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Abt Global is a proud Diamond Sponsor of the 2018 Annual Conference of the Society for International Development (SID), Washington, DC Chapter. This event brings together more than 800 development professionals from the private sector, NGOs, think tanks, consulting firms, government agencies, multilateral institutions, universities, and more. 

As the winner of the inaugural SID-Washington Innovation Challenge, Abt Global participated in the Innovative Use of Technology breakout panel. 

Afternoon Breakout Panels - Innovative Use of Technology
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Peter Levine, principal associate at Abt, shared insights and lessons learned from the Participatory Mapping and Planning Projects 1 and 6 (PMaP-1 and 6), managed by Abt Global. The projects have empowered Indonesian village teams to map boundaries, indentify resources, and settle land disputes through the use of drones and data management technologies.
View a recording of this panel.

We hope you had an opportunity to stop by Abt’s booth to see a drone up close and learn more about Abt’s innovative use of surveying and data management technologies that gave Indonesian communities ownership of their boundary data and mapped over 2,000 natural and cultural resources throughout the island nation.

Learn more about the PMaP Projects.

When: Thursday, May 31, 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Where: Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC

For more information, visit the event web site.