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HLA General Assembly, 1 October, Nairobi

October 1, 2019



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HLA will be running a one-day Annual General Assembly in Nairobi on 1 October 2019, sponsored by key sponsors Bolloré Logistics, Tristar  Astral Aviation, Skylife Technology and Techno Relief Services. The meeting will comprise keynote speakers, panel discussion and facilitated workshops on the theme of Enhancing public and private sector engagement in Humanitarian Logistics – shaping the next decade.

To view the full provisional programme, click here.

Participants will include HLA members – both individuals and organizations – and senior representatives from NGOs, the private sector, Government and universities. The event will comprise of an association summit, keynotes and presentations from thought leaders and sector experts, and partner institutions, as well as an exhibition stand, where HLA management and volunteers will respond to queries from existing and potential new members.

The programme will cover the following four topics:

  1. Connecting: What are the key operational and relationship challenges active in the Humanitarian Logistics (HL) space?
  2. Standards: What should be the scope and priorities for the work needed to map, identify gaps, endorse and compile knowledge to inform HL standards?
  3. Climate change: What are the roles, challenges and opportunities for the humanitarian, private and public sectors to develop and manage eco supply chains?
  4. Humanitarian Aviation: How can cross-sector connectedness and information sharing at the local level be improved?

The event is scheduled to run prior to and linked with the 7th Africa Logistics Conference and is sharing the same venue, so attendees can network with delegates from the ALC. Outputs from the event will inform targeted follow up activities and meetings to work on specific solutions to identified challenges.

Who Should Attend?
  • HLA members – individual and corporate
  • Government and public sector representatives
  • Aid organisation representatives
  • Private sector representatives and consultants
  • Students

The HLA General Assembly has been kindly sponsored by the following companies:

Bolloré Logistics ranks among the world’s top 10 in transport and logistics. Deployed on five continents, Bolloré Logistics’ Aid & Relief experts has acquired a strong understanding of local requirements.


Tristar are a fully integrated Liquid Logistics Solutions provider catering to the needs of the petroleum and chemical industries, globally.


Astral Aviation is a licensed cargo airline that has been operating in Africa for over 18 years. It provides reliable and cost-effective airfreight solutions, using a combination of schedule and charter flights within its intra-African and European network.


Skylife Technology disbursement systems, coupled with aerodynamic single-serve delivery packets, offer our customers the opportunity to distribute relief aid products such as food, water, shelter, first aid and personal hygiene supplies, directly to those in need immediately after natural or man-made disasters. 


Techno Relief Services is a global supplier for emergency relief, shelter, rehabilitation and developmental projects. It has an extensive logistical network enabling them to service various aid and relief agencies worldwide with core supplies including shelter, emergency kits, basic medical kits, water and sanitation items and basic supplies for agriculture, fishing, kitchen, hygiene and education.


To book your place, please click below. We are making a small charge to help cover administrative costs. You can pay via PayPal or debit card. If paying online is a problem, please email us and we can reserve your place.



October 1, 2019


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