Executive Briefings

Hear from FEMA, World Bank, UNDP, World Vision and UNHCR at Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit 2017

The 9th annual Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit (6-7 September, Washington D.C.) strives to improve effectiveness, cost-efficiency and sustainability of aid operations and development programmes by bringing together regional and global expertise from government, NGOs, UN organisations and the private sector. 

Hear from 70+ expert speakers, including: 

  • Christopher Smith, Director of Individual Assistance, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security 
  • Kenny Cheung, Chief of Procurement, World Bank
  • Anna Spindler, Head of Supply Chain & Logistics Service, UNHCR
  • Joseph Burton, Counselor for Technology and Security Policy, U.S. Department of State
  • Keith Kall, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships, World Vision
  • Hani Shannak, Chief, Information Technology Operations Services, UNICEF
  • Adefela Adelekan, Senior Manager Disaster Response Programme, GSMA
  • Richard Leach, President and Chief Executive Officer, World Food Program USA
  • Mikel Maron, Board Member, Chair of Voting Members, Humanitarian Open Street Map Team
    …and many others. See full list of speakers here

Reasons to participate at the Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit:

 

  • Gain practical advice from over 70 speakers on how to improve efficiency and effectiveness of disaster response and deliver global programmes aimed at meeting the sustainable development agenda
  • Benchmark your approaches with 350+ decision makers from government agencies, United Nations, Red Cross, NGOs, donors and foundations, military, relief agencies and the private sector and explore opportunities for collaboration
  • Discover innovations, new trends and solutions that will help implement technically sound international humanitarian and development assistance 
  • Participate in 8 hours of networking offering an unparalleled opportunity for knowledge exchange, cross-sector engagement and building long lasting partnerships 

 

Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit offers two days full of learning and ideas, topic-specific discussions, themed roundtables and cross-sector collaboration to project the path forward as existing and new players in the industry gather together to take humanitarian aid and development to a new level.

 

By attending you’ll be at the forefront of emergency procurement strategy of World Bank, FEMA, UN and Save the Children; best practice in humanitarian logistics by UNDP and UNHCR; field operations with WFP and Rescue Global; technology & data strategy with UNICEF and U.S. Department of State; effective partnerships for aid & development programmes with Action Against Hunger, IOM and World Vision. 

 

For more information, visit http://disaster-relief.aidforum.org 

GET YOUR TICKET http://disaster-relief.aidforum.org/register 

For all enquiries, please get in touch with Alina O’Keeffe at marketing@aidforum.org

The 9th annual Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit (6-7 September, Washington D.C.) strives to improve effectiveness, cost-efficiency and sustainability of aid operations and development programmes by bringing together regional and global expertise from government, NGOs, UN organisations and the private sector. 

Hear from 70+ expert speakers, including: 

  • Christopher Smith, Director of Individual Assistance, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security 
  • Kenny Cheung, Chief of Procurement, World Bank
  • Anna Spindler, Head of Supply Chain & Logistics Service, UNHCR
  • Joseph Burton, Counselor for Technology and Security Policy, U.S. Department of State
  • Keith Kall, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships, World Vision
  • Hani Shannak, Chief, Information Technology Operations Services, UNICEF
  • Adefela Adelekan, Senior Manager Disaster Response Programme, GSMA
  • Richard Leach, President and Chief Executive Officer, World Food Program USA
  • Mikel Maron, Board Member, Chair of Voting Members, Humanitarian Open Street Map Team
    …and many others. See full list of speakers here

Reasons to participate at the Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit:

 

  • Gain practical advice from over 70 speakers on how to improve efficiency and effectiveness of disaster response and deliver global programmes aimed at meeting the sustainable development agenda
  • Benchmark your approaches with 350+ decision makers from government agencies, United Nations, Red Cross, NGOs, donors and foundations, military, relief agencies and the private sector and explore opportunities for collaboration
  • Discover innovations, new trends and solutions that will help implement technically sound international humanitarian and development assistance 
  • Participate in 8 hours of networking offering an unparalleled opportunity for knowledge exchange, cross-sector engagement and building long lasting partnerships 

 

Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit offers two days full of learning and ideas, topic-specific discussions, themed roundtables and cross-sector collaboration to project the path forward as existing and new players in the industry gather together to take humanitarian aid and development to a new level.

 

By attending you’ll be at the forefront of emergency procurement strategy of World Bank, FEMA, UN and Save the Children; best practice in humanitarian logistics by UNDP and UNHCR; field operations with WFP and Rescue Global; technology & data strategy with UNICEF and U.S. Department of State; effective partnerships for aid & development programmes with Action Against Hunger, IOM and World Vision. 

 

For more information, visit http://disaster-relief.aidforum.org 

GET YOUR TICKET http://disaster-relief.aidforum.org/register 

For all enquiries, please get in touch with Alina O’Keeffe at marketing@aidforum.org