Posts tagged with ‘Abu Dhabi’

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CTED Conference: Technology for Health Care

by NYU CTED

On February 12 and 13, the Second Annual CTED Conference took place in Abu Dhabi, titled: “Enhancing Economic Development through Technology: Focus on Africa and other Developing Countries”. Read below CTED PhD student Alex Coutts’ post on the Technology for Healthcare Panel. The technologies for healthcare panel presented some exciting new work in developing technology […]

CTED Conference: How safe is mobile money?

by NYU CTED

On February 12 and 13, the Second Annual CTED Conference took place in Abu Dhabi, titled: “Enhancing Economic Development through Technology: Focus on Africa and other Developing Countries”. Read below guest blogger Elizabeth Dickinson‘s post on the second Mobile Money Panel, with panelists from academia. Click here for an article on the first Mobile Money […]

CTED Conference: Mobile Banking Revolutionizes Financial Inclusion

by NYU CTED

On February 12 and 13, the Second Annual CTED Conference took place in Abu Dhabi, titled: “Enhancing Economic Development through Technology: Focus on Africa and other Developing Countries”. Read below guest blogger Elizabeth Dickinson‘s post on the Mobile Money Panel: “When Njuguna Ndung’u was named Kenya’s Central Bank Governor in 2007, just over 11 million […]

CTED Conference: Keynote Address by UAE Minister of Foreign Trade

by NYU CTED

On February 12 and 13, the Second Annual CTED Conference took place in Abu Dhabi, titled: “Enhancing Economic Development through Technology: Focus on Africa and other Developing Countries”. The conference was opened with a keynote address delivered by Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, the UAE Minister of Foreign Trade. The Minister, nominated the most powerful Arab […]

CTED Conference: Food Security

by NYU CTED

On February 12 and 13, the Second Annual CTED Conference took place in Abu Dhabi, titled: “Enhancing Economic Development through Technology: Focus on Africa and Other Developing Countries.” Food Security is one of CTED’s main research areas and was therefore also the subject of one of the panels at the 2012 CTED Annual Conference in […]

Registration Open – Enhancing Economic Development through Technology: Focus on Africa and other Developing Regions

by NYU CTED

Registration for CTED’s 2nd Annual Conference, Enhancing Economic Development through Technology: Focus on Africa and other Developing Regions, is now open! The  interdisciplinary conference at the Intercontinental Hotel Abu Dhabi,  will have panels on Mobile Money, Energy, Food Security, Education and Healthcare, featuring presentations from high-level policy makers, private sector representatives, and academics from around the world. […]

Solar Pyramids

by NYU CTED

Earlier this year, the Land Art Generator Initiative announced Lunar Cubit as the winner of its first annual design challenge. The plans for the winning project entail the covering of the large pyramids outside of Masdar City (Abu Dhabi) in LED lights. The light cycle will be based on the lunar cycle, but in reverse […]

Bringing NYU to Abu Dhabi

by NYU CTED

The New York Times published a great in-depth profile on NYU Abu Dhabi and its students today in its Education Life section.   

Bill Thies’ talk at the CTED conference

by NYU CTED

One of the speakers of yesterday’s conference – Bill Thies of MSR India – discussed a novel way in which cellular technology can help to spread news using voice instead of text. The project, called CGNet Swara, uses mobile phones as a platform for information sharing in poor and unconnected areas. So-called “reporters” call a […]

Announcing the First CTED Annual Meeting

by NYU CTED

Enhancing Economic Development Through Technology NYU Abu Dhabi March 8, 2011 The Center for Technology and Economic Development at NYU Abu Dhabi presents its first Annual Meeting. The theme of the meeting revolves around the question “How can technology help under-developed areas around the world?” Researchers from the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, NYU’s […]