Public Private Partnership to Close the Last-Mile Connectivity Gap: Looking Forward

  • Room: Cherry Blossom Ballroom
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Speaker(s)

Moderator
Alice Liu
Director of ICT4D
Jhpiego
Panelist
Jackie Chang
Global Partnerships for Free Basics
Facebook
Panelist
Larry Alder
Director, Access Strategy
Google
Panelist
Lauren Reed
Health Portfolio Manager, Qualcomm Wireless Reach
Qualcomm, Inc.
Panelist
Paul Garnett
Director, Affordable Access Initiative
Microsoft

Description

CLOSING PLENARY

Our closing plenary taps into highly-recognized corporate partners who are providing far-reaching technical capability for last-mile connectivity in support of improved health in low- and middle-income countries. Facebook, Google,  Microsoft Philanthropies, and QualComm Wireless Reach are all facilitating “last mile” connectivity and affordable access to the Internet and content in low- and middle-income countries. Join us in closing this year’s Global Digital Health Forum as we hear more about this innovative work - from headquarters strategy to local technical implementation.