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“Data for Development” Session at GSMA Mobile360

26 July, 2016 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM EDT

(Dar es Salaam, Tanzania) The GSMA’s Mobile360 – Africa conference gathers operators, government officials, ICT, finance, NGO and media leaders across Sub-Saharan Africa and beyond to evaluate how we can elevate access across the region with focus on digital inclusion, network coverage and customers’ quality of experience.

On Tuesday 26 July at 2:30pm there will be a session on “Data for Development” which will explore new findings from initiatives that use mobile operator data to address social and development challenges across Africa. Panellists will discuss emerging trends impacting the data for development space, provide suggestions for overcoming barriers and share insights from the most promising examples of where and how mobile data is having a positive impact.


  • Edward Anderson, Senior Technology & Innovation Specialist, World Bank
  • John Quinn , Lead Data Scientist, UN Global Pulse
  • Nicolas de Cordes, Vice President Marketing Anticipation, Orange Group
  • Moderated by Kyla Reid, Head of Digital Identity, GSMA

More information at: http://www.mobile360series.com/africa/#agenda


26 July, 2016
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM EDT
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