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HLA workshop at Aid & Trade London, 26th April 2018

April 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm BST

Free

Engagement between the aid and private sectors to enhance humanitarian logistics knowledge and innovation

The workshop provides keynote speeches on a number of current hot topics key to promoting a stronger technical, operational role for the private sector and a potential changing role for aid organisations to cover assessment, programming and monitoring/evaluation.

Each topic is followed by a panel discussion on the issues raised, with the aim of capturing some concrete steps that are agreed for follow up.

 The format is as follows:

Welcome: George Fenton – CEO, Humanitarian Logistics Association (HLA)

LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN

Cash transfer/block chain – how do humanitarian supply chains adopt the use of new cash transfer and block chain technology?

Speakers:

Peter Jones – Managing Director, Logistics Learning Alliance Ltd
The theory behind current cash transfer programming

Neil Rodrigues – Director of Supply Chain, International Medical Corps
Humanitarian sector supply chain evolution and future trends

Robert Ellis – Director, Notceen Ltd
Digital innovations – block chain and cash transfers and linkages to aid/market supply chains.
Banking expert, Rob, has recently written a book on the topic.

Panel:

George Fenton, Peter Jones, Neil Rodrigues and Robert Ellis.

FLEET MANAGEMENT

What factors must be addressed to ensure that in-program deliveries are timely and impactful?

 Speakers: 

Claire Barnhoorn – Director, Humanitarian Innovation, AidInnov
Logistics innovations – the latest trends
Claire was a logistician with MSF and now works for a start-up connecting aid innovations.

Chris Weeks – VP Humanitarian Affairs, DeutschePost DHL
Challenges with sustaining capacity building and knowledge transfer initiatives
How companies should shape their CSR programmes; DHL’s Getting Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) programme; New developments – GARD v2.0

Stuart Smith –  Director – Development, Volga Dnepr Group
Air cargo/freight innovations

Panel:

Claire Barnhoorn, Chris Weeks, Stuart Smith
Sue Hodgson – Head of Emergency Supply Chain, Save the Children International
David Quinn – Crown Agents
Serge Alezier – Pharma Logistics Club
Joseph Thompson – CEO, AID:Tech

Summary and close

Neil Rodrigues, IMC and George Fenton, HLA

Details

Date:
April 26, 2018
Time:
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.aidandtrade.london

Organizers

Aid & Trade London
Private: Humanitarian Logistics Association

Venue

ExCel Centre, London
Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway
London, E16 1XL United Kingdom
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Website:
http://www.aidandtrade.london/visit

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