DigitalxADB: Driving Digital Development across Asia and the Pacific

11 - 29 October 2021

09:30 AM - 05:00 PM GMT+8


The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will hold its signature digital event, DigitalxADB: Driving Digital Development across Asia and the Pacific, that will delve into how digital is reshaping its operations, investments, and work.

Why you should attend

  • Be inspired and challenged by thought leaders, alternative voices, and ADB experts as they share their insights on digital in infrastructure, government, economy, and work
  • Engage with ADB staff and other development partners as you expand your digital horizons through panel sessions and workshops
  • Experience trending solutions and ADB’s digital initiatives all in one convenient virtual venue.

Featured Speakers

  • Masatsugu Asakawa, President, Asian Development Bank
  • Bolor-Erdene Battsengel, Chair, Communications and Information Technology Agency, Mongolia
  • Bambang Susantono, Vice-President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank
  • Ahmed M. Saeed, Vice-President for East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific; Chairperson, Digital Innovation Sandbox, Asian Development Bank
  • Kate Wilson, CEO, Digital Impact Alliance, UN Foundation 
  • Tanya Hotchkiss, Executive Vice-President, Cantilan Bank
  • Theresa Mathawaphan, Chief Strategy Officer, National Innovation Agency, Thailand
  • Dave Wright, Chief Innovation Officer, ServiceNow
  • David Rutter, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, R3
  • Nicolas Betbeder-Matibet, Regional President, Asia Pacific and Japan Region, Software AG
  • Soomi Ro, Director, Division of Administration, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
  • Ramayya Krishnan, Dean and Professor of Management Science and Information Systems, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Atsuko Okuda, Regional Director, Asia Pacific Office, International Telecommunications Union
  • Karl Mehta, Founder and CEO, EdCast
  • Annella Heytens, APJC HR Director, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Katsumi Emura, Corporation Fellow, NEC

For the complete lineup of speakers, visit DigitalxADB.