Speakers

Stephanie S. Sullivan

US Ambassador to Ghana

Daniel Moore

Mission Director
West Africa Regional Mission
USAID

Daniel Irwin

Project Manager SERVIR
Head - Global Earth Monitoring Network, NASA

Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh

Hon. Minister
Lands & Natural Resources
Government of Ghana

Prof Nii Quaynor

Chairman
Ghana Dot Com
Ghana

Paul Bartel

Data Scientist / Lead
SERVIR West Africa
Niger

Abebe Haile-Gabriel

Regional Representative for Africa
Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Ghana

Qassim A. Abdullah, Ph.D., CP, PLS

Chief Scientist and Senior Associate, Geospatial Services
Woolpert Inc.
USA

Dr. Grace Bediako

Chairperson
Ghana Statistical Service

Wisdom Donkor

President & CEO
Africa Open Data & Internet Research Foundation, Ghana

Marilyn Cade

CEO
mCADE ICT Strategy
USA

Andre Laperriere

CEO, GODAN (Global Open Data For Agriculture & Nutrition)
United Kingdom

Omar Seidu

SDGs Coordinator - Demographic & Social Statistics
Ghana Statistical Service, Ghana

Ernest Ofori

Director of Consultancy
Ghana India Kofi Annan Center of Excellence in ICT, Ghana

Worlali Senyo

Senior Consultant
Farmerline

Olusegun H. Olugbile

CEO/ Policy Advisor
Continental Project Affairs Associates (CPAA), Nigeria

Pierre Dandjinou

ICANN Vice President Africa
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), Benin

Jimson Olufuye

CEO
Kontemporary
Nigeria

Kenneth Mubea

GIS Technical Manager
Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, Kenya

Patrick Apoya

CEO
SkyFox Ltd
Ghana

Lily Edinam Botsyoe

System Tester
Ghana Community Network Services Limited

Stephen Mawutor Donkor

Lead - Linux Accra Users Group
Ghana

Andy Wilson

Region Director- Africa
Ordnance Survey
United Kingdom

Dr Jeanne Nel

Project leader: Sustainable Development
Team Earth Informatics |Wageningen Environmental Research, The Netherlands

Adama SARR

Centre de Suivi Ecologique
Senegal

Chen Zhongxin

Senior IT Officer
Food & Agriculture Organization
Italy

Rob Lokers

Project Manager
Wageningen Environmental Research
The Netherlands

Chipo Msengezi

Project Coordinator
Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA)
The Netherlands

Boniface Akuku

Director of Information and Communications Technology
Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO), Kenya

Eric Akumiah

Data Expert, Ghana e-Transform Project
Ministry of Communications, Ghana

Eric Delabrousse

Country Manager – Ghana
Rocketmine

Prof. Samuel Kobina Annim

Government Statistician
Government of Ghana

Desmond Fonyuy Wysenyuy

Scientific Research Officer
African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology (AFRIGIST)
Nigeria

Samuel Mohamed Kamara

Assistant Deputy Director, Policy Planning & Research/GIS
Environment Protection Agency
Sierra Leone

Kwaku Antwi

Outreach, Capacity Building & Business Development Director
Africa Open Data & Internet Research Foundation
Ghana

Dr Shawn T. Brown

Associate Director Research Software Development
McGill University (MCIN)
Canada

Dr. Eric Afful-Dadzie

OMIS Dept.
University of Ghana Business School
Ghana

Kiringai Kamau

Agricultural Economist and Social Entrepreneur
Nairobi

Daniel Amanquah

Sight and Life
Food Fortification Specialist for OBAASIMA
Ghana

Dominic Schofield

Managing Director
Mother Food International

Odelia Ntiamoah Boampong

CEO / Broadcast Journalist
Chamber for Tourism Ghana

Winnie Kamau

Editor & Data Journalist Talk Africa
President Association of Freelance Journalists
IATI -CSO Co-Chair

Yeama Sarah Thompson

Commissioner West
Right to Access Information Commission
Sierra Leone

Dr Adam Lewis

Managing Director - Digital Earth Africa
Geoscience Australia

Robert Patrick Ankobiah

Chief Director
Ministry of Food & Agriculture Ghana

Dr Samuel von Salakpi

National Coordinator, e-agriculture Programme / ICT Manager
Ministry of Food & Agriculture Ghana

Foster Mensah

Executive Director
Centre for Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Services (CERSGIS)
Ghana

Yaovi Atohoun

Stakeholder Engagement and Operations Manager- Africa
ICANN

Walter Volkmann

President
MicroAerialProjects LLC, USA

Kwaku Ofosu-Adarkwa

Coordinator
Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) Ghana Coalition

Desmond Fonyuy WYSENYUY

Scientific Research Officer
African Regional Institute for Geospatial Information Science and Technology (AFRIGIST)
Nigeria

Dr Isaac Karikari

Project Coordinator
MMIP (Multisectoral Mining Integrated Project)
Ministry of Lands & Natural Resources, Ghana

Jolaiya Emmanuel

President, Association of Remote Sensing and GIS Students
Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria

Maxwell Akosah-Kusi

Technology & Innovations
Ghana Water Company Ltd

Esinu Ama Tsagbey

IT Coordinator
Community Water & Sanitation Agency

Emmanuel Sampson

Business Development Manager - Africa
Trimble

Akua Aboabea

Sambus Geospatial Ltd

Ghassan Schbley

MEA Business Development Manager
ESRI

Aditya Agrawal

Senior Advisor
Digital Earth Africa

Dr. Kojo Essiem Mensah-Abrampa

Director-General
National Development Planning Commission Ghana

Hon Mohammed Adjei Sowah

Mayor - City of Accra & Chief Executive
Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Ghana

Victor Boateng Owusu

Senior Statistician/ Demographer
Ghana Statistical Service

Radhika Lal

Economic Advisor
UNDP Ghana

Angela Akua Asante

EMCEE

Ing. Surv. Ernest Ekuban

GIS Head
Ghana Highway Authority