AI for Development

- Barcelona -
October 28, 2024

The AI for Development Conference is a vibrant forum where innovation intersects with real-world impact and ethical considerations. This event is committed to exploring not only how artificial intelligence offers potent solutions for addressing critical global challenges but also to examining the ethical dimensions of AI implementation in the development context.

This one-day event gathers thought leaders and pioneers in the AI field who are actively shaping a brighter future through innovative AI solutions. Attendees hailing from Silicon Valley, Washington DC, Kenya, Jordan, and beyond will join their European counterparts to gain valuable insights into groundbreaking projects, success stories, and the immense potential of AI in promoting sustainability and prosperity. The discussions will encompass the challenges associated with AI while also providing a comprehensive understanding of its role in addressing global issues.

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Call for Proposals: Conference on AI for International Development (AI4D)

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*Space is limited and registrations will be prioritized based on the contribution each attendee can bring to the conversation. Should you have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. Please note the cost of attendance will be 350 Euros. 


Morning Sessions

Join us for an exciting day dedicated to exploring the transformative potential of AI in global development. Our lineup of esteemed speakers includes:

  • Gloria Steele: Former USAID Acting Administrator

  • André Heller Pérache: Director, Signpost Project at International Rescue Committee

  • Alex Nawar: Head of Global Affairs, OpenAI

  • Beena Ammanath: Trustworthy AI & Technology Trust Ethics, Deloitte

Each speaker will present their unique insights and experiences during individual talks in the morning. These sessions will be followed by a dynamic panel discussion, providing a platform for an engaging exchange of ideas and perspectives.

Afternoon Breakout Sessions

In the afternoon, attendees will participate in smaller breakout sessions. These sessions will delve into the detailed responses to our call for proposals, offering enriching workshops and discussions that highlight innovative approaches and solutions in AI for international development.

Networking and Evening Activities

Beyond the sessions, the conference is designed to foster meaningful connections among professionals, researchers, and enthusiasts. Attendees will have ample networking opportunities throughout the day, including:

  • Interactive Activities: Engage with peers through various planned activities that promote idea exchanges and collaboration.

  • Happy Hour: Unwind and socialize on the stunning roof terrace overlooking Barceloneta beach. Enjoy local cava and breathtaking views, providing a perfect backdrop for cultivating collaborations and forging partnerships.

Closing Remarks

By the end of the day, participants will have gained a deeper understanding of the future trajectory of AI in international development. The conference aims to not only impart valuable knowledge but also to strengthen connections with the leaders driving this transformative journey. We look forward to seeing you there and contributing to the next wave of innovation in global development.


Sponsoring the AI for Development Conference presents an unparalleled opportunity to showcase your organization's commitment to driving effective and equitable digital development outcomes.  Sponsorship opportunities are diverse and cater to various interests and objectives. From supporting breakout sessions and lightning talks to facilitating multi-lingual and sign language interpretation, your sponsorship enables us to deliver a comprehensive and accessible program. Moreover, sponsors can elevate their brand visibility by sponsoring the happy hour or becoming badge sponsors, among other options.

Join us in shaping the future of AI for development by becoming a sponsor today. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities and how you can be a part of this transformative event.

Location: Norrsken Social Hub, Barcelona

Price: € 350.00

Date: October 28, 2024

Time: 9:00 AM- 6:00 PM

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