, Former President of the Republic of Ghana and African Union High Representative for Somalia, will deliver a distinguished lecture on the ongoing efforts and challenges to solve the humanitarian crisis facing Somalia and the Horn of Africa.

Day One: Panels from 9 am – 6 pm

Distinguished Lecture:  “Somalia, the Horn of Africa and Food Security” by His Excellency Jerry Rawlings, Former President of the Republic of Ghana and African Union High Representative for Somalia at 6 pm

Day Two: Panels from 9 am – 6 pm

To register and for more information and directions, please visit: http://nyuad.nyu.edu/institute/conference.CTED.html

 

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About CTED

CTED, as part of the New York University Abu Dhabi Research Grant, is a multidisciplinary research lab that focuses on combining economic principles, technological advances, and human-centric design to create innovative solutions for the problems experienced in emerging regions.
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