London Workshop - 2010

This one-day workshop on ICTs, climate change and development with a mixture of thematic presentations, group discussions and panel debate was held on Monday Dec 13th 2010 at Royal Holloway, University of London.

A five-page summary report from the workshop can be found here.  Links to presentations, photos and video can be found below.

Time

Activity

Speaker(s)

Online Resources

10.00

Welcome and introductions

Laurent Elder (IDRC)

Photo (1.4 MB)

10.10

Introducing ICTs, Climate Change and Development

Richard Heeks & Angelica Ospina, Centre for Development Informatics, University of Manchester, UK

PowerPoint Presentation (225 kB)

10.20

Understanding ICTs, Climate Change and Development

Angelica Ospina & Richard Heeks, Centre for Development Informatics, University of Manchester, UK

PowerPoint Presentation (358 kB)

10.40

Informational Governance of Climate Change Institutions

in Developing Countries

Laurence L. Delina, UNESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand

PowerPoint Presentation (266 kB)

11.10

Climate Change as a Strategic Priority for ICT4D Organisations

Alan Finlay, Open Research, South Africa

PowerPoint Presentation (209 kB); Workshop Photo (1.6 MB)

11.40

Break

 

 

12.10

ICts and Climate Change Mitigation In The Context Of Emerging Economies

Helen Roeth & Leena Wokeck, Asian Institute of Technology, Pathum Thani, Thailand

PowerPoint Presentation (5.3 MB)

12.40

Turning ICCD Findings into Action - Dissemination and Engagement Mechanisms and Channels

Group Discussion

Photo (1.7 MB)

13.10

Report back

 

 

13.30

Lunch

 

Online video of afternoon presentations: http://www.ictd2010.org/?page_id=1204

14.30

ICT-Enabled Learning Networks for Climate Change Adaptation

Laxmi Prasad Pant, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, University of Waterloo, Canada

PowerPoint Presentation (1.45 MB)

15.00

Disaster Management, Communities & Climate Change: Role of ICTs

Nonita T. Yap, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development,

University of Guelph, Canada

PowerPoint Presentation (280 kB)

15.30

New and Emerging ICTs For Climate Change and Development

Stergios Karanasios, Leeds Business School, University of Leeds, UK

PowerPoint Presentation (540 kB)

16.00

Break

 

 

16.30

Future Priorities for ICCD Research and Practice

Panel Debate:

- Martin Adolph (International Telecommunication Union)

- Patrick Kalas (Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation)

- Richard Labelle (The Aylmer Group)

Photo (1.4 MB)

17.00

Future Priorities for ICCD Research and Practice

Group Discussion

 

17.30

Report back

 

 

17.50

Next steps

 

 

Photostream

More photographs from the event are available at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/57312467@N04/

Sponsorship

The workshop was supported through the funding of Canada's International Development Research Centre.