Now in its 9th year, the AIDF Global Disaster Relief Summit returns to Washington D.C. on 6-7 September 2017, once again uniting humanitarian and development leaders, solution providers and decision makers from NGOs, government and UN agencies.
The Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit strives to enable quicker and better response during crises and catastrophes by improving effectiveness, cost-efficiency and sustainability of aid operations. This year’s programme will expand its scope beyond disaster relief and will look into emerging global challenges, innovations and opportunities in international aid and development sector. It will continue to focus on best practice in humanitarian logistics, emergency communication, supply chain, procurement, partnerships and financing of aid programmes. The agenda is developed in consultation with World Bank, UN OCHA, Red Cross, USAID, World Vision, UNOPS.
By attending the Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit 2017, you will get insight into latest trends in data and technology to support disaster response and resilience, examine disaster response activities to recent global emergencies, discover innovations and practical solutions first-hand from humanitarian leaders and industry experts. Take advantage of unparalleled networking opportunities with over 300 high-level participants to exchange ideas, establish partnerships and benefit from prospective business opportunities. Influence the global debate on improving disaster relief and development, join the summit now!