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Friday, September 5 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
World Wide Web Foundation Open Forum- Measuring What and How: Capturing the Effects of the Internet We Want

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Many actors and stakeholders are keen to understand the socioeconomic development effects of the Internet and how it can effectively be used as an engine for growth and development. Various initiatives are working on capturing how the Internet is supporting education and health services, enabling entrepreneurship, and facilitating citizens’ access to information. These initiatives are using different methods and mechanisms to capture and document these effects. There are however very few opportunities for these stakeholders to come together to share experiences, challenges in data collection and dissemination and speak about the strategies they use to effectively leverage the collected data to inform policy making or to support practice. 
This panel will bring together actors involved in developing tools and methods to measure the effects of the Internet. this panel will be a space to discuss effective measurements, particular gaps, areas of collaboration.


Khaled Fourati

Project Manager, World Wide Web Foundation
Khaled is the Web Index Project Manager at the World Wide Web Foundation. He has over ten years°Ø experience managing multi-country projects in information and communication technologies (ICTs) with a focus on Internet policies and digital networks. Before joining the Web Foundation, Khaled was with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) where he collaborated with academia, governments, the private sector and civil... Read More →


Alison Gillwald

Executive Director
Alison Gillwald is Executive Director of Research ICT Africa and Adjunct Professor at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business, Management of Infrastructure Reform and Regulation programme. Prior to this she was Associate Professor at the Witwatersrand University’s Graduate School of Public and Development Management, where she founded the Learning Information Networking and Knowledge (LINK) Centre in 1999 with... Read More →
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Yacine Khelladi

Latin America & the Caribbean Coordinator Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), Web Foundation
Alliance for Affordable Internet, the World Wide Web Foundation

Venancio Massingue

Founder, Science Innovation and Information and Communication Technology Research Institute (SIITRI) / Former Minister of Science
Venancio Massingue was a key player in bringing the Internet to Mozambique, and key player in the promotion and expansion of ICT in Mozambique. From 1997 to 2005 he was Vice-Rector for Administration & Resources and Information and Communications Technologies at UEM and in 2005 was appointed Minister of Science and Technology, he masterminded the development of the Mozambique ICT Policy and ICT Strategy.   From 1996 to date he... Read More →

Stefano De Sabbata

Oxford Internet Institute

Remote Moderators

Ingrid Brudvig

Women's Rights Research and Advocacy Coordinator, World Wide Web Foundation

Friday September 5, 2014 11:00am - 12:30pm
Workshop Room 07 (Rumeli Terrace / Halic)

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