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9th Annual Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit

September 6, 2017 @ 12:00 am - September 7, 2017 @ 11:59 pm

Organized by Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF)

September 6 – 7
Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center
Washington, DC

(Ticket sales end August 31)

Now in its 9th year, the AIDF Global Disaster Relief Summit returns to Washington DC, September 6 -7 , once again uniting humanitarian and development leaders, solution providers and decision makers from NGOs, government and UN agencies.

Taking place at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Centre, the Summit will provide an update on emergency procurement, disaster resilience, refugee crisis, data & ICT strategy, innovations in humanitarian logistics, health & WASH and much more.

As the new name suggests, the Global Disaster Relief and Development Summit will expand its scope beyond disaster relief operations and will look into emerging global challenges, technological innovations and opportunities in international aid and development sector. 

Reasons to participate at the Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit 2017: 

  • 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 

Agenda Topics: 

The topics include emergency procurement strategy, data & communication technology, humanitarian logistics, disaster response management, health resilience, emergency health & WASH and financing of disaster relief. View detailed agenda.


September 6, 2017 @ 12:00 am
September 7, 2017 @ 11:59 pm
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