BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 16.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 METHOD:REQUEST X-MS-OLK-FORCEINSPECTOROPEN:TRUE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Pacific Standard Time BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:16011104T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=1SU;BYMONTH=11 TZOFFSETFROM:-0700 TZOFFSETTO:-0800 END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:16010311T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=2SU;BYMONTH=3 TZOFFSETFROM:-0800 TZOFFSETTO:-0700 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20170906T090612Z DESCRIPTION:As the ICT4D sector has matured globally\, new opportunities\, and\nchallenges for establishing solid partnership models in development h ave\nemerged.\nThe current economic climate forces iNGOs\, local NGOs\, go vernments\,\ndonors\, multi-laterals\, and private sector entities to work together\nbetter. This includes improving collaboration\, reducing duplic ation of\neffort\, aligning strategies and technical architecture to succe ssfully\nscale ICT4D projects.\nThis webinar will discuss the difficulties and possibilities inherent\nin these new types of partnerships\, and how they can support innovation.\nExpert representatives from the private and nonprofit sectors will\nintroduce new partnership models around ICT4D inno vation and\nimplementation with governments\, solution providers\, and mob ile network\noperators that can unlock viable options for scalable and sus tainable\nsolutions.\nDiscussion agenda:\nCase Study - iNGO and software v endor: Why partner?\nThis case study examines why and how the iNGO\, Catho lic Relief Services\nis partnering with tech company\, Dimagi in order to centrally manage and\nimplement an institutional-wide ICT4D solution.\nExp loring new partnership opportunities with mobile network operators\nAs par tnerships between civil society\, and the private sector are\nmoving from philanthropy to creating shared value\, new opportunities are\narising. He ar directly from mobile network operator Orange on new\ncollaborative mode ls\, and what makes an ICT4D partnership successful.\nQ&A Panel Discussion Topics:\n- The most common pitfalls in building and maintaining ICT4D\npa rtnerships\, and how to overcome them.\n- Create inclusive shared values i n your partnerships\, not just for the\npartners but also for the communit ies.\n- How can the ICT4D community better collaborate around research\,\n innovation and implementation?\n- How to improve the facilitation of ICT4D partnerships through joint\npresentation of technical and people skills.\ n- What are organizations doing to improve diplomacy and partnership\nskil ls? What works?\n\n \n-- Do not delete or change any of the following tex t. -- \n \nJoin WebEx meeting\n \nMeeting number ( access code): 740 493 761 \nMeeting password: JbJVvps7 \n \nJoin by phon e \n+1-855-797-9485 US Toll free \n+1-415-655-0002 US Toll \nGlobal cal l-in numbers\n | Toll-free calling restric tions\n \n \nCan' t join the meeting? \n \nIf you a re a host\, go here\n to view host information.\n\nIMPO RTANT NOTICE: Please note that this WebEx service allows audio and\nother information sent during the session to be recorded\, which may be\ndiscove rable in a legal matter. By joining this session\, you\nautomatically cons ent to such recordings. If you do not consent to being\nrecorded\, discuss your concerns with the host or do not join the\nsession. \n \n DTEND;TZID="Pacific Standard Time":20170919T070000 DTSTAMP:20170906T085530Z DTSTART;TZID="Pacific Standard Time":20170919T060000 LAST-MODIFIED:20170906T090612Z LOCATION:WebEx: https://nethopestaff.webex.com/nethopestaff/j.php?MTID=m8b1 8fee83e35d65e5fefdc787ce8fd10 ORGANIZER;CN="Solutions Center":mailto:solutions.center@nethope.org PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:1 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-us:WEBINAR: The Potential and Promise of ICT4D Partners hips TRANSP:OPAQUE UID:040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E00800000000809062AC030DD301000000000000000 010000000C93B93679EC86242B9992E0D5EE549AF X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

As the ICT4D sector has matured globally\, new opportunities\, and challe nges for establishing solid partnership models in development have emerged .

The c urrent economic climate forces iNGOs\, local NGOs\, governments\, donors\, multi-laterals\, and private sector entities to work together better. Thi s includes improving collaboration\, reducing duplication of effort\, alig ning strategies and technical architecture to successfully scale ICT4D pro jects.

This webinar will discuss the difficulties and possibilities inherent in t hese new types of partnerships\, and how they can support innovation. Expe rt representatives from the private and nonprofit sectors will introduce n ew partnership models around ICT4D innovation \;and implementation wit h governments\, solution providers\, and mobile network operators that can unlock viable options for scalable and sustainable solutions.< /span>

Discussion agenda:

Case Study - iNGO and software vendor: Why partner?

This case study examines why and how the iNGO\, C atholic Relief Services is partnering with tech company\, Dimagi in order to centrally manage and implement an institutional-wide ICT4D solution.

E xploring new partnership opportunities with mobile network operators

As partnerships between civ il society\, and the private sector are moving from philanthropy to creati ng shared value\, new opportunities are arising. Hear directly from mobile network operator Orange on new collaborative models\, and what makes an I CT4D partnership successful.

Q&\;A \;Panel Discussion Topics:

- The most common pitfalls in building and maintaining ICT4D partnerships\, and how to overcome them .

- Cre ate \;inclusive shared values in your partnerships\, not just for the partners but also for the communities.

- How can the ICT4D community better colla borate around research\, innovation and implementation?< /p>

- How to improve the faci litation of ICT4D partnerships through joint presentation of technical and people skills.

- What are organizations doing to \;improve \;diplomacy a nd partnership skills? What works?

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