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We’re live from ‘The Next Billion: New York,’ Quartz’s forum on the mobile world

  • Zachary M. Seward
By Zachary M. Seward

Editor-in-chief of Quartz

Published Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.

 

After stops this year in London, Nairobi, and New Delhi, Quartz Events returns to New York today for the biggest-ever edition of The Next Billion, our forum about the next billion people to come online for the first time, largely on mobile phones. It’s being held in the Conrad New York, and while the event is sold out, you can follow along right here.

The programming begins at 9:30am EST. Watch the livestream above, and follow along with the hashtag #qznextbillion on Twitter. Here is the schedule of programming (in Eastern Standard Time):

8:30am — REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST

9:30am — OPENING REMARKS
Bobby Ghosh, Editor in chief, Quartz Events

9:40am — UNDERWRITER REMARKS
Huawei

9:45am — LAST MILE FIRST
Adapted internet for the next billion
Nathan Eagle, Founder & CEO, Jana
Kevin Delaney, Editor in Chief, Quartz

10:05am — AUTONOMY OF THINGS
Imagining a life in sync
Raj Talluri, SVP of Product Management, Qualcomm
Dan Frommer, Technology Editor, Quartz

10:25am — HUMANS FIRST
Rethinking method for product design
Jocelyn Wyatt, Executive Director, IDEO.org
Gideon Lichfield, Senior Editor, Quartz

10:45am — MORNING BREAK
Live Q&A with Nathan Eagle, Raj Talluri, and Jocelyn Wyatt

11:15am — GROWING GROUNDWORK
A smarter future at home and abroad
Glenn Lurie, CEO, AT&T Mobility
Gideon Lichfield, Quartz

11:35am — ALL THE WRONG PLACES
A solution for the world’s addressless
Chris Sheldrick, CEO, What3Words
Ben Johnson, Host, Marketplace Tech

11:55am — REDEMPTION SONG
Transforming the previously incarcerated into entrepreneurs
Catherine Hoke, CEO, Defy Ventures
Kevin Delaney, Quartz

12:15pm — NETWORKING LUNCH
Live Q&A with Glenn Lurie, Chris Sheldrick, and Catherine Hoke

1:30pm — MOTHER TONGUE
An internet as diverse as the world’s languages
Luis Von Ahn, Founder, Duolingo
Anne Quito, Design Reporter, Quartz

2:10pm — VIRTUALLY REAL
Empathy facilitated through VR technology
Nonny de la Peña, CEO, Emblematic Group
Xana Antunes, Editor for New Initiatives, Quartz

2:30pm — FEEDBACK LOOP
Charting remittances around the world
Dilip Ratha, Economist, The World Bank
Matthew Philips, Finance Editor, Quartz

2:50pm — UNDERWRITER REMARKS
Qualcomm

3:00pm — AFTERNOON BREAK
Live Q&A with Luis Von Ahn, Phil Libin, Nonny de la Peña, and Dilip Ratha

3:30pm — BOT, MOB, GEEK
A theory for connected life
Glenn Brown, Entrepreneur in Residence, Betaworks
Zach Seward, Executive Editor, Quartz

3:50pm — DEMOCRACY HOW
The ethics of disruption
Lawrence Lessig, Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership, Harvard Law School
Bobby Ghosh, Quartz

4:20pm — CLOSING REMARKS
Jay Lauf, President & Publisher, Quartz
Bobby Ghosh, Quartz

4:30pm — COCKTAIL RECEPTION

📬 Kick off each morning with coffee and the Daily Brief (BYO coffee).

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