The 9th International Conference on Information & Communication Technologies for Development (ICTD) Pakistan 2017 under the sponsorships of Information Technology University (ITU), at Lahore, has conducted four sessions participated by the experts from around the globe. The ICTD is a research conference, that explored role of information and communication technologies (ICT) in global development.

The first session on Co-Design for accessibility, conducted by Mustafa Naseem (ATLAS), Suleman Shahid (LUMS), Khansa Maria (Georgetown) and Sohail Ahmed (GCU) said in a penal discussion that co-Design was a procedure that unites originators and clients to create items, projects, and frameworks in a participatory and cooperative way. Members were from various foundations to advance creative deduction around issues looked by dazzle clients in their everyday lives, and additionally challenges in the utilization of innovation itself.

. The session brought together members of the ICTD academic community with industry specialists of digital financial services to create opportunities for collaboration and knowledge sharing so the Digital Financial Services session organized by Richard Anderson (UW), Lubna Razaq (ITU) and Jennifer Webster (UW) considered that the conquering boundaries to money related consideration required associations amongst analysts and industry pros to decide mechanical arrangements It means to build up an examination motivation to address innovation challenges for selection to Digital Financial Services in Pakistan and somewhere else.

The third session relied on alternative low-cost technologies on Community Wireless organized bySenka Hadzic (UCT), Kashif Ali (Facebook), Kurtis Heimerl (UW), Shaddi Hasan (Facebook), David Johnson (CSIR Meraka), Amreesh Phokeer (Afrinic) and Melissa Densmore (UCT) opined that community wireless networks locally owned and operated networks. They give network to remote country territories or lessen the cost of correspondences in regions secured by business administrators. The course concentrated on a few parts of CNs infrastructure, content and service provision, sustainable business models, and policy.