Monday, April 18, 2011

Gill's Notes::ICT -live webcasts from the World Bank

This is a reminder about this series of events. The first session starts today, March 28, at 08:00am Washington D.C. time

The latest agenda as well as the presentations are available at

Join us via live webcast.

ICT Days @ The World Bank
ICT Days @ The World Bank will take place March 28 through March 31, 2011. The 19 sessions offered are a joint undertaking of the Sustainable Development Network, the Finance and Private Sector Development Network and the World Bank Institute, illustrating the prevalence and ubiquity of ICTs in the development and knowledge agenda today. The overall theme of the week is "Innovate, Connect and Transform". This annual event will bring World Bank staff and country clients together in person and virtually to engage in learning, experience sharing and networking.

1. eGovernment Public-Private Partnerships Day. Monday, March 28, 2011, 8:00 am to 5:30 pm Washington DC time. More details: 
2. ICT Connectivity Infrastructure Day. Tuesday, March 29, 2011, 8:00 am to 2:45 pm Washington DC time. More details: (Note: session 1 and session 2 - from 08:15 to 10:15am - are for World Bank staff only and will not be accessible to external webcast viewers; all other sessions are open to all viewers).
3. eTransform Day: Using ICT to enable transformation of service delivery and accountability. Day 1: Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Day 2: Thursday, March 31, 2011, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Washington DC time. More details:
4. ICT for Competitiveness and Innovation Day. Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Washington DC time.

Live Webcast:

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rtsp:// for Blackberry devices (9700 and 9800 models only) for Apple devices (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad)

To register for participation in person in Washington D.C. (World Bank HQ) or via live webcast, please send an email to . Please specify the session you are willing to join and indicate the preferred mode of participation (in person or webcast). The confirmed participants willing to join in person in Washington will be notified by email (we are constrained by the capacity of the conference rooms booked for the respective sessions).

While watching live webcast, please send your questions and comments using Adobe Connect chat. To connect through your computer, please click on the following link:

When the Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Meeting screen appears,
(1) select the Enter as a Guest option,
(2) type your first and last name in the corresponding text box and
(3) click on the Enter Room button. 

Recorded webcast will be available at:

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