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The Digital NGO: Turn Intent into Action.
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Monday, November 7
 

1:00pm

Welcome: Chairman's Report
Welcome and opening remarks from Vincent Richardson, NetHope's Chairman of the Board and CIO of Concern.

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Speakers
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Vincent Richardson

CIO, Concern
Vincent is the Chief Information Officer at Concern Worldwide, where he seeks to embrace existing and emerging technologies to make a difference in the lives of his fellow colleagues at Concern Worldwide and the lives of those in the developing world. It is for this reason that he... Read More →


Monday November 7, 2016 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Grand Ballroom

1:30pm

Annual Organization Update
NetHope CEO, Lauren Woodman, will give her annual address and updates on the state of the organization.

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Speakers
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Lauren Woodman

Chief Executive Officer, NetHope
Lauren Woodman is the Chief Executive Officer of NetHope, where she drives the organization’s aggressive movement to put advanced connective technologies in the hands of nonprofits whose work can be magnified by its power. It is her primary goal to spark the tech world’s interest... Read More →


Monday November 7, 2016 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Grand Ballroom

2:00pm

Member Fast Pitch: New Member Introductions
New NetHope Members will introduce themselves to the NetHope family of members and supporters: Team introductions, key challenges, successes and expectations for the Summit will be covered.

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Moderators
avatar for Alexandra Murillo Alpert

Alexandra Murillo Alpert

Director, Membership, NetHope
Alexandra Alpert is Director, Membership at NetHope. Her role is to facilitate members’ access to information, collaboration and participation so that each member organization can get the most out of being part of NetHope. Prior to joining NetHope, Alex served as Director of Membership... Read More →

Members & NGO Guests

Monday November 7, 2016 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Grand Ballroom

4:45pm

Panel discussion: Digital Transformation with the NGO CEO Perspective
Lauren Woodman, CEO of NetHope will moderate a panel discussion on digital transformation.

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Moderators
avatar for Lauren Woodman

Lauren Woodman

Chief Executive Officer, NetHope
Lauren Woodman is the Chief Executive Officer of NetHope, where she drives the organization’s aggressive movement to put advanced connective technologies in the hands of nonprofits whose work can be magnified by its power. It is her primary goal to spark the tech world’s interest... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Derreck Kayongo

Derreck Kayongo

CEO, National Center for Civil and Human Rights
Derreck Kayongo was born in Kampala, Uganda just before General Idi Amin Dada seized power in a military coup. The new regime became known for its brutality, and today Idi Amin is one of history's most notorious dictators. As violence spread through the country and civil war erupted, Kayongo and his family became refugees in Kenya. He later immigrated to... Read More →
avatar for Michelle Nunn

Michelle Nunn

CEO, CARE USA
Michelle Nunn is president and CEO of CARE USA, a leading humanitarian organization that fights global poverty and provides lifesaving assistance in emergencies. CARE places a special focus on working alongside poor girls and women because, equipped with the proper resources, they... Read More →
avatar for Jonathan Reckford

Jonathan Reckford

CEO, Habitat for Humanity International
Jonathan T.M. Reckford is chief executive officer of Habitat for Humanity International, a global Christian housing organization that, since 1976, has helped more than 6.8 million people construct, rehabilitate or preserve their homes. Since 2005, Habitat’s 1,400 U.S. affiliates... Read More →
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Jeanne Ross

Research Director and Principal Research Scientist, MIT, Sloan Center for Information Research
Jeanne Ross oversees the research portfolio of MIT Sloan’s Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). A recognized expert in enterprise architecture, Jeanne’s current research focuses on how established companies will redefine their operating models and transform for success... Read More →
avatar for Jake Wood

Jake Wood

CEO, Team Rubicon
Jake Wood is cofounder and CEO of Team Rubicon, the only nonprofit disaster response organization that utilizes the skills of military veterans to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. In giving veterans an opportunity to continue their service, Team Rubicon provides them with... Read More →


Monday November 7, 2016 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Grand Ballroom
 
Thursday, November 10
 

10:30am

Panel Discussion: Internet-of-Things (IoT) Technology For International Development
An expert panel will explore the impact of IoT on international development and humanitarian work. 

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Moderators
avatar for John Eckhouse

John Eckhouse

Managing Partner, Eventualities
As a journalist, analyst, moderator and event producer, John Eckhouse has been researching, analyzing, writing about and producing events about business and technology for more than 30 years. His career as a technology and business journalist includes stints at publications including... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for John Garrity

John Garrity

Senior Connectivity Advisor, USAID
Driving operations on extending Internet access and adoption through policy engagement and program management. This includes identifying and shaping policy and regulatory reform with respect to broadband expansion, engaging with various public and private stakeholders, leading on... Read More →
avatar for Corey Marshall

Corey Marshall

Director, Splunk4Good, Splunk
Corey Marshall is the director of Splunk4Good, the corporate social impact program for Splunk, where he leads the company’s efforts in employee service and engagement, community giving and social impact initiatives. Splunk4Good partners with organizations at the local, state and... Read More →
avatar for Harry Plant

Harry Plant

VP Social Impact, Aeris Communications
Harry Plant joined Aeris in 2014 as Vice President, Social Impact. His job is to reach out to social entrepreneurs, large INGOs, and other non-profits that can benefit from IoT solutions and then figure out how to make those solutions available. In that role, he leads Aeris’s effort... Read More →

Sponsors
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Aeris

Aeris is a pioneer and leader in the market of the Internet of Things (IoT) -- as an operator of machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT services and as a technology provider.  We operate a purpose-built mobile network that provides a better solution for IoT connectivity primarily (but... Read More →
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CDW

CDW, a 30-year old provider of technology, services and support, is focused on helping more than 5000 nonprofit organizations advance their mission with specialized industry expertise, shared best practices from nonprofit customers and access to a broad range of cost-saving IT solutions... Read More →
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Splunk

Splunk Inc. was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most valuable parts of big data -- generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile devices... Read More →


Thursday November 10, 2016 10:30am - 11:15am
Grand Ballroom

11:15am

Cybersecurity - The Intersection of Business and Security
NetHope is excited to welcome John N. Stewart, who will discuss how Cisco's efforts around privacy, trust and cybersecurity align with and positively impact humanitarian response, which has become dependent on connectivity and access to information. David and John will explore these challenges and opportunities in a fireside chat. Cisco is a longtime partner of NetHope, which includes current efforts to establish connectivity for refugees in Jordan, Greece and along the European migration route.

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Speakers
avatar for David Goodman

David Goodman

CIO-in-Residence, NetHope
David Goodman is NetHope’s CIO-In Residence. David focuses on bringing both technical and thought leadership to bear on the implementation of NetHope’s strategic plan. Toward that end, he works on developing strategies to bolster NetHope’s relationship with the technology sector... Read More →
avatar for John N. Stewart

John N. Stewart

Senior Vice President, Chief Security and Trust Officer, Security and Trust Organization, Cisco
John N. Stewart formed and leads the Cisco Security and Trust Organization, which underscores Cisco’s commitment to address two of the most critical and top-of-mind issues for boardroom and world leaders alike. Under Stewart’s leadership, the organization’s core missions include... Read More →

Sponsors
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Cisco

Cisco enables people to make powerful connections--whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible--providing easy access to information anywhere, at... Read More →


Thursday November 10, 2016 11:15am - 12:00pm
Grand Ballroom

5:15pm

Closing Reflections

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Woodman

Lauren Woodman

Chief Executive Officer, NetHope
Lauren Woodman is the Chief Executive Officer of NetHope, where she drives the organization’s aggressive movement to put advanced connective technologies in the hands of nonprofits whose work can be magnified by its power. It is her primary goal to spark the tech world’s interest... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for NetHope

NetHope

NetHope empowers committed organizations to change the world through the power of technology. By facilitating collaboration between NetHope’s nonprofit members, foundations, and tech sponsors, NetHope is a catalyst for productive innovation and problem-solving in humanitarian and... Read More →


Thursday November 10, 2016 5:15pm - 6:00pm
Grand Ballroom