Upcoming Events

Women Working in Development – WWID Women’s Economic Empowerment

BDO London Office
September 7, 2018, 3:30 pm
September 7, 2018, 5:00 pm
Why Women’s Economic Empowerment? Investment in Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) initiatives has an enormous impact on poverty at the household level, as well as improving economies as a whole. Women make huge contributions to society, whether as entrepreneurs, on farms, as employees, or through unpaid work at home. However, women are also disproportionately affected by poverty, with unequal policy and legal structures resulting in women finding themselves in insecure, low-paid jobs, earning 24% less than their male counterparts for the same work (UN Women). As women working to implement WEE initiatives, the Centre for Development Results is uniquely positioned to ...

Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit

Washington D.C.
September 25, 2018, 8:00 am
September 27, 2018, 5:00 pm
The annual Global Youth Economic Opportunities (GYEO) Summit convenes more than 550 technical experts from 50+ countries committed to advancing the social and economic well-being of young people globally. Changemakers, innovators, and leading technical experts join the Summit to increase the impact, scale, and sustainability of youth economic opportunities programming, policies, and partnerships around the globe. Nathan will be presenting on September 27 Building Awareness, Nurturing Skills and Closing the Confidence Gap: How to Help Young Women Join and Thrive in the Transportation Sector September 27, Day 3 | 11:35am-12:35pm Although transportation supplies 10-25% of jobs around the world, representation of women in the sector ...

2018 SEEP Annual Conference

Arlington, VA
October 1, 2018, 12:00 pm
October 3, 2018, 5:00 pm
The 2018 Conference, Collaboration for Impact, is taking place at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, Arlington, Virginia, on October 1-3. Member Day on October 1 kicks off the SEEP Annual General Meeting, followed by lunch discussions highlighting three exciting SEEP programs: mainstreaming the Minimum Economic Recovery Standards, the Responsible Finance through Local Leadership and Learning Initiative and the Savings Groups Evidence & Learning Initiative. The afternoon is devoted to highly interactive annual meetings of the Markets in Crisis community of practice, the Savings-led Working Group and the Women’s Economic Empowerment Working Group. The conference days – October 2 and ...

Operational Excellence in Oil & Gas

Norris Conference Center, Houston TX
November 5, 2018, 9:00 am
November 7, 2018, 3:00 pm
Every November over 300 Operations, Operational Excellence, Risk Management, EH&S, Asset Management and Reliability leaders meet at Houston’s Norris Conference Center to learn the latest strategies for managing change, increasing efficiency and optimizing productivity – without compromising reliability, safety, and compliance. Join Walter Pesenti at the 9th Annual Operational Excellence in Oil and Gas Summit and learn how to unlock value and deliver large – and lasting performance improvements. This year’s Topics being discussed at this year’s summit include: Leveraging the latest strategies to optimize Maintenance and Reliability Driving Operational Excellence to the frontline Managing Change – without Compromising Business Performance Increasing ...

37th Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference

Four Seasons Hotel, Austin, TX
November 15, 2018, 8:00 am
November 16, 2018, 5:00 pm
The University of Texas’ school of law will host its 37th Annual Jay L. Westbrook Bankruptcy Conference in November.  Ths conference is one of the premier bankruptcy programs in the nation. The conference attracts a stellar national faculty of prominent judges, academics, and practitioners and provides an in-depth focus on current issues and topics in business and consumer bankruptcy.  Nathan is proud to be a premier sponsor of the event. Learn More ...