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Conference 6/1: 2017 SID-W Annual Conference

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Abt Associates is a proud Platinum Sponsor of the 2017 Annual Conference of the Society for International Development (SID), Washington, DC Chapter. This important event brings together more than 800 development professionals from the private sector, NGOs, think tanks, consulting firms, government agencies, multilateral institutions, universities, and more. 

Our technical experts will lead two Topical Lunch Discussions, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Global Health Security as an International Development Concept: Why all the Confusion?
The facilitator will lead the table in a discussion on the ambiguity of and confusion on Global Health Security. This interactive session will address the concept and importance of Global Health Security as well as the best practices emerging from this field, the areas for further investment, and the messaging to increase awareness.    
Facilitated by: Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, Abt Principal Associate/Senior Global Health Security Advisor

Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) as a Tool to Develop Sustainable and Reliable Energy and Infrastructure
This discussion will focus on how to leverage collaboration of the public sector, the private sector and civil society in order to close the financial gap required to achieve socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth (focus on energy and infrastructure).  
Facilitated by: Nadia Scharen-Guivel, Abt Principal Associate 

Visit Abt at Booth #19.

When: Thursday, June 1, 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Where: Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC

For more information, visit the event web site.