IDRN Conference 2011: Goals

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Broadly, this conference aims to facilitate relationships between people engaged in international development, focusing on graduate students, in order to promote collaboration and decrease duplication of effort. The conference aims to accomplish this goal by:

  • Providing graduate students doing international development research across a range of disciplines with an opportunity to network with each other
  • Providing graduate students with an opportunity to meet and gain new perspective and feedback from faculty in other disciplines and practitioners who focus on implementation
  • Generating the seeds of future collaborations on international development issues