Fourth Industrial Revolution

Education

Smart Cities

About DSDF 2017

The Digital Strategies for Development Summit (DSDS) has become a venue for high-impact discussions on ICT for Development since 2014.

Now rebranded as Digital Strategies for Development Forum (DSDF), the event tackles country and sectoral/thematic development strategies towards Digital Economy in Asia and the Pacific.

DSDF 2017 will be held back-to-back with the 14th APT Telecommunication/ICT Development Forum (ADF-14) on September 5-6.

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Program



  7 SEPTEMBER 2017

TIME PROGRAM
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m Registration
9:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks
Stephen Groff
Vice President (Operations 2), Asian Development Bank (ADB)
9:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Opening Address
Areewan Haorangsi
Secretary General, Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT)

Message from the DICT Secretary
John Henry Naga
Assistant Secretary, Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), Philippines
9:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Group Photo and Networking Break
10:15 a.m.- 10:45 a.m. THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION



Keynote Speech | “The Fourth Industrial Revolution:Its Impact on
Business, Society and Development”


The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4th IR)is already here. The way it disrupts society is happening at exponential rates, and its effects are felt across the globe. Still, not everyone recognizes it. The first keynote speech will highlight the impact of the 4th IR to different sectors – business, social, and development – and how further these will be shaped by this current revolution.

Keynote Presentation by Sandeep Aneja
Managing Partner, Kaizen Private Equity

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10:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Plenary Session | “How Ready are We? Digital Strategies for the 4th IR”

Through vast technological innovations, what was once deemed futuristic is now reality. The 4th IR has permeated through all the sectors of society, and everyone now must make the most out of it. Stemming from the earlier keynote speech, this session will highlight various digital strategies employed in private and public spaces as the 4th IR happens.

Speakers:
Ramanathan Ramanan

Senior Vice President, TATA Consultancy Services concurrently, Mission Director, ATAL Innovation Mission, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog

Shrikant Sinha
CEO, National Association of Software and Services Companies
(NASSCOM) Foundation


Simon Gee
Managing Director, TechSoup Asia Pacific.

Rey Lugtu
President & Managing Director, The Engage Philippines

Shirin Hamid
Principal Director, Office of Information Systems of Technology (OIST)
Asian Development Bank (ADB)


Emanuela Lecchi
Head, Public Policy, GSMA

Moderator: Sreenivas Narayanan
Managing Director, Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST)
12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch Break
FUTURE SKILLS AND EDUCATION

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Plenary Session | Future Skills and Education

ICT has far-reaching effects on education, both in formal and informal settings. The two presentations in this segment will examine transformation, trends, and implications of ICT in the whole learning system – from management to delivery of interventions.

“E-ducation: The Future of Education and Training”

Speakers:
Holly Clark

Educational Strategist, EdTechTeam

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Vincent Quah
Business Lead, Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

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“Transformation of Education and Skills Development Preparing
for the 4th Industrial Revolution Era”


Speakers:
Peck Cho

Distinguished Professor, Dongguk University, Republic of Korea

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Moderator: Brajesh Panth
Technical Advisor, Education, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m Networking Break
3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions | Education

Despite challenges faced in the 4th IR, the world has been greatly renewed with numerous benefits that technology has offered. Beyond the challenges, these breakout sessions aim to tackle the opportunities through which ICT has been contributing to improved access to education, the delivery of quality learning and teaching, and overall education administration.

4A. Teaching Teachers: Preparing Trainers for ICT in education

The vitality of teachers in education process cannot be overstated. Hence, in the context of ICT in education, the capacity of trainers also need to be given as much attention as the students who will be the end-recipients. This session will look at how the teachers and trainers can fully be prepared to harvest the benefits ICT has instore for the education sector.

Speakers:
Jonghwi Park

Programme Specialist, Educational Innovation and Skills Development,
United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO)


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Holly Clark
Educational Strategist, EdTech Team

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Sungsup Ra
Director, South Asia Department (SARD) Human and Social Development
Division (SAHS), Asian Development Bank (ADB)


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Moderator: John Ruero
President, Philippine Society for IT Educators (PSITE)

4B. Beyond the Books: e-Learning Contents and Digital Technologies at Classrooms

With everything going digital, it is imperative that society pays attention to the utilization of digital education contents and teaching methods. With so many resources available in the palm of our hands, this session will study trends on digital classroom tools that are meant to facilitate more efficient and more engaging learning processes.

Speakers:
Shanti Divaharan

Associate Dean, Pedagogical Development and
Innovations National Institute of Education, Singapore


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Rabi Karmacharya
Executive Director, Open Learning Exchange (OLE) Nepal

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Eiko Izawa
Unit Head, Project Administration, Social Sector Division, Central and West
Asia Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB)


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Moderator: Natalie Jorge
Executive Director, Bato Balani Foundation

4C. Localized ICT4E: Integrating ICT in Education Sector Development Program

This session features case studies on the roles and methods that ICT has played in various national government educational reform programs – in both the traditional classroom-oriented setting, and in non-classroom set-up and vocational education. Learn how these countries managed to apply ICT in its local education context.

Speaker:
Aida Yuvienco

Director for Information and Communications Technology Service
Department of Education (DepEd), Philippines.


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Yeshey Lhendup
Deputy Chief Programme Officer, Ministry of Education, Bhutan

Dae Joon Hwang
Professor, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea

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Norman LaRocque
Principal Education Specialist, Central and West Asia Department,
Asian Development Bank (ADB)


Shanti Jagannathan
Senior Education Specialist, South Asia Department
Asian Development Bank (ADB)


Moderator: Lovelaine Basillote
Executive Director, Philippine Business for Education
6:00 p.m., onwards Welcome Dinner hosted by DICT Philippines
Venue: Ballroom BCDE, Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria

  8 SEPTEMBER 2017

TIME PROGRAM
Special Session on High-Level Technology Round-table Discussion
8:00 a.m.-09:00 a.m Registration
9:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Introductory Session
Insightful Video on “4th Industrial Revolution“
9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Roundtable Discussion on High-Level Technologies—Implication
for Development


Chaired by Bambang Susantono
Vice President for Knowledge Management, Asian Development Bank

Advanced technologies, more than ever, are crucial in various development interventions. The input speech in this session will analyze how the adoption of high level technologies can help to address Development challenges. It will be followed by a panel discussion among sector representatives to talk about challenges and opportunities that high-level technology may present in their respective industries.

Keynote Speech by Ramanathan Ramanan
Senior Vice President, TATA Consultancy Services concurrently, Mission Director, ATAL Innovation Mission, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog

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High-level Technology Roundtable Discussion
Ramanathan Ramanan
Senior Vice President, TATA Consultancy Services concurrently, Mission Director, ATAL Innovation Mission, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog

Holly Clark
Educational Strategist, EdTechTeam

Jeffrey Tung
Head of R&D, Singapore & Southeast Asia, 3M.

Vincent Quah
Business Lead, Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Public Sector, Amazon Web Services

Sandeep Aneja
Managing Partner, Kaizen Private Equity

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11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
SMART CITIES AND SMART MOBILITY
1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions | Smart Mobility

The next breakout sessions will take a closer look at how ICT can affect certain smart city components, and how it aims to empower organizations to utilize these tools for the improvement of their business and the industry as a whole.

6A. What Makes Urban Transportation System Smart?

What makes up an intelligent transport system (ITS)? This breakout session breaks down important components of the transportation systems of the future – particularly cloud-based services and e-payment services, which are being steadily adopted for their convenience and simplicity.

Speakers:
Bryan Wong

Public Sector Lead – ASEAN, Amazon Web Services

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Silvester Prakasam
Director, Fare System, Land Transport Authority, Singapore

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Shigetoshi Tamoto
Senior Vice President, ITS Japan

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Moderator: Akihiko Katayama
Director, Strategy and Emerging Technology, PwC Hong Kong, China

6B. 5G, IoTs, and Sensor Networks: The Bloodstream of Smart Cities

This breakout session takes the participants through an analysis of the importance of broadband internet, 5G, IoTs and sensor networks in a true smart city. It will analyze how different components of a smart city function and stay connected anytime, anywhere.

Duncan Macintosh
CEO & Executive Director, APNIC Foundation

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Dai Young Jung
Assistant Director, Busan Metropolitan City

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Arun Ramamurthy
Senior Public Management Specialist,Sustainable Development and Climate
Change, Asian Development Bank (ADB)


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Moderator: Guillaume Mascot
Head of Government Relations & APJ India, NOKIA

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6C. Plugged-in: Building Out Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructures

The adoption of electric vehicles is slowly changing the direction of population mobility. With the transport sector contributing to a sizeable percentage of greenhouse gas emission, the switch to renewable sources of energy and electricity production has been the go-to response to sustainable transportation solutions. The session will present the current technologies being applied on electric vehicles and charging infrastructure, and how these have been working in advanced cities in different parts of the globe.

Speakers:
Terence Siew

Regional Manager, Asia, Greenlots

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Edmund Araga
Vice President, Electric Vehicles Association of the Philippines (eVAP)

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Anthony Agoncillo
EV Project Manager, Meralco

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Yongping Zhai
Technical Advisor, Energy, Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Moderator: Maria Danielle Guillen
Senior Advisor for Transport and Climate Change and TRANSfer Projects, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale
Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH


3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Networking Break
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Closing Plenary | “Networks for Networks: The Role of Stakeholders and the Need for Integration, Collaboration, and Cooperation”

The last session ties together all the information from the two-day Forum by putting at the fore ways on how the attendees can work together and maximize the opportunities for collaboration. Through the panelists, the delegates will be urged to go beyond the conventional partnership ideas. Instead, they will be led to forge smart partnerships for a smarter future.

Speakers:
Ramanathan Ramanan

Senior Vice President, TATA Consultancy Services concurrently, Mission Director, ATAL Innovation Mission, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog

Akihiko Katayama
Director, Strategy and Emerging Technology, PwC Hong Kong, China

Monchito Ibrahim
Undersecretary, Department of Information and Communications Technology
(DICT) Philippines

Gil-Hong Kim
Senior Director concurrently Chief Sector Officer, Sustainable Development and
Climate Change Department (SDCC) Sector Advisory Service Cluster (SDSC),
Asian Development Bank (ADB)


Areewan Haorangsi
Secretary General, Asia-Pacific Telecommunity

Moderator: Sreenivas Narayanan
Managing Director, Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST)

16:30 – 16:45 Closing Remarks

250+

Delegates from all over the region

30+

International ICT and sectoral thought leaders and speakers

15+

Interactive streams to discover new strategies and exchange ideas

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