high profile attendees
The summit strives to enable quicker and better response during crisis and catastrophes in a more effective, sustainable and cost-efficient way. We have developed the agenda in consultation with key organisations, such as UNOCHA, World Vision, UNOPS, USAID, Red Cross, World Bank, Aidmatrix, and CIPS. This year’s programme focuses on best practice in logistics and transport, Procurement & Supply Chain Management,Partnerships & Financing, Security & Logistical Challenges in the Middle East, Emergency Communications & Operations.
By attending you’ll hear the latest trends in relief and crisis management, discover new innovations and practical solutions, compare your approaches and benefit from first-hand insight from your peers and partners. AIDF will help you to build long lasting partnerships and more effective collaborations. In only two days you will discover new business opportunities, exchange ideas and influence the global debate on improving disaster relief and recovery.
This summit has been designed to attract the world’s attention through forming an exclusive platform of global expertise and cross-sector engagement, including senior representatives from UN and government agencies, development banks, civil societies and the private sector. Particularly Directors in Operations, Logistics, Procurement, Supplier/ Partner Management, IT and Technology Directors as well as Water Experts, Engineers and Field Managers will benefit from this multi-stream event.
AIDF is proud to invite humanitarian and development professionals to the Virtual Disaster Simulation as part of the Global Disaster Relief 2016. This inspiring and thought-provoking interactive learning lab, facilitated by NRS International, industry leading manufacturer of relief essentials, uses virtual and live action role play to simulate post-crisis supply chain challenges. The session is facilitated by the seasoned experts of American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) and is tailored towards the highly knowledgeable audience attending the summit.