This regional conference is programmed in the DA project document for pilot countries to share the experience gained and the lessons learned with practitioners and academics in the field of mobile data collection. It will also provide a forum for other practitioners to share and showcase their work, and ensure that phase II of the DA project is built on the lessons learned.
The conference proceedings will be compiled into a set of guidelines for countries adopt when introducing mobile technologies in statistical processes. Topics to be covered include, but not limited to:
Use of mobile technology for data collection;
Flexibility of the mobile apps to adapt to local situations, conditions and thematic area;
Data transmission methods: ways to optimize data transfer to the central database;
Software platforms for analysis and dissemination, including visualization and customization.