Shelter Partners Forum

<p><img alt="" src="" style="width: 200px; height: 116px;" />         <img alt="" src="" style="width: 350px; height: 78px;" /></p> <div> <p>The first Shelter Partners Forum took place on the day before Shelter Meeting 10b, Wednesday 1st December 2010. The forum offered a sustainable opportunity for international humanitarian organisations to engage with world leading private construction sector capacity. This regular forum was launched to discuss practical issues such as:</p> <p>1.  promoting collaboration between the private construction and humanitarian sector<br />2.  facilitating the contracting of private construction sector capacity by international humanitarian organisations<br />3.  recognition of private construction sector capabilities, resources and development potential within the humanitarian sector<br />4.  encouraging dialogue, indication of general consensuses and mapping of future engagement options</p> <p>Development of this forum has been demand led, following discussions at Shelter Meetings 9b and 10a, where a requirement was recognised for a regular forum in which private sector capacity can discuss with the humanitarian shelter community common priorities to promote collaboration.</p> <p><strong><br />Feedback Shelter Partners Forum<br /></strong></p> <p>Shelter Partners feedback has been positive with 86% of the participants likely to continue attending the Forum and the remaining 14% contitionally interested. If you were unable to attend the event but would like to provide feedback or become involved, please fill out the Shelter Partners Forum feedback form here:<br /><a href=""></a></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Agenda<br /></strong></p> <p><strong>Shelter Partners Forum, Wednesday 1st Dec 2010</strong></p> <p>08.30    <strong>Arrival and coffee</strong></p> <p>09.00    <a href=""><strong>Welcome, conference purpose and agenda</strong></a> - Tom Corsellis, Shelter Centre</p> <p>09.15    <strong>Key note speaker</strong> - Niels Scott, UN/OCHA</p> <p>09.30    <a href=""><strong>Key note speaker</strong></a> - Alex Wong, World Economic Forum</p> <p>09.45    <strong>Key note speaker</strong> - Dr. Randolph Kent, Humanitarian Futures Programme, Kings College London</p> <p>10.00    <strong>Key note speaker</strong> - Lee Malany, American Red Cross</p> <p>10.15    <strong>Introduction to breakout groups</strong></p> <p>10.30    <strong>Coffee break</strong></p> <p>11.00    <strong>Breakout groups<br /></strong>              Resources<br />              Contracting<br />              Code of conduct</p> <p>12.30    <strong>Lunch</strong></p> <p>13.30    Plenary<strong> Breakout group feedback</strong></p> <p>14.30    Proposal <strong><a href="">Humanitarian "Yellow Pages"</a></strong>?<br />              How can the humanitarian sector quickly access the private sector?</p> <p>15.00    Plenary<strong> Future of Shelter Partners Forum<br /></strong>              Conclusion and discussions for future events and actions</p> <p>15.15    Plenary <strong>Introduction to the Transitional Shelter Prototype project<br /> </strong>             Conclusion and discussions for future events and actions</p> <p>15.30    <strong>Coffee break</strong></p> <p>15.45    Demonstration <strong>Prototype Shelter tour<br /></strong>              View prototype shelters from several manufacturers</p> <p>16.30    Plenary<strong> Transitional Shelter Prototype consortium<br /></strong>              Discussion of the prototype process and future actions</p> <p>17.30    <strong>Close</strong></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>43 Participants</strong><br />Alex Wong, World Economic Forum<br />Alison Killing, Independent Consultant<br />Annette Esser, Losberger GmbH<br />Beatrice Boyer, Groupe URD<br />Bengt Loefgren, Formens Hus Foundation<br />Brittany Smith, ProAct Network<br />Christel Mulder, Millson Hospitainer<br />Dennis Kanter, Formens Hus Foundation<br />Douglas Murray-Jones, RICS Disaster Management Commission<br />Eleanor Baha, British Embassy, UK Trade & Investment<br />Erwin Brouwer, Millson Hospitainer<br />Esther Giger, H. Sheikh Noor-Ud-Din & Sons<br />Frederic Blas, Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement<br />Gerhard Tonn, Gerhard Tonn and Associates Inc.<br />Jenny Rohde, Evenproducts<br />Joakim Nyström, Formens Hus Foundation<br />Johan Karlsson, Formens Hus Foundation<br />Johan Kok, Industrial Design<br />Katie Cresswell-Maynard, Engineers Without Borders UK<br />Lee Malany, American Red Cross<br />Ludovic Jonard, Architecture & Developpement<br />M.G.D.M. Cox, Eindhoven University of Technology<br />Mahasti Tafahomi, Shelter Expert<br />Maria de Irantzu Serra Lasa, American Red Cross<br />Mark Hopley, UNHCR<br />Mark Wooding, Medair<br />Martin Suvatne, NRC<br />Matthew Parish, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP<br />Monica Fernandez, urban-think tank<br />Niels Scott, UN/OCHA<br />Oyvind Nordlie, NRC<br />Patrick Estienne, Losberger GmbH<br />Peter Erkelens, Eindhoven University of Technology<br />Randolph Kent, Kings College London<br />Robin Black, Habitat For Humanity International<br />Robin Edman, Formens Hus Foundation<br />Rolof Mulder, Millson Hospitainer<br />Sam Carmalt, ICTSD<br />T.C.A. de Haas, Eindhoven University of Technology<br />Timothy Foster, CARE<br />Timothy Mutunga, NRC<br />Valery Bancelin, NRC<br />Vidar Glette, NRC<strong></strong></p> <p><strong>20 Additional registrants, unable to attend because of snow</strong><br />Aleksandar Radosavecv, Danish People's Aid<br />Andre Haverkort, F-action<br />Brenda Coughlan, DFID<br />Coen van der Brand, F-action<br />Eelko Brouwer, Netherlands Red Cross<br />Einar Haveland, W. Giertsen Hallsystem AS<br />Farhaj Sarwar, H. Sheikh Noor-Ud-Din & Sons<br />Farzana Nazli, Participatory Rural Development Society<br />Igor Chantefort, IOM Haiti<br />Immanuel Darkwa, HomeStil<br />Jahal de Meritens, Early Recovery Cluster<br />Jamie Lacey, HomeStil<br />John Adlam, DFID<br />Jonathan Bamber, ToughStuff International<br />Mario Flores, Habitat For Humanity International<br />Martin Sjöholm, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB)<br />Mercedes Azpiroz Garcia, FATCO S.R.L., Shelter Manufacturer<br />Scott Coulombe, Steelelements International, LLC<br />Shailesh Kataria, RICS Disaster Management Commission<br />Simone van Dijk, Eindhoven University of Technology<strong><br /> </strong></p> </div>