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2016 Sessions




Renewal: A New Era for International Development Professionals

2016 Annual Conference

May 9 - 10, 2016

Ottawa, ON



This is a page to access directly the various sessions of the conference. Each link will take you to a "session sheet" that is presenting the title of the session, its objective, speakers and their respective presentations when available. 


Monday, May 9, 2016

SDG Stream

Skills and Tools Stream

Partnering and Finance Stream

SDG-1 - How will we Use the SDGs in International Development Work?

STS-1 - The 21st Century Professional: Success through Clarity, Adaptability, and Disciplined Networking

PFS-1 - How to Win Contracts Funded by the Multilateral Development Banks

SDG-2 - Financing for Development: Mobilizing and Deploying New Capital for Poverty Reduction

STS-2 - Measuring Progress on Sustainable Development: Agenda 2030 and the SDG Indicators

PFS-2 - Market Yourself as a Development Professional

SDG-3 - Economic Development – Rich and Poor in the SDG’s Worldview

STS-3 - Design and Impact in Development Programming: Start with the End in Mind!

PFS-3 - Working with Global Affairs Canada (formerly DFATD)

Tuesday May 10, 2016

SDG Stream

Skills and Tools Stream

Partners and Finance Stream

SDG-4 - Ensuring Effective SDG Implementation through Multi-Stakeholder Engagement

STS-4A - Security and Duty of Care Workshop

PART A  – Establishing Your Safety and Security Management Systems

PFS-4 - Preparing Successful International Financial Institution Proposals

SDG-5 - Want to Find Governance in the New SDGs?  Look Everywhere!

STS-4B - Security and Duty of Care Workshop

PART B - Managing Medical Risks in International Development Programming

PFS-4 - Preparing Successful International Financial Institution Proposals (cont'd)

Keynote - "Canada's Performance in IFI Procurement Markets"

SDG-6 - Integrating Environment across the SDGs

STS-4C - Security and Duty of Care Workshop

PART C - Practicing Safe Stress: Duty of Care and the Development Professional

PFS-5 - Accessing the OECD iLibrary - How to get the most out of the database!

Public event - Canada at the World Humanitarian Summit: Opportunities for Leadership and Legacy

Friday May 13, 2016

Global Affairs Canada Consultation with International Development Community Representatives