Dive into our curated collection of immersive case studies, each crafted to offer you a deep dive into the intricacies of various project challenges, the remarkable results achieved, and the invaluable lessons learned along the way.

Our case studies are more than just success stories; they are dynamic narratives that provide a behind-the-scenes look at the strategies, tactics, and innovative solutions that drove these projects to success. These real-world examples hold the power to inspire and guide your future strategies, helping you make informed decisions and avoid common pitfalls.


Day 1

25th October


10:30 - 11:15  The introduction of the Vaccine Landcruiser – What impact has it had on vaccine delivery? 

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Yoshinobu Nagamine, Senior Manager, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

Ko Nakagawa, Project General Manager International Cooperation Group, Toyota Tsusho Corporation

 11:30 - 12:15  Community Ownership: Catalyst for transforming disaster risk reduction into broader community development solutions

Rachel Beagles, Senior Business Development and Climate Advisor, ADRA

Fahim Safi, Senior MEAL Advisor, ADRA

 12:30 - 13:15  UNOPS’ Approach to Mainstreaming Gender Responsive Procurement - Exploring concrete & practical case studies
View PosterAnne-Claire Howard, Director of Procurement, UNOPS
 13:30 - 14:15  Driving with Data: What We’ve Learned about Building Resilient Supply Chains for a Future Pandemic
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Zaher Moshtaq, PMP, Project Director, The Palladium Group

Arjun Arackal, Project Manager, Supply Chain Strategic Initiatives, The Global Fund

14:30 - 15:15  Rwanda Early Childhood Development (ECD) Model as an Entry Point for Community Development
View PosterMary Okumu, Senior Director/Head of Technical Unit, ForAfrika
15:30 - 16:30  Transition to Sustainable Cold Chains: Case Hep-E vaccination campaign in South Sudan

Dr. Diego Vega, Director, HUMLOG Institute

Félicia Saïah, Supply Chain Program Manager, Médecins sans Frontières

Sonja Saari, Doctoral Researcher, Hanken School of Economics/HUMLOG Institute



Day 2

26th October


10:30 - 11:15  Big data analytics (BDA) adoption in humanitarian organisations
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Abhilash Kondraganti, Doctoral Researcher, Operations and Supply Chain Management, University of Liverpool

11:30 - 12:15  Delivering education at the last mile in crises using AI-driven chatbots
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Atish Gonsalves, Global Education Research & Innovation Lead, International Rescue Committee

12:30 - 13:15  Creating Change in Protracted, Complex Humanitarian Emergencies: Lesson Learned from 2 Years of Multisectoral Programs in South Sudan
Lanre Williams-Ayedun, Senior Vice President, International Programs, World Relief 
13:30 - 14:15  Last Mile Payments: Opportunities and Challenges for International NGOsView Poster
Nkosi Moyo, Head, Global Payments & Mobile Sales, Crown Agents Bank
15:15 - 16:00  Circular Economy for relief blankets: Reducing the environmental impact of humanitarian aid products 

Nicholas McLean, Business Development Manager , Alpinter

Ali Ahmad, Director, H. Nizam Din & Sons (Private) Limited

Jenny Puts, Sustainability & Circularity Impact Consultant, Closed Loop Fashion

Marina Chahboune, Founder, Sustainability Expert, Closed Loop Fashion