AIDF Global Summit

5 September 2018 08:00 - 6 September 2018 17:00

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC 20004, USA

AIDF Global Summit



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 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.

By attending the AIDF Global Summit 2018, 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.

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.

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Opening times

  • Wednesday, September 5: 08:00 - 19:30
  • Thursday, September 6: 08:00 - 17:30


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