Conference: USAID – SURGE Project


“The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Strengthening Urban Resilience for Growth with Equity (SURGE) Project is inviting you to join the 2016 International Conference on Urban Development: Accelerating Resilience and Inclusive Growth on July 12-13, 2016 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel in Pasay, Manila. It is the Philippines’ biggest international conference on urban development geared toward realizing the potential of emerging secondary cities. The conference aims to foster multi-disciplinary discussions, create a network of partnerships and build information that will promote public and private sector collaboration in achieving livable, safe and economically vibrant cities.

The conference will gather about 1,200 international and local experts, business leaders, change makers from the national and local governments, representatives from donor agencies and professional organizations, as well as students of urban development who will have the opportunity to share innovative ideas. It will have dynamic plenary sessions, panel discussions and workshops. Moreover, the event will also provide a valuable forum for building professional networks and aiding newly-elected government officials form linkages that will help realize their cities’ potential.”

For more information about the conference, please contact the Conference Secretariat at or call 0917-8005396 or 0917-8121289.

To register online, click here.


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