ME&A Team Joins SID-Washington 2018 Annual Conference
ME&A was pleased to be among the sponsors of the Society for International Development-Washington (SID) Annual Conference held in Washington, D.C., on May 31, 2018. The theme of the 2018 Conference was “The Future of Development in a Rapidly Changing World.”
Some 900 development professionals participated in this year’s conference along with multiple exhibitors including ME&A. ME&A team members hosted a booth in the exhibition hall and had the opportunity to talk with many SID members and recruit top talent.
This year’s keynote address focused on “Diplomacy, Development and Defense: How Are the 3Ds Collaborating, Coordinating, and Serving as a Unity of Effort in a Changing World?” and included speakers from USAID, the National War College, U.S. Department of State, and U.S. Department of Defense. The lunch session focused on “The Role and Impact of Development in the National Security Equation,” and the closing plenary was a conversation with senior House and Senate staff.
ME&A is a long-standing member of SID, a non-profit organization composed of individuals and institutions concerned with sustainable international development. ME&A has served as a sponsor for SID-Washington’s annual conference for many years.