AGENDA

DAY ONE

08:30 - REGISTRATION

09:00 - Welcome and Introduction to the Summit - Reem, Life and Business Skills Mentor for Syrian Youth (from Syria, living in Jordan) and Mo’men, 19, Participated in technology course at youth center (from Jordan)

09:20 - Overview of the Summit - Mark Chapple Head of No Lost Generation (World Vision)

09:30 - Opening Remarks: National support for ICT-enabled initiatives - Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (tbc)

09:50 - The Context for Adolescents and Youth in NLG Countries - Amie Wells, Adolescents and Youth Adviser - Middle East (Mercy Corps) see presentation

10:05 - NLG Tech Task Force: A model for collective impact- Leila Toplic, NLG TechTask Force Lead (NetHope) see presentation

10:20 - Panel: Achieving a greater scale and impact through cross-sector, tech-enabled collaborations - Lindsey Kneuven, Head of Social Impact (Pluralsight); Amie Wells, Adolescents and Youth Adviser - Middle East (Mercy Corps);  Barbara Bergamini, Education Adviser (Norwegian Refugee Council), Tamara Fadi Zakharia, Youth Innovation Officer (UNICEF)

Moderator: Leila Toplic, NLG Tech TaskForce Lead (NetHope)

11:15 - Coffee & Marketplace - Opportunity to network, see demonstrations and hear pitches at exhibitor stalls

11:35 - Launch of the Adobe 1324 Challenge with Mercy Corps - Leila Toplic, NLG Tech TaskForce Lead (NetHope); Amie Wells, Adolescents and Youth Adviser - Middle East (Mercy Corps) and Adobe Youth see presentation

11:55 - Education Challenges: in our own words - Mohammed, 28, Online Training Facilitator (from Syria living in Jordan) and  Nada, 26, Coach Coordinator (from Jordan)

12:10 - EdTech for Learning in Emergencies and Displaced Settings: Key findings  - Luke Stannard, Research Officer (Save the Children UK) see presentation

12:20 - The Degree is Dead  - Hugh Bosely, Founder and Executive Director (ReBootKamp) see presentation

12:35 - Lunch & Marketplace - Opportunity to network, see demonstrations and hear pitches at exhibitor stalls

13:55 - Welcome Back - Mark Chapple, Head of No Lost Generation (World Vision)

14:00 - Panel: How technology is transforming teaching and learning - Zaid Masri, CEO (Salalem); Lea Batal, Lebanon Country Representative and Partnerships Coordinator, (Kiron Open Higher Education) see presentation;  Nidal Khalifeh, CEO & Founder (SAFWA and eDaura); Tom Hayton, Global Creative Director (Techfugees). 

Moderator: Stephen Richardson, INEE Tech TaskForce and Education Project Manager (Norwegian Refugee Council) 

14:55 - Panel: Twenty-first century skills  - Afnan Ali, Founder, (Eureka Tech Academy) see presentation; Mike Dawson, CEO (Ustaad Mobile), Noor Homoud, Country Lead Jordan (Digital Opportunity Trust) see presentation

Moderator: Mark Chapple, Head of No Lost Generation (World Vision)

15:50 - Coffee & Marketplace - Opportunity to network, see demonstrations and hear pitches at exhibitor stalls

16:05 - Employment Challenges: in our own words - Isra’a, 19, from Syria living in Jordan ; Ward, 24, Youth-Led Market Assessment participant from Jordan, AbdelRahman, 20 from Syria living in Jordan (all Youth-Led Market Assessment participants)   

16:20 -  Expanding Economic Opportunity for Displaced Youth - Matthew Hochbrueckner (Senior Officer Partnership Management, WFP) see presentation

16:40 -   Main Stage - Panel: Employability -  Matthew Hochbrueckner (Senior Officer Partnership Management, WFP);                                Mohamed Jinini (CSR Program Manager, Cisco); Marianne Bitar Karam (Director of MENA Operations & Lebanon                                Country Director, Digital Opportunity Trust), Ayman Arandi (Head -Jordan,  Hult Prize Foundation)

              Moderator: Leila Toplic (No Lost Generation Tech TaskForce, NetHope)

             King Hussein Building, Club Room B: English Language Training: generating new ideas to improve quality and                       increase scale Ben Webster, CEO (Jamiya) and Francis  Randle, Senior Project Manager LASER (British Council

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17:35 - End of Day One


DAY TWO

08:30 - OPEN DOORS

09:00 - Introduction to Day Two -  Mark Chapple, Head of No Lost Generation (World Vision)

09:10 - Microsoft and Humanitarian Action: Non-profit digital transformation - Justin Nelson, Programme Manager (Microsoft Philanthropies) see presentation

09:25 - Participation & Representation Challenges: in our own words - Reem, Life and Business Skills Mentor for Syrian Youth (from Syria, living in Jordan) and Ibrahim, 29,  ICT and online course facilitator ( from Syria living in Jordan)

09:40 - Panel: Youth persectives on participation and representation of young people - Tiba, 23, Tech for Social Benefit Enthusiast (from Iraq living in  Jordan); Wisam, 25, Volunteer Youth Trainer in Zaatari (from Syria living in Jordan); Hamza, 23, Student and  Volunteer Cell Phone Repair Trainer (from Syria living in Jordan) and Nada, 26, Coach Coordinator (from Jordan)

Moderator: Saif Atari (Capacity Building & Quality Management Nubader Team Leader, Mercy Corps)

10:40 - Coffee & Marketplace - Opportunity to network, see demonstrations and hear pitches at exhibitor stalls

11:10 - Hands-on Employment and Education: Product testing In Zaatari- Qasem, 20, Mahmoud, 20, Tareq, 20 and Rahaf, 18  (all members of Jeeltek, a group of 6 young Syrians doing technology product testing in Zaatari Refugee Camp) and Dmitri Pasricha, Head of Deployments (Rumie) see presentation

11:35 - Panel: Expanding economic opportunity through entrepreneurship - Maha Kattaa, Crisis Response Coordinator, ILO; Rana Al Qrinawi (Product Development & Women's Inclusivity Manager, Gaza Sky Geeks); Jumana Alkury, Co-Founder and CEO, Instatoot; Saleem Najjar, Co-Founder (Sharqi Shop)

Moderator: Khaleel Najjar (Program Manager, Youth Impact Lab, Mercy Corps)

12:30 - Lunch & Marketplace: Opportunity to network, see demonstrations and hear pitches at exhibitor stalls

                                              13:05-  King Hussein Building, Club Room B: - Community Researcher MOOC Co-Design                                                         Workshop - Diana Laudrillard, Professor of Learning with Digital Technologies (University College                                                     London, Institute of Education) and Eileen Kennedy, Senior Research Associate, RELIEF Centre                                                           and  the Centre for Global Higher Education (University College London, Institute of Education)                                                       Read more

14:00 - Welcome Back - Mark Chapple, Head of No Lost Generation (World Vision)

14:05 - Mahali Innovation Lab: Driving Community Solutions in Support of Learning - Lillie Rosen, Community Innovation Coordinator, Mahali Lab ( International Rescue Committee) see presentation

14:20 -  Main stage: The Secrets to Creating a Successful Product using Design Thinking - Aape Pohjavirta, Chief                                   Evangelist, Founder (Funzi) see presentation

            -King Hussein Building, Club Room B : Digital Identity and Citizenship: Resourceful and responsible engagement                   with digital  communities and landscapes  - Stephen Mander, Teacher Trainer (British Council) Read more

15:20 - Coffee Break: Opportunity to network, see demonstrations and hear pitches at exhibitor stalls

15:40 - Virtual Exchange and Cross-cultural Collaboration Showcase from the Aspen Institute Steven’s Initiative - Ramzi Naja (Innovative Education Fellow, Karam Foundation); Saba Yassin (Senior Program Officer, USAID Civic Initiatives Support Program, WGBH); Ihab Salameh (MENA Regional Director, Global Nomads Group)

Moderator: Danah Dajani, Regional Manager (The Aspen Institute Stevens Initiative) see presentation

16:25 - Wrap Up and Way Forward - Mark Chapple, Head of No Lost Generation (World Vision)

16:45 - END OF SUMMIT

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