9th Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit

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Discover innovations and good practice in disaster resilience and global development from humanitarian leaders and industry experts.

Event details

  • Name of event: 9th annual Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit
  • Dates: 6-7 September 2017
  • Location: Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Centre, Washington D.C., USA.
  • Event website: global.aidforum.org
  • Organising body: Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF)
  • Discount for GNDR members: 10% using a discount code before online registration (contact the Secretariat for the discount code if you intend to register)

About the Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit

Now in its 9th year, the AIDF Global Disaster Relief Summit returns to Washington D.C. on 6-7 September 2017, once again uniting humanitarian and development leaders, solution providers and decision makers from NGOs, government and UN agencies.

Taking place at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Centre, the Summit will provide an update on emergency procurement, disaster resilience, refugee crisis, data & ICT strategy, innovations in humanitarian logistics, health & WASH and much more.

As the new name suggests, the Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit will expand its scope beyond disaster relief operations and will look into emerging global challenges, technological innovations and opportunities in international aid and development sector.

Reasons to participate

  • Gain practical advice from over 70 speakers on how to improve efficiency and effectiveness of disaster response and deliver global programmes aimed at meeting the sustainable development agenda
  • Benchmark your approaches with 350+ decision makers from government agencies, United Nations, Red Cross, NGOs, donors and foundations, military, relief agencies and the private sector and explore opportunities for collaboration
  • Discover innovations, new trends and solutions that will help implement technically sound international humanitarian and development assistance
  • Participate in 8 hours of networking offering an unparalleled opportunity for knowledge exchange, cross-sector engagement and building long lasting partnerships


  • For more information or to register, visit global.aidforum.org
  • For the discount code for GNDR members, please contact Esther Fletcher (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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