October 28–30, 2019
Geneva, Switzerland

GDD Summit 2019

During the summit we heard from 44 speakers discussing real life case studies, emerging technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, and the policy landscape across countries and donors. 



The inaugural Global Digital Development Summit was hosted by BAO Systems and e-Shift Partner Network at Campus Biotech in Geneva, Switzerland, from October 28-30, 2019.

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

Session highlights

We discussed a wide range of topics across the health and development sectors. An overview of sessions from the 2019 event can be found here.

Data integration

Integrating data from multiple sources to tell more compelling stories, but also drive better decision making and improve operational intelligence


Understanding how data standards and proper systems architectures lead to more reliable, scalable, and sustainable solutions


Explore the policy landscape across countries and donors to navigate the future landscape of digital development in global health

Cloud technologies

Explore the implications of hosting, machine learning/AI, data governance, and security in the cloud