The Program

Day 1
28 Aug 2015
Day 2
29 Aug 2015

Welcome & Opening

Keynote Address and Official Launch of the National Partnership for Harnessing The Data Revolution on Sustainable Development  H.E. Hon. William Samoei Ruto, EGH, Deputy President, Republic of Kenya Speeches from key Government leaders, civil society and private sector on the different perspectives of sustainable development and the data revolution for...
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H.E. Hon. William Samoei Ruto, EGH
Hon Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya, EGH
Hon. Prof. Judy Wakhungu
Prof. Sanjeev Khagram
Maurice MakOloo
Dr. Korir Sing’oei
Prof. Tade Aina
10:30

Break

Plenary: Structural transformation for inclusive and people-Centered development in Kenya

The Heads of State and Government at the 23rd AU Summit within the Common African Position on Post2015 Agenda, were convinced of the need for a structural transformation for inclusive & people centered development in Africa. That such a development approach requires: development of adequate policy space and productive capacities,...
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Agnes Odhiambo
Karen Rono
Robert Mugo
Hon Dr Wilbur Otichillo, MP
Daudi Were
Kiringai Kamau
Muchiri Nyaggah

Cafe Conversations

Café Conversations: weaving conversations across cultures.
12:45

Lunch

Plenary: “Leave no one behind”

The high level Synthesis Panel Report of the Secretary General of the United Nations outlined that we must keep faith with the original promise of the MDGs, reminding us that post 2015 should move from reducing to ending extreme poverty, in all its forms. To this end, the world, including...
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Rosalyn Nandwa
Dr Sam Thenya
Roseline Kihumba
Kavengo Matundu
George Nengo

Demo Pit

Session Chair: Leo Mutuku, Interim Research Lead, iHub Ms. Jamila Abass, CEO, MFarm LTD – MFarm Mr. Stephane Eboko, Chief Revenue Officer, Ma3route – Ma3route  Dr. Catherine Mwangi, Mhealth Kenya Ms. Linet Kwamboka, CEO, Data Science – The National Economic Map Dr. Benjamin Piper, Chief of Party – Tusome Program,...
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RTI
Digital Shamba
mHealth Kenya
Datascience
Development Initiatives (DI)
ma3route
mFarm

Global Partnership on Sustainable Development Data Cocktail:

Master of Ceremonies: Mr. Casper Sitemba, Senior Director, Intergovernmental Relations, Office of the Deputy President
Andrew Zolli
Linet Kwamboka
Casper Sitemba
Prof. Sanjeev Khagram
Dr. Fred Matiang’i

Recap of Day 1

Lead Rapporteur The Pillars have been meeting and working for about one month prior to the National Forum. The session will listen to progress and key highlights from the month long conversation on how the specific pillars will harness that data revolution for sustainable development in Kenya. The reports will...
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Climate Change

Session Chair: Dr. Cosmas Ochieng, Executive Director, The African Centre for Technology Studies 2015 is a critical year for combating climate change both in Kenya and globally. Global leaders are preparing to meet in December in Paris at the 21st meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP21) to negotiate a...
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Dr. Joseph Mukabana
Dr. Ayo Orindi
Edward Mungai
Dr. Cosmas Ochieng
10:45

Coffee/Tea Break

Presentations by Pillar Working Groups

The Pillars have been meeting and working for about one month prior to the National Forum. The session will listen to progress and key highlights from the month long conversation on how the specific pillars will harness that data revolution for sustainable development in Kenya. The reports will give the...
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Dickson Omondi
Grace Githaiga
Alberta Wambua
Zoravar Singh
Dr. John Mugo
13:00

Lunch

Closing Plenary: “Towards a National Data Revolution: Prospects”

Session Chair:Dr. Korir SingOei, Legal Advisor & Head, Legislative and Intergovernmental Liaison Office (LiLO), The Presidency. This plenary will offer a few thoughts and inspiration towards the continuation of work begun by the National Forum on Data Revolution.
Philip Schönrock
Dozie Ezigbalike
Dr. Stephen Karingi
Dr. Agnes Kalibata
Dr. Paul Zeitz
Rosemary Okello Orlale
Dr. Korir Sing’oei

Key Announcements & Vote of Thanks

Steering Committee, National Forum on Harnessing the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development
Philip Thigo