Speakers

2014 Disaster Relief Speakers

Previous speakers include

Partners

Meet our Strategic Partners

Previous partners include

Schedule

Registration

Opening Keynote Address

Procurement & Supply Chain Management

Refreshment Break

Security & Logistical Challenges in the Middle East

Health & Sanitation

Roundtable Discussions & Workshops

Networking lunch

Security & Logistical Challenges in the Middle East

Health & Sanitation

Partnerships & Financing

Closing Keynote Address

Drinks reception

Registration

Opening Keynote Address

Emergency Communications & Operations

Refreshment Break

ICT & Data Stream

Field Operations Stream

Roundtable Discussions & Workshops

Networking lunch

ICT & Data Stream

Field Operations Stream

Refreshment Break

Capacity Building & Training

Closing Keynote Address

Side events


  • Media training

    Media training

    The Broadcasting Board of Governors and Voice of America, in partnership with the Aid and Development Forum, present a pre-conference training on media response during disasters. Event takes place at VoA headquarters in Washington D.C.

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  • Breakout Sessions & Workshops

    Breakout Sessions & Workshops

    Throughout the two day summit, there will be numerous opportunities for the attendees to engage and discuss hot topics in more detail and beyond the limits of the conference rooms. We invite you to participate in our series of engaging and interactive round table discussions as well as practical workshops on ‘Procurement and Supplier Management’, ‘Application and Usability of ICT Solutions for Disaster Relief’ and ‘Emergency Water Management: Field meets Engineering’.


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Conference Venue

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

Washington DC

1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington DC 20004

Getting Here

By Car

By Car

Located on historic Pennsylvania Avenue, event building is in the heart of Washington, DC, within walking distance of the White House, the Capitol, Smithsonian Museums, many of Washington, DC's finest hotels and other prominent businesses, historical sites and cultural organizations.

Air Travel

Air Travel

Visitors should make their own flight transportation arrangements to the Airport and to their respective hotels.

Travel Notes

Travel Notes

Located on historic Pennsylvania Avenue, event building is in the heart of Washington, DC, within walking distance of the White House, the Capitol, Smithsonian Museums, many of Washington, DC's finest hotels and other prominent businesses, historical sites and cultural organizations.

Hotels Nearby

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC - Crystal City 3*

2 Double Bed Standard @ $184 + Tax (13%)

Book online via The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC - Crystal City website. Reservations must be made no later than 20th of September 2014.

Henley Park Hotel 3*

Standard Room – One Queen bed
@ $199 + Tax (14.5%)

Deluxe Room – One Queen or King bed
@ $209 + Tax (14.5%)

Junior Suite – One King bed and sitting area
@ $249 + Tax (14.5%)


Book online via The Henley Park Hotel website and use the promo code AIDF or by calling 001-202-414-0503 and quoting the promo code AIDF. Reservations must be made no later than 6th of October 2014 and please note, the arrival date is from 19th of November 2014.

HYATT Regency Crystal City 3*

King Room - Single Occupancy
@ $179 + Tax (13%)

King Room - Double Occupancy
@ $179 + Tax (13%)

King Room - Triple Occupancy
@ $204 + Tax (13%)

King Room - Quadruple Occupancy
@ $229 + Tax (13%)


Book online via The HYATT Regency Crystal City website. Reservations must be made no later than 28th of October 2014.

InterContinental The Willard Washington D.C. 4*

1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20004 United States +1 202-628-9100

JW Marriott Washington, DC 4*

1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20004 United States +1 202-393-2000

W Washington D.C. 4*

515 15th Street NW · Washington, District of Columbia 20004 · United States +1 202 661-2400

News

  • 16 October 2014

    Infographic: Building Resilience for Disaster Reduction

    Infographic: Building Resilience for Disaster Reduction

    This week is the United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR). The day is celebrated on 13 October every year and this year’s theme is “Resilience for life”. The focus of this year is on older people as their needs are often ignored, despite being some of the most vulnerable people in disasters. IDDR encourages all citizens and governments, to participate in building more disaster resilient communities and nations. In connection with the day, Aid & International Development Forum recognizes the importance of disaster reduction and has released an infographic on “Building Resilience for Disaster Reduction”.

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  • 27 August 2014

    World Humanitarian Day: Infographic about the importance of partnerships in disaster management

    World Humanitarian Day: Infographic about the importance of partnerships in disaster management

    Aid & International Development Forum, releases an infographic on “How Partnerships & Technology Can Improve Disaster Management”. The infographic was produced in connection with the upcoming World Humanitarian Day, which falls every year on the 19th August. The day commemorates those who have lost their lives in humanitarian service. This year’s focus is all about putting the spotlight on #HumanitarianHeroes across the globe who are committed to making a difference.

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Contact

Get in touch

For more information regarding partnership, speaking opportunities and media enquiries, please contact a member of our team.

Contact info

Pierluigi Garibaldi

Registrations & Communications

Email: pgaribaldi@aidforum.org

Agnes Gradzewicz

Head of Marketing

Email: agnesg@aidforum.org

Sonja Ruetzel

Event Director

Email: sruetzel@aidforum.org

 

 

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