13:30 : Registration
14:30 : Introduction to the Summit
14:50 : Keynote - The Exodus
The journey of Hassan Akkad, Syrian refugee from Damascus, through the Mediterranean, Calais and finally arrival in the UK, filmed on Go Pro
15:10 : Panel - Mobile Phones & Connectivity as a lifeline
Meet the innovators providing mobile internet access to refugees in camps and on the way, demonstrating how mobile phones have become lifelines for refugees
15:40 : Data on displaced and refugees: Standards, Privacy and Security
What are the best source of data today on refugees and what are the gaps? What has been the impact of social media to collect data on refugees’ movement and behaviours? How to use and secure sensitive data while protecting the displaced?
16:40 : Demos + Panel - Information & Translation on the go
A discussion between social entrepreneurs having built on the go tools for refugees to access information and be able to connect with locals in their own language
17:25 : Fireside Chat - Refugee Women: the unaddressed issue
We hear about and see in the media refugee men. However, 2/3 of refugees are made of children and women. How is the aid sector accounting for that? What are the specific challenges that women face?
17:55 : Presentation - Rethinking Refugee camp and informal settlement
The average time spent in a camp is said to be 17 years now. How do we move on from that reality to a place that gives people space and agency?
18:15 : Closing remarks, Day 1
18:30 : Networking Drinks @Station F
09:00 : Introduction to Day II. What Techfugees does. We coordinate. We translate.
09:25 : Presentation - Temporary Housing for refugees
The lesson from a tech giant, Airbnb, on how to tweak the design of their own tech product to put it at the service of the displaced
09:45 : Blockchain for refugees -
Is Blockchain just a buzzword or on its way to disrupt the humanitarian sector? A discussion between an NGO, a startup and a world-renown international organisation delivering Blockchain to refugees right now.
11:00 : Panel - Humanitarian Accelerators
How do you accelerate innovation in the humanitarian sector? Is technology really able to efficiently scale humanitarian assistance?
12:00 : Panel - The Eco-system of refugee tech
We have seen the emergence of new actors in the humanitarian sector applying the frameworks of the tech sector to deliver assistance to the refugees. Who are they? What is driving them? Is tech for good just a trend or can it be made sustainable?
12:35 : Presentation - Virtual Reality: Gabo Arora presenting "Cloud over sidra"
It's VR movie about a refugee kid in Za'atari Camp
14:00 : Pitches - Pitches from some of the best tech startups for refugees organisations
14:40 : Panel - Tech Entrepreneurship for Refugees & displaced in the middle East
Incubators for tech entrepreneurs have started popping up in the region, infusing a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation within the local youth. How are they integrating local refugees and displaced? What's the opportunity and challenges of such entrepreneurship type?
15:20 : Panel - Coding schools for refugees and the displaced
The advantage of learning coding for refugees are numerous: these are skills in demand, jobs that can be done remote and only requiring a solid internet connection. However, the job prospects when graduating varies from a country to another. How do we explain those differences?
16:30 : Panel - Impact investment & Funding tech innovation for refugees
What are the working models for investing in the emerging market of tech for refugees? Is there a future for the impact investment place to disrupt the funding models of humanitarian work?
17:10 : Panel - Employment for refugees
17:40 : Keynote - What is next for the refugees in Greece?