Humanitarian Response: Innovation to Meet Needs

March 2, 2013  |  Gordon College
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This conference is intended to bring together practitioners of humanitarian response and global health, students considering a career in this area, and academic researchers. Supply systems are critical to humanitarian response and global health care. The humanitarian sector presents unique challenges to logistics. Recent progress and innovative approaches will be presented. Talks will address international health, food aid, and disaster response.



Kathryn Kempton
Director of International Operations, Partners in Health

Laurent Dedieu
Logistics Supervisor, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontiéres

Dan Neal
Director of Global Logistics, Heart to Heart International

Erin Bores
Emergency Planner, California Department of Public Health

Jarrod Goentzel
Humanitarian Response Lab, MIT

Michael A. Orfitelli
Disaster Services Coordinator, Eastern Territory, Salvation Army

There will also be sessions with student presentations.


Mike Veatch
Gordon College Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Jarrod Goentzel
Humanitarian Response Lab, MIT

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