New Keynotes & Last Chance to join Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit

Taking place on 6-7 September 2017 at the Ronald Reagan Building & ITC in Washington D.C., the 9th annual Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit is expected to include 300+ humanitarian and development professionals, 70+ speakers and 25 exhibitors and partners during the 2-day event.

See the agenda and customise your experience around targeted content related to the six event themes: Procurement Strategy, Humanitarian Logistics, Field Operations, Aid Financing, Health Resilience, Health & WASH Innovations, Technology & Data Strategy, Effective Partnerships for Aid & Development Programmes.

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Hear Directly from the Industry’s Leaders

Don’t miss panel discussions focused on improving effectiveness, cost-efficiency and sustainability of aid operations and development programmes in the Americas and worldwide. These sessions are brought to you by government and UN agencies, NGOs, development banks, donors and leading solution providers in the humanitarian and development sector. 70+ speaker panel includes:

  • Christopher Smith, Director of Individual Assistance, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), United States Department of Homeland Security
  • Amos Doornbos, Disaster Strategy & Systems Director, World Vision International
  • Dr Stephen Redd, Director for the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Anna Spindler, Head of Supply Chain Management Logistics Service, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
  • Alison Padget, Vice President, Programs, World Hope International
  • Dr Ciro Ugarte, Director, Health Emergencies, Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Lourdes Tiglao, Strategic Partnerships Officer, Team Rubicon
  • Stephen Hellen, Director, ICT4D & GIS, Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
  • Dorothee Delort, Senior Financial Sector Specialist, Payment Systems Development Group, World Bank Group

…and many others. View full list of speakers here

Discover Innovations & Opportunities in Aid and Development

Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit brings together regional as well as global expertise, including dynamic presentations, topic-specific discussions, themed roundtables, as well as a Disaster Response Simulation and Planet of the Apps.

Join the summit to discover latest trends, project updates and explore opportunities for collaboration with 300+ decision-makers from government agencies, United Nations, Red Cross, NGOs, donors and foundations, military, relief agencies and the private sector.

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