Girls in ICT Day

When:  Apr 28, 2016 from 08:30 to 12:15 (CET)

Event Agenda

08:30 - 09:15

Schools registration and exhibit set up (ITU Montbrillant reception)

09:30 - 10:30

Opening ceremony (Popov 2)

  • Welcome remarks

    Mr. Malcolm Johnson, ITU Deputy Secretary-General

    H.E. Pamela Hamamoto, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of US in Geneva

    Video message from Dr. Ann Aerts, Head of the Novartis Foundation

    Mr. Daniel Auger, Head of Secondary Computer Science Department and Technology for Learning Coordinator, International School of Geneva

  • Video of school workshops
  • Quiz game on ICT studies and career opportunities

10:45 - 11:45

Exhibit (Ground floor- ITU Montbrillant)


  • Coding through Scratch (presented by: Collège-Lycée International de Ferney-Voltaire and Institut Florimont supported by Techspark)
  • Programming robots with Lego Mindstorm (presented by: British School of Geneva supported by ITU)
  • Monitor your room with Raspberry Pi (presented by: participants from the Expanding Your Horizons Open Session supported by Futurekids)
  • 3D Satellite mapping (presented by: International School of Geneva supported by UNOSAT)


Refreshments kindly sponsored by the Permanent Mission of US in Geneva

Speed mentoring (Ground floor- ITU Montbrillant)


  • H.E. Pamela Hamamoto, Ambassador, Permanent Mission of US in Geneva
  • Veronique Glaude, Senior Radiocommunication Engineer, ITU
  • Cristina Riesen, CEO and co-founder, Seedspace
  • Doris Maritza Delgado, Programme officer and emergency telecommunications expert,ITU
  • Rohini Swaminathan, Geomatics Engineer, UNOSAT (TBC)
  • Expert from P&G IT(Name TBC)


Closing remarks (Ground floor- ITU Montbrillant)

11:45 - 12:15

Complementary tour of the ICT Discovery Museum for interested schools (ITU Montbrillant +2)


ITU Headquarters

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