Join us for our first-ever Humentum Annual Conference: The Power of Operational Excellence on July 25-27, 2018! The Humentum Annual Conference is an exclusive, members-only event. One of the largest gatherings worldwide of professionals in the international relief and development NGO community. The conference will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington DC 20001. 


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Looking for ways to attend the Annual Conference 2018 on a budget? Our international scholarships are now open! Enter yourself or a colleague to potentially win free seats to the Annual Conference and $2,000 towards transportation and lodging. 


Nominations for the 2018 Operational Excellence Awards are now closed.  Awardees will be selected in June and recognized at our 2018 Annual Conference in July.

Presenter Corner

We invite you to submit a session proposal for the Humentum 2018 Annual Conference. This year's conference will be divided into four tracks: FoundationsPeopleSustainability, and Evidence

We are seeking sessions that will help others achieve excellence in their work, overcome a challenge, prepare for the future, or showcase the positive impact of integrating operations areas across functions. Learner-focused sessions (case studies, facilitated discussions, skills-building, participatory activities) are preferred.

This year as a special "thank you" to our presenters, enjoy 25% off your registration rate once your application has been accepted!

Presenter Resources

Framing the Future of NGO Excellence: AT A GLANCE

To everyone who attended our 2017 Annual Conference: thank you for making it our largest, most exciting conference yet. Annual Conference 2018 will have all the learning, networking, and celebrating 2017 did- and more, as our first Humentum Annual Conference!


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Humentum's Annual Conference will bring together more than 1,200 attendees from our member community. This is the perfect opportunity to meet and network with leaders and practitioners in the relief and development community who specialize in finance, grants and contracts; human resources; information technology; legal services; and cross-operational functions.


Platinum Sponsors

  • INTL FCStone
  • Unit4

Gold sponsors

  • BDO
  • Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman

Silver sponsors

  • SafeGuard World
  • Western Union Business Solutions

Bronze sponsors

  • The KonTerra Group
  • Calibre CPA Group, PLLC
  • Birches Group
  • GeoBlue
  • NetSuite
  • Sage Intacct
  • Madwolf
  • Serenic Software
  • Key Travel
  • PM4NGOs
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • The KonTerra Group
  • Mauve Group
  • Aetna
  • Allegiant Global Partners