Keynote Presentations at Conferences

Chib, A. (2021, October). Technology and Development. Dies Natalis, International Institute of Social Studies. Netherlands.

Chib, A. (2017, February). Marginalization, Mobiles, and Migrants. 3M Workshop, Nanyang Technological University Singapore. 

Chib, A. (2015, October). Shifting the Discourse on Marginalization: Mobiles, Midwives, and Migrants. Global Fusion 2015 Conference. Texas A&M University, USA.

Chib, A. (2012, March). mHealth in developing countries. Media Health Communication Conference: Findings, developments and challenges of an interdisciplinary research field. Munich, Germany.

Invited Lectures at Scientific Meetings / Workshops

43.       Institute of Social Sciences, Erasmus University. Technology and Global Development: Where to go from here? Relating to the (hopefully past) corona times. The Hague, The Netherlands, 7 October, 2021.

42.       Institute of Social Sciences, Erasmus University. Mobiles and Marginalization: (Im)mobilities of Technology and Development. The Hague, The Netherlands, 10 January, 2020.

41.       Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet. Opponent Speech: Mobile Phones and Healthcare in Developing Countries. 29 October 2019, Stockholm, Sweden.

40.       ICT4D Research Centre, University of Cape Town. (Im)mobilities of Marginalized Migrants via Mobile Phones. Cape Town, South Africa, 14 March, 2019.

39.       Escuela de Humanidades y Educación, Tecnológico De Monterrey. Migrants, Marginalization and Mobiles: A gender perspective. Monterrey, Mexico. 1 October 2018.

38.       Iranian National Foundation of Video Games. Digital Games Research Conference. Systematic review of mobile app outcomes as evidence of serious game effectiveness. Tehran, Iran. 23-24 November, 2017.

37.       The Chinese University of Hong Kong. International Workshop on Forced Migration and ICT: Key Concepts for Future Research. Seeking agency: Mobile Use among North Korean Women Defectors in South Korea. Hong Kong, China. 6-7 April, 2017. 

36.       International Development Research Centre. Open Development Workshop. Cape Town, South Africa. 11-12 March 2017.

35.       University of Erfurt. DIAPPOWER Workshop. Effects of diabetes app use in chronic disease management – a Singaporean-German collaboration on empowerment for diabetes self-management. Erfurt, Germany. 11-12 December 2016.

34.       Digital Asia Hub, in collaboration with the Berkman Klein Centre for Internet and Society. Artificial Intelligence in Asia. Hong Kong, China. 21 November 2016.

33.       CPRSouth. Inclusive Innovation Networked Economies Partners Meeting. SIRCA III Programme on Open Development. Zanzibar, Tanzania. 6-7 September 2016.

32.       Queensland University of Technology. Digital Publics in the Asia-Pacific. mHealth at the margins. Brisbane, Australia. 1-2 September 2016.

31.       Simon Fraser University. Mobiles, Migrants, and Marginalization: Negotiated Transformations. Vancouver, Canada. 13 May 2016.

30.       Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mobiles, Migrants, and Marginalization: Negotiated Transformations. Hong Kong, China. 19 April 2016.

29.       University of Cape Town. Mobiles, Migrants, and Marginalization. Cape Town, South Africa. 26 February 2016.

28.       United Nations APCICT/ESCAP. Social Media Applications in Disaster Risk Management. Regional Dialogue on ICTD Capacity Building for Inclusive, Resilient and Sustainable Development and Annual Partners Meeting. Case Studies on Social Media Applications in Disaster Risk Management. Seoul, South Korea. 1-4 December, 2015.

27.       UNESCO. Regional Policy Forum on the Promotion of ASEAN Regional Integration through Open and Distance Higher Education. Impact of Open Education in Global South. Bangkok, Thailand. 23-24 November, 2015.

26.       ONE Singapore. “No Woman, No Cry”: Maternal health and women’s rights. UniSIM, SIngapore. 21 March, 2015.

25.       gGmbH, Digital Unite e.V., and the Centre for Internet & Human Rights at European University Viadrina (CIHR) DoDevDif Doing Development Differently – OPENing up Cooperation. Digital Alternatives and Social Innovation series. Embassy of Canada, Berlin. 22 January, 2015.

24.       Fifth Honors Symposium for Asian Ph.D. Students in Communication Research. New Media, New Frontier. Introduction to the SiRC. Nanyang Executive Centre, Singapore. 15 November, 2014.

23.       Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Mobile applications for entrepreneurs. Singapore. 13 October 2014.

22.       Centre for Culture, Media & Governance, Jamia Millia Islamia. Workshop on enabling information systems for local governance. Delhi, India. 18 September 2014.

21.       Dalian University of Technology. mHealth: Where do we go from here? Dalian, China. 6 March, 2014.

20.       University of Western Cape. Building information literacy: Assessing options for publication. Opening up the ICT ecosystem through inclusion, training, and dialogue (OUI-ITD). Cape Town, South Africa. 6 December 2013.

19.       University of Mannheim. Public lecture on mobile health in developing countries. Mannheim, Germany. 14 November 2013.

18.       Pacific Adventist University. Mobile phones and health in developing countries: Hope or hype? Papua New Guinea. 7 March, 2013.

17.       The Institute of National Affairs. Mobile phones and health in developing countries: Hope or hype? Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. 4 March, 2013.

16.       DSM Nutrition Science and Advocacy. Future proofing child survival through nutrition in Asia. Singapore. 23 November, 2012.

15.       University of Zurich. mHealth: Resolving challenges of a research discipline. Zurich, Switzerland. 14 May, 2012.

14.       Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft und Medienforschung, Ludwig Maximilians Universität. ICT for development: Developing a research agenda. Munich, Germany. 17 February, 2012.

13.       CPRsouth6 Conference on Communication Reform: From Research to Practice. Panel on research to practice: Best cases, regional perspectives. Bangkok, Thailand. 10 December, 2011.

12.       United Nations University. mHealth: Developing a research agenda. Macau. 29 August, 2011.

11.       School of Development Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal. Information and communication technologies: mHealth research in Asia. Durban, South Africa. 17 March, 2011.,10,179,4,0

10.       Department of Computer Science, University of Cape Town. Mobiles and healthcare: Research in Asia. Cape Town, South Africa. 15 March, 2011.

9.         Center for New Media, National University of Singapore. Information and communication technologies: Developing a research agenda. Singapore. 26 January, 2011.

8.         Mobile communication and social policy: An international conference. Center for Mobile Communication Studies, Rutgers University. Respondent; “ Mobile Adoption and Economic Development “. New Jersey, U.S.A. 9-11 October, 2009.

7.         International Center for Research on Women. The role of gender in ICTD. Delhi, India. April 2008.

6.         School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University. Network influences in health initiatives: Multimedia games for youth in Peru. Singapore. January 2008.

5.         International Development Research Centre. Workshop on ICTD Research Methodologies. Doha, Qatar. 14-17 December, 2007.

4.         International Development Research Centre. ICTD2007 Conference. Bangalore, India. 15-16 December, 2007.

3.         World Vision Germany, and World Vision International. ICT4D: Vision for the future. Frankfurt, Germany, and, Seattle, U.S.A. May-July 2006.

2.         World Vision Canada. Telecenters for meeting the Millennium Development Goals in rural India. Toronto, Canada. May 2006.

1.         UNICEF. Banda Aceh midwife cell-phone project plan. Djakarta, Indonesia. February 2006.