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Sep 2018


Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington , District of Columbia 20004
Tel: (202) 312-1300
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10th Annual Global Disaster Relief And Development Summit






Event Overview:

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.

Attendee Information:

Why Attend?

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!

Who Visits?

The Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit attracts the world’s attention by forming an exclusive platform of global expertise and cross-sector engagement, including senior representatives from UN and government agencies, development banks, national and international NGOs, civil societies, research institutes, the private sector and media. Decision-makers and directors of operations, logistics, procurement, supplier management, IT and ICT as well as experts in water, sanitation, energy, infrastructure and field management will benefit from this multi-stream event.

Exhibitor Information:

Exhibition Stand

The networking area will double up as an exhibition area for a selected, limited number of private sector players.

The stand is an effective way to engage with and showcase your products and services to the high-level decision attendees of the Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit. Your dedicated stand acts as a meeting point for participants interested to find out more about your solutions.

Keynote Speakers

Christopher Smith

Director of Individual Assistance, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), United States Department of Homeland Security

Amos Doornbos

Disaster Management Strategy & Systems Director, World Vision International



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