AID hosts virtual conference

AID hosts virtual conference

With offices around the globe, the Agency for International Development recently opted to hold its annual conference on the Web.

The three-week virtual conference drew nearly four times as many participants as the agency's in-person meeting, AID officials said.

AID, which runs the country's foreign economic and humanitarian assistance programs, usually draws about 35 members to its face-to-face conferences, said Bill Bruck, chief knowledge officer for Caucus Systems. The Washington company provided the technological support for the online conference.

Conference attendees received passwords so they could access a Web site created for the conference.

'Susan M. Menke, Tony Lee Orr and Bill Murray

Featured

  • business meeting (Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock.com)

    Civic tech volunteers help states with legacy systems

    As COVID-19 exposed vulnerabilities in state and local government IT systems, the newly formed U.S. Digital Response stepped in to help. Its successes offer insight into existing barriers and the future of the civic tech movement.

  • data analytics (Shutterstock.com)

    More visible data helps drive DOD decision-making

    CDOs in the Defense Department are opening up their data to take advantage of artificial intelligence and machine learning tools that help surface insights and improve decision-making.

Stay Connected