Carnegie Mellon University Africa

West Africa Conference on Digital Public Goods and Cybersecurity

May 9-10, 2022

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. CAT

Sierra Leone

Held in Sierra Leone May 9-10, 2022, this conference will explore the impact that digitization of public goods and personal identity had, and continues to have on the economy and peoples of Africa. The event will focus on several key domains that will be impacted by the transition to digital public goods (DPGs) as well as the cybersecurity needs that will result, including financial inclusion, healthcare, and agriculture. The two-day conference will begin with a keynote address, followed by a series of guest speakers, panel sessions, research presentations, and digital public goods and cybersecurity demos.

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