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Bringing together health and humanitarian organisations in support of technology-enabled solutions for international development.

Registration is Open!

Join us October 28-30, 2019 at Campus Biotech in Geneva, Switzerland for the Global Digital Development Summit.

The Global Digital Development Summit brings together iNGOs, international agencies, governments, and the private sector to engage in 3 days of learning, collaboration, and showcasing the latest trends.

Join executives, NGO management, policy makers, government representatives, and digital health technologists to discuss real-life case studies, explore emerging technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, and gain an understanding of the policy landscape across countries and donors. Learn how organisations can work together to solve challenges in the international humanitarian and development sector through technology-enabled solutions. The summit will feature plenary and breakout presentations, panel debates, the Expert Lounge, exhibitor tables, networking events, and optional DHIS2 training, with the following summit topics:

  • Data Integration

  • Data Use

  • Sustainability

  • Data Analytics and Informatics

  • Emerging Technologies

  • Healthcare Coverage

  • Policy Landscape

  • Cloud Technologies

Please take a moment to visit our event website and subscribe to the Global Digital Development Summit newsletter to stay up-to-date on the program. We will continue to update the website as the conference program develops.

Tickets will sell out early so we recommend purchasing your ticket sooner rather than later. Take advantage of our Early Bird ticket promotion and receive a 15% discount on the ticket price!

Early Bird Tickets

The Global Digital Development Summit provides a forum for the leading voices from the development sector to share ideas and success stories. We┬┤re always looking to collaborate with more organisations and industry leaders to create an engaging experience for our attendees.

We will gladly evaluate all proposals, however, we are especially interested in topics around data analytics & use, integration & interoperability, universal health coverage, helping countries meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals and emerging technologies such as AI and machine learning. If you have a success story or an idea that aligns with one or more of these topics we would love to hear from you! Please submit an abstract by clicking the below button. The deadline for submitting an abstract is July 31st, 2019.

Become a Speaker

Showcase your product or service!

Host an exhibitor table to get the most out of your summit experience - its a great way to make new connections and promote your product or service. The $1,300 Exhibitor Ticket includes summit attendance for one participant from your organisation. Exhibitors are responsible for bringing any promotional material (e.g. monitors, flyers, vertical banners, etc.). Space is limited to just 3 vendor tables, so purchase your vendor ticket before we sell out! For more information contact

Want to become a sponsor?

Is your organisation interested in supporting the Global Digital Development Summit? Showcase your support for the digital health community by becoming a sponsor. Select one of our pre-defined sponsorship packages or work with us to create a customised sponsorship package that will fit your current marketing goals and objectives. Contact us for details at

The cut-off date for becoming a sponsor is September 20, 2019.


October 28 - October 30, 2019: Global Digital Development Summit

October 31 - November 1, 2019: DHIS2 Executive Training

October 31, 2019: DHIS2 Analytics Bootcamp


October 31 - November 1, 2019

The DHIS2 Executive Training is designed to provide an overview of the DHIS2 platform to those who have little or no exposure to the software. The 2-day orientation training will cover the basics of use and features of DHIS2. It will be particularly useful for individuals hoping to evaluate the appropriateness of DHIS2 for their organisation or use case. Exercises will be included throughout the course. The training sessions will be interactive and structured around hands-on examples where participants can navigate and explore the software.

Course Facilitators:

  • David Hagan - VP & Global Adviser: Technology for Development, eSHIFT

  • Dr. Arthur Heywood - International Specialist in Data Use for Decisions


October 31, 2019

DHIS2 offers comprehensive and powerful capabilities for data analytics and visualisation. The system has been greatly improved over the last releases with new apps for data visualisation, maps, and dashboards. These apps offer a completely new look-and-feel and a vast range of new features. The training will allow you to get on top of the latest and greatest DHIS2 functionality and improve your ability to create meaningful data analytics. The course will be useful for newcomers to DHIS2 who want to learn the basics of analytics, as well as experienced DHIS2 users who want to learn about the new possibilities of the software.

The one-day intensive Bootcamp offers a mix of presentation and hands-on exercises. The course will be taught by highly experienced DHIS2 experts who will be able to answer your questions.

Course facilitators:

  • Dr. Busoye Anifalaje - Chief Implementation Officer, BAO Systems

  • Lars Helge Overland - DHIS2 Tech Lead, University of Oslo

Choose between attending the 3-day summit or a DHIS2 training, or both! Right now we are offering bundles that give you a discounted ticket to the whole week! For registration to any or all of the three events, please continue to the registration site by clicking the button below.

Early Bird Tickets






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