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Wednesday, March 22 • 4:15pm - 4:45pm
Closing Keynote 2 – Bringing Connectivity to Refugee and Displaced Persons Camps

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In our last keynote of the conference, executives from UNHCR, Google, and O3b Networks will present an innovative new partnership to bring connectivity to refugees in one camp in Chad. We will hear what the partners hope to accomplish and how their work can inform efforts to ensure that everyone is connected in the humanitarian response of the future.

Speakers
avatar for Jack Deasy

Jack Deasy

Vice President, Government Solutions, O3b Networks
Jack Deasy is Vice President, Government Sales for O3b Networks and is responsible for O3b’s U.S. and global government sales activities. Mr. Deasy previously led business development activities for public safety/disaster response and aeronautical and UAV programs at Inmarsat, and worked at the FCC as both an International Bureau Manager and Latin American Telecommunications Specialist. Prior to his work at the FCC, Mr. Deasy held several posts... Read More →
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Andrew Harper

Head – UNHCR Innovation, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Prior to becoming the Head of the Innovation Service in UNHCR in September last year, Andrew was responsible for leading and coordinating the international response to the Syrian Crisis in Jordan. Some of the main achievements included responding to, at the time, the largest refugee crisis in the world, the establishment of the Zaatari and Azraq refugee camps, introducing biometric registration and the world’s largest biometric based refugee... Read More →
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Milo Medin

Vice President - Access Services, Google
Milo Medin has been part of the Internet development community for more than 25 years. He is currently the vice president of access services at Google, where he oversees a number of projects to improve access to the Internet.  | | Prior to joining Google in 2010, he was founder and CTO of M2Z Networks, a company that sought to deploy a national broadband wireless network system, and before then he was co-founder and the Chief Technology... Read More →


Wednesday March 22, 2017 4:15pm - 4:45pm
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