Ninth Annual Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit: New keynotes and last chance to join

Taking place on Sept. 6-7, 2017 at the Ronald Reagan Building & ITC in Washington D.C., the 9th annual Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit is expected to include more than 300 humanitarian and development professionals, 70 speakers and 25 exhibitors and partners during the two-day event. 
Be sure to check out 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 U.N. agencies, NGOs, development banks, donors and leading solution providers in the humanitarian and development sector. The 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.
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 more than 300 decision-makers from government agencies, the United Nations, the Red Cross, NGOs, donors and foundations, the military, relief agencies and the private sector. 
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