|Event Date||Wed Sep 4 EDT - Thu Sep 5 EDT (about 2 years ago)|
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
The AIDF Global 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 the 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 and UNOPS.
Benefits of Attending?
• Discover specifically how digital innovations in Energy, ICT, Global healthcare & WASH are working towards acheiving the SDGs.
• This year’s agenda involves more practically led sessions with round tables and disaster stimulation sessions.
• Hear from expert speakers on how agencies and the private sector are coordinating and responding to the needs of the sector through innovations.
• AIDF Global is a gathering of ‘Who’s who’ in the humanitarian aid and international development sectors.
Who will you meet?
The AIDF Global 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.
Chief Information Officer, Team Rubicon Global
Senior Advisor, Digital Health, USAID
Senior Manager, BDO Puerto Rico/USVI
Chief Innovation Officer & Director of the Office of Engagement and Communication, USAID
President/Founder, Global Outreach Doctors
Director of Research and Analysis, Direct Relief
Belete T. Mazengia
Senior Technical Advisor, Cash and Market Based Programming, World Vision International
Director, Emergency Management Unit, ChildFund International
President and CEO, Center for Disaster Philanthropy
Brent D. Anderson
Liaison Office at World Bank Headquarters, United Nations Development Business
Child Protection Coordinator in Emergency, Save The Children International
Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Advisor, Oxfam
CEO, Geeks Without Frontiers
Secretary General, Global VSAT
Chief Executive Officer, US Virgin Islands Hurricane Recovery and Resilience Task Force
Managing Director, Grace Impact
Health Information Systems Head for International Development, Asian Development Bank
Executive Director, PQMD
Associate Professor, Howard University, College of Medicine
Holly W. Radice
Cash and Markets Technical Advisor, CARE USA
Executive Director, St. Thomas Long Term Recovery Group
Director of Humanitarian Response Department, Catholic Relief Services
Director of Grantmaking and International Partnerships, International Women's Health Coalition
Director of Business Development UN, Codan Communications
Counselor for Technology and Security Policy, U.S. Department of State
Senior Program Associate, Humanitarian, Clean Cooking Alliance
Kimberly L. Fogg
Founder, Global Sustainable Partnerships
Laura Walker McDonald
Senior Director of Insights and Impact, Digital Impact Alliance
Humanitarian Programs Director, Airlink
Senior Risk Management Advisor / Director, 1kwomen project, USAID / Social Impact
Mahnaz M. Harrison
President CEO and Co-founder, Last Mile4D
Senior Advisor, Cyber Security | Blockchain Lead (PI) | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Global Director for Health and Nutrition, Relief International
Director, Institutional Partnerships, NetHope
Professor, UNH School of Law
Chief Executive, Clean the World Foundation
2019 Sponsors and Partners
• Iris Guard
• Sawyer Products
• Association for Community Awareness
• CDAC Network
• Global VSAT Forum
• Project Cargo Network
• Alliance Magazine
• Crisis Response Journal
• Technology Networks