International Conference 2017



Sustainable development has become one of the major global issues of this era. In recognition of the world’s need for sustainability, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by world leaders at the United Nations summit in September 2015 came into force on 1 January, 2016. Information Technology enabled innovation is integral to incorporating sustainability into global development. The 13th International Conference will provide a unique opportunity to bring together stakeholders from government, industry, academia, the United Nations, multilateral agencies, international organizations, youth groups and civil society to share knowledge and experiences towards leveraging IT Innovation to achieve more sustainable and inclusive societies. Actionable initiatives and solutions will be developed through collaborative dialogue, keynotes, presentations, demonstrations and panels during the Conference.

Theme: Information Technology Innovation for Sustainable Development

Sub themes:

  1. Poverty Eradication, Food Security and Digital Inclusion
  2. eHealth, mHealth and Innovation – Sustainable Healthcare for All
  3. Digital Economies: Capacity Building, Startups and Youth Innovation
  4. Sustainable Infrastructure for Innovation, Research and Development
  5. Closing the Digital Gender Gap
  6. Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change – The IT Innovation Imperative
  7. Smart Cities, IT Parks and Digital Nations
  8. E-Government, Digital Development and E-Readiness
  9. Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Digital Privacy
  10. Education for All through IT Innovation
  11. Disruptive Technologies for Sustainability: Mobility, IoT, Big Data and Cloud
  12. Agricultural Systems
  13. Robotics
  14. Transport and Traffic Technology


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