Be Inspired

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10:00 Bernie Hollywood OBE
Welcome and Introduction
13:45 Dr Alasdair Allan
Scottish Government Minister for
International Development and Europe
10:10 Stephen Kelly
How technology can change the way people do business in developing countries
14:05 Mark Beaumont
Athlete, Broadcaster, Ambassador
Perspectives on Technology during Africa Solo
(video presentation)
10:30 Roland Bone
Vice President, Barclays
Challenges of Remitting Funds to Aid Recipients in Conflict Areas
14:10 Judith Hermetter
Head of Communications, onebillion
Education in the Hands of the Child
10:50 Matthew Gardiner
Techfugees NGO Engagement Lead
WiFi and Beyond: Tech Stacks in Refugee Aid
14:30 Charlotte Scott
International Advisory Board of Mwabu
Transforming Primary Education with Technology? Lessons from Rural Zambia
11:00 Bernie Hollywood OBE
14:50 Sir Dermot Turing
11:10 Coffee, Posters, Exhibition & Networking 15:00 Tea, Posters, Exhibition & Networking
11:30 Christopher Baker-Brian
Co-founder and CTO of BBOXX
BBOX: Scaling Up Off-Grid Energy in Rural Africa
15:20 Steve Clayton
Microsoft’s Chief Storyteller
Connecting the World with White Spaces
(live from Seattle by Skype)
11:50 James Turing
Founder and Director, The Turing Trust
The SolarBerry: Computing in a Container
15:40 Hayley Sudbury
CEO and Founder, Werkin
Social Impact of Technology in Closing the Gender Gap Across the World.
12:00 Dr Geoffrey Siwo
Research Scientist, IBM Johannesburg
Stopping the Spread of Disease with Sensors
15:50 Amanda Regan
Engineer & Project Manager,
European Space Agency
Earth Observations in Disaster Management
12:20 Eva Kaplan
Innovation Specialist, UNICEF Jordan
Smart Refugee Camps: Using Predictive Analytics for Waste Water Collection
16:10 Sir Dermot Turing
12:40 Bernie Hollywood OBE
16:20 Professor Sir Tim O’Shea
Principal and Vice Chancellor
of the University of Edinburgh
Closing Remarks
12:50 Lunch, Posters, Exhibition & Networking 16:30 Close of Conference

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