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View the Agenda here and Speaker here. To register, click here. Please note, space for in-person attendance is limited, so please register at your earliest convenience.
This Summit is hosted by LASER PULSE (Long-term Assistance and SErvices for Research, Partners for University-Led Solutions Engine), a $70M program funded through USAID’s Innovation, Technology, and Research (ITR) Hub. LASER PULSE is a consortium led by Purdue University, with core partners Catholic Relief Services, Indiana University, Makerere University and the University of Notre Dame and implements 40+ projects in 20 countries through a growing network of 3,400+ researchers and development practitioners in 77 countries.
LASER PULSE operates with an objective to enhance the generation and use of Higher Education Institution (HEI)-based research for decision making in global development. This Summit aims to bring together representatives from USAID Missions, Bureaus and Independent Offices (M/B/IOs), the LASER PULSE consortium, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) , NGOs, private sector and donors, to share LASER PULSE’s experience of utilizing academic rigor to produce solutions for development challenges alongside 26+ USAID M/B/IOs.
The keynote speech will be delivered by Mohamed Abdel-Kader, Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Director of the Innovation, Technology, and Research Hub, USAID.
Ballroom at Armour J. Blackburn University Center, Howard University
2397 6th St NW
Virtual Location: Virtual via Zoom
To register, click here.
View the Agenda here and Speakers here.
This event is sponsored by LASER PULSE and supported by organizations in the LASER PULSE consortium.