Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Learn how the World Bank Group is helping countries with COVID-19 (coronavirus). Find Out

This page in:

Big Data for a More Resilient Future

April 15, 2015

This Event has Concluded.

Read the comments below!

In today’s digital world, data is being generated, stored and analyzed at unprecedented rates. This deluge of data has prompted decision makers to consider how Big Data can help solve their toughest challenges. With decreased costs of computing and storage and increased capabilities to analyze large sets of data, we are seeing a rise in Big Data and Internet of Things technologies being used across a variety of sectors, with striking implications for development and building more resilient societies.

This event will explore the potential of Big Data and Internet of Things technologies to solve development challenges related to risk and resilience. The event will feature a hands-on exhibit with nano-satellites, data visualizations and projects utilizing IoT devices such as satellites and drones.


Product Manager, Google Crisis Response

Head of Impact Initiatives for Planet Labs / Author of Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back

Senior Principal Engineer, Strategy Group, Intel Corporation

Associate Director, Telecommunications Industry, World Economic Forum

Chief Strategy Advisor, Sirca

Founder, Caribou Digital

President & Editor-in-Chief, Devex