Call for speakers now open - 12th ICT4D Conference in Abuja, Nigeria. April 21-23 2020

12 November, 2019


Inspire and Make an Impact

Be a speaker at the 12th ICT4D Conference taking place April 21 - 23 2020 in Abuja, Nigeria

CRS and the ICT4D Conference Committee encourage you to submit your speaker application on Health and Nutrition via the website:

We will be looking for proposals demonstrating practical and meaningful impact along with innovation in Health and Nutrition

Specific areas of interest may include:

Digital tools for improved service delivery

Artificial intelligence: advances, uses and potential

ICT4D and SBC: How do end-users interact with ICT (social media, online communities, digital storytelling, phone prompts) which change behaviours

Lessons from success and failure in regional, cross border and horizontal collaboration with other sectors and actors

Big data for evidence of impact at scale.

Training and capacity building for Social Services and Healthcare Workers in responsible data and technology use

Applications of standardization and principles to digital health programs

Emerging technologies in healthcare and community setting

Health Information Systems architecture

Digital health strategies, governance structures and emerging best practices

Selection criteria will be based on the following:

Credibility and experience of presenter/organization

Practical focus and lessons learned

Clarity of the submitted abstract

Relevance of abstract to conference themes

Verifiable results and impact of the program/project

Extent to which the program/project is replicable and scalable

Exceptional innovation in ICT4D

Diversity of speaker or beneficiary audience: this includes and but is not limited to gender, age, ethnicity, previous participation as a speaker, region speaker is based.

Closing date for submissions: November 30 2019. Applicants will be notified from mid-December. We particularly welcome applications from women, youth and people with disabilities.

Join your ICT4D community of non-governmental agencies, private sector companies, multi-lateral and government agencies, academic and research institutions, and aid and development funding organizations in Abuja in April 2020.

For more information on the Conference and the application process, please visit

We look forward to receiving your application!

ICT4D Conference Committee