The AIDF Aid & Response Summit; Asia 2015 concluded last Thursday [18.06.2015] at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok. Taking place just over 50 days after the Nepal earthquakes that claimed nearly 9,000 lives, the conference heard numerous voices from around the region discussing and sharing their expertise on most effective aid delivery, innovation and disaster resilience across the region.
The three-day summit and exhibition attracted close to 300 leaders and executives from the Asia-Pacific region representing governments, UN agencies, regional and international NGOs, military, research institutions and the private sector. The Summit featured 14 exhibiting companies showcasing cutting-edge products and services by the Bullitt Group, HESCO, Inmarsat, SES Techcom Services, ST Kinetics, SkyLIFE Company, Motorola Solutions, NRS International, Eutelsat, Blackmores, The Aussie Mozzie Tube, ContenO, Ukrainian Helicopters and SilvaTex. Each of the companies was presenting unique and innovative solutions which can speed up and improve aid delivery, protect aid workers or help saving lives of disaster victims.