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AIDF Asia Summit 2016
United Nations Conference Center (UNCC), Bangkok, Thailand
21-22 June 2016
The Aid & Development Asia Summit 2016 looks at how technological innovations and best practice can improve aid and development work in Asia-Pacific.
Gathering all key stakeholder groups including UN and government agencies, development banks, civil societies and the private sector, the Summit provides a unique opportunity for trans-disciplinary discussions and cross-sector networking.
The Aid & Development Asia Summit agenda will focus on building resilience to disasters and climate change, enabling quicker, safer and better emergency response, and ensuring more effective aid delivery and community engagement.
Join 250+ senior executives and advisors from Asian governments, UN agencies, development banks, NGOs, military & defence and civil society organisations and the private sector to:
- Find out about the latest trends in resilience and relief management.
- Discover new innovations and practical solutions, especially around mobile devices.
- Compare your approaches with peers and benefit from first-hand insight from leading solution providers .
- Build long lasting partnerships and more effective collaborations.
During this two-day Summit you will discover new business opportunities, exchange ideas and influence the global debate on improving disaster relief and resilience.
In particular the AIDF Asia Summit 2016 will discuss:
- Overview of current health threats in Asia
- Update on regional health programmes Malaria, TB, HIV, dengue fever
- Disease prevention and control: vaccinations, testing, monitoring
- Strengthening health programmes through the use of mobile technologies
- Evidence informed policy: ensuring health (and nutrition) promotion reflects the latest science
WASH INNOVATIONS AND GOOD PRACTICE
- Ensuring access to safe drinking water and sanitation
- Discussing water quality and safety
- Examining solutions for water treatment
- Wastewater management in rural areas and resource recovery
- Best practice for improving hygiene awareness and education
MOBILE FOR DEVELOPMENT
- Discussing the impact of mobile devices on development work
- Utilising mobile technology to better reach and engage communities
- Mobile internet: applications, challenges and potential
- mHealth innovations in Asia
- mLearning for distant education and capacity Building community engagement and social media projects
HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES
- Addressing challenges of last mile logistics: how access has changed in some regions
- Best practice for shipping supplies into areas of reduced infrastructure and difficult borders
- Restoring access to devastated areas
- End-to-end visibility: discussing benefits and costs of traceability
- Ensuring agile operations and reducing programme waste
- Lessons learned from recent operations
- How to improve supplier relationship management and long term partnerships
NEW FINANCING AND ELECTRONIC PAYMENT MODELS
- Applying mobile money as tool in humanitarian and development programmes
- Managing the transition towards digital payments and choosing the right partner
- Comparing different models: credit card, e-voucher, mobile cash transfer
- Addressing security concerns and acceptance
- Currency risk management
- Improving communication with communities (CwC): how can communications with communities become more agile, localized and connected?
- The importance of social networks and data exchange
- Exchanging best practice and experience of social media projects
IMPORTANT: Please email us a soft copy of your passport size photo in order to issue a photo badge for you, as per the UNCC requirement.
- Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the Summit?
- What are my transport/parking options getting to the Summit?
There is paid car park available at UNCC, Bangkok.
- Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the Summit?
Yes, please bring the registration confirmation with you.
-The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
No, registration/ticket name needs to match the attendee name. Only registered and approved prior to the Summit attendees are allowed to enter the UN compound.
- Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes; to transfer your ticket please e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
- How can I update my registration information?
To update your registration information, please email: email@example.com
- Who should I contact if I have additional questions about registration?
Please contact Tim Swinfen-Green, Events and Communications Manager, on +44 (0)20 7871 0188 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- What is the refund policy?
Cancellation by delegate: should you be unable to attend the Summit you may nominate a substitute to attend in your place. You must contact us in advance of the Summit to substitute as on-the-day changes will not be accepted. If you do not wish to nominate a substitute we will give you a refund less a 20% handling charge for all cancellations received in writing (e.g. email) 30 days before the Summit date. After this date no refunds will be given.We do not accept verbal cancellations. If you do not receive a reply to your cancellation request please contact us immediately on +44 (0)20 7871 0188.
Cancellation by us: if we are obliged to cancel the Summit for any reason we will fully refund the delegate fees already paid. If we are obliged to postpone a conference we will offer the registered attendees the opportunity to rebook for the new Summit date at the same rate or we will cancel the attendance and fully refund the delegate fees already paid. We are not liable for any travel or accommodation expenses incurred by you or your company if a conference is cancelled or postponed.
- What is included in the Summit fee?
The ticket covers the whole day of the Summit and includes participating at all conference sessions, workshops, networking sessions, lunch and refreshments.
- Is travel and accommodation included in the ticket price?
Please note: the Summit fee does not include travel and accommodation. Please refer to our website for travel indications and partner hotels.
- What is the maximum number of delegates per organisation?
In order to ensure maximum networking opportunities and a well-balanced audience a maximum of 3 delegates from each participating organisation is allowed.
- Visa invitation letter
It is the delegate’s responsibility to investigate the visa requirements for Thailand and apply for an appropriate visa, if necessary. Delegates should ensure that they apply for their visa, if required, in good time before travelling to Thailand. Full information regarding visa requirements is available here: http://www.thaiembassyuk.org.uk/?q=node/188.
Only registered and approved by organisers attendees / speakers / partners will be eligible to obtain the invitation letter for a visa application from AIDF. Please contact Tim Swinfen-Green at email@example.com to request it.
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- Filming and Photography
All unauthorised photography and the recording of transmitting of audio or visual material, data or information are expressly prohibited. You consent to filming and sound recording and photography of the summit as a delegate and you consent to the use by AIDF to any such recording or photography anywhere in the world for promotional, marketing and other purposes.
When & Where
Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF)
The Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF) is the world leading forum specialising in disaster relief, resilience, mobile for development, food security and water security. We unite all stakeholders from government, UN agencies, intergovernmental agencies, NGOs and the private sector by providing a platform for independent debate and knowledge exchange, and for establishing long-lasting partnerships. For over 13 years, AIDF has been committed to improving aid and international development through research and high profile events held at the UN and government buildings in Asia, Africa, North America and Europe. To find out more, download the Aid and International Development Forum brochure.