Aid & International Development Forum - Workshop Sessions

Event Date: 
May 21, 2013 - 9:00am
Washington, DC

21-22 May 2013 – the event offers the opportunity to network with over 1700 attendees and participate in 25 conference and workshop sessions.

With over 100 speakers involved from organizations including USAID, World Vision International, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, UN World Food Programme and the International Procurement Agency you can learn from experts within the humanitarian aid sector, including Q&A sessions on Logistics Management and Transparent Procurement Practices.

May 21 sessions: Aid in an Age of Austerity, Post-Disaster Coordination - Shelter, Water & Sanitation, Logistics Management, Public-Private Partnerships – Action Beyond Rhetoric, Pitch Tank (Corporate), Developmental Challenges Post-2015: Empowering women and local communities, Development Coordination - Health, Maternal Health, Infant Mortality and Educatio, Innovation in Disaster Situations (Interactive Session), Pitch Tank (NGOs), Peace and Stability - Countries in Transition, Climate Change Mitigation.

Climate Change Mitigation: 16:30 - 18:00

While the effects of climate change are being felt worldwide, it is in the most vulnerable developing states that the most significant impacts will be felt. Mitigating against the effects of climate change requires unparalleled levels of cooperation across different sectors and different types of organizations: this session will examine how best to address climate change and its effects on the region.

David Nicholson, Director, Environment, Energy and Climate Change, Mercy Corps

Michele de Nevers, Senior Program Associate, Center for Global Development

Hilary French, Program Officer, UNEP Regional Office for North America

Shakuntala Makhijani, Research Associate, Climate and Energy Program, The Worldwatch Institute

The forum is open to the public and FREE to attend.

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Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC