Side Event Schedule


October 16




RedbudThe WaSH in Schools Annual Meeting: Towards Achieving WinS SDGs by 2030

Convened by Global WinS Network
DogwoodDrinking Water Safety through Partnership: Engaging the Private Sector in Water Quality Monitoring for WASHProjects

Convened by U.S. Agency for International Development, The Coca-Cola Company, Global Water Challenge, The U.S. Water Partnership
SunflowerRethinking rural sanitation: Practical pathways to outcome-focused programming

Convened by USAID, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, UNICEF, WaterAid, Plan, PSI and UNC
BellflowerWaSH for Maternal and Neonatal Health: behaviors, birth kits, and indicators

Convened by USAID Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP), Save the Children
Mountain LaurelDelivering a large scale multi-layered behaviour change campaign in low-income country Pakistan

Convened by WaterAid Pakistan
How you can improve your behavior change interventions by inferring which behavioral factors they address

Convened by Eawag, Helvetas
WindflowerDrinking Water Safety in the U.S.: Risk Quantification, Mitigation, and Communication

Convened by RTI International, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
AzaleaStrengthening governance and regulation of water and sanitation services towards the realization of the SDGs

Convened by WHO
HWTS: Advancing the SDG water safety agenda: Meeting of the WHO/UNICEF International Network on Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage

Convened by WHO, UNICEF, The Water Institute, CAWST


October 17




RedbudAnnual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools*

*NOTE: The Virtual Conference side event will begin at 7AM.
Annual Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in Schools

*NOTE: The Virtual Conference side event will continue until 1PM.
DogwoodNew global SDG baselines for drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene

Convened by WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme
SunflowerConfronting the elephant in the room: how do we get from increased coverage to “safely managed” sanitation?

Convened by PSI, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
HEPI: supporting WaSH actors get ready for the next health emergency

Convened by UNICEF
BellflowerResults from the WaSH Benefits trials of water quality, sanitation, handwashing, and nutritional interventions in Bangladesh and Kenya

Convened by University of California, Berkeley; icddr,b; Innovations for Poverty Action; Stanford University; Tufts University
Mountain LaurelBehavior Change at Scale: bridging research, policy, and practice

Convened by WaterAid UK, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and World Bank
Theoretically informed, evidence-based intervention design and evaluation: Approaches and lessons learned from three WaSH behavior change studies in Ethiopia, Kenya, and India

Convened by Emory University, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
WindflowerRoutine use of multiple household water sources

Convened by University of Alabama, Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University, University of Technology Sydney and The Water Institute
AzaleaChoosing a product that works: household water treatment and safe storage in emergencies

Convened by World Health Organization; ELRHA Humanitarian Innovation Fund; CAWST
WintergreenKnowledge to Practice: The Global Water Pathogen Project as a Resource for Quantitative Risk-Based Water and Sanitation Safety Planning

Convened by Global Water Pathogen Project

October 18





RedbudWaSH in emergency: how we do it and what do we know about it?

Convened by Action Against Hunger; Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA); UNICEF (Global WaSH cluster); Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Tufts University; Medentech; Global Communities
DogwoodContinuing to address waterborne disease in the United States

Convened by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
SunflowerMoving beyond ODF; measuring the road towards SDG 6.2

Convened by WSSCC Global Sanitation Fund; IRC; University at Buffalo
Swachh Bharat for Urban India: Toilets and Beyond

Convened by CEPT University (India) & RTI International (USA)
BellflowerAdvancing research methods in gender and WaSH: sharing lessons from applied field experiences and charting a course for future work

Convened by Iris Group; Kathleen O'Reilly; Bethany Caruso

Mountain LaurelBehavior change in rural and urban sanitation

Convened by Eawag, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
WaSH Away from the Home: Possible or Pipe Dream for Dislocated Populations?

Convened by World Vision & UNC
WindflowerSustainable WaSH Systems for Sustainable WaSH Services

Convened by UC Boulder
District Based Initiatives for achieving SDG6: Experiences of leveraging partnerships and building WaSH local government systems in Ghana, Burkina Faso, Uganda, Ethiopia, Niger and Mali

Convened by IRC, Hilton Foundation
AzaleaHow much is spent on WaSH? Answering the billion dollar question

Convened by WHO, World Bank & Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Financing WaSH: how to increase funds for the sector while reducing inequities

Convened by IRC and
WintergreenExposure to Animal Feces and Human Health

Convened by Emory University, Public Health Institute, Stanford University, Tufts University
From evidence to advocacy: Using research to drive change

Convened by Global Handwashing Partnership


October 19




RedbudImproving the management and sustainability of small water supplies: Guidelines on Small Water Supplies

Convened by WHO
DogwoodEnsuring Drinking Water Affordability: Challenges and Opportunities in Current Policy Making at Local, State and National Levels

Convened by UCLA Luskin Center & UNC Environmental Finance Center
Transgender Access to WaSH

Convened by WSSCC
SunflowerPotential of Pathogen Hazard Tracking for Sanitation Planning

Convened by The Water Institute
WASH for Vulnerable Populations in Peri-Urban Areas

Convened by London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine / SHARE Research Consortium
BellflowerThe business case for women in WASH

Convened by
Launch and learn: sharing new evidence and guidance on menstrual hygiene management (MHM) in humanitarian response

Convened by Columbia University and International Rescue Committee
Mountain LaurelGlobal Health Security Agenda (GHSA) Enteric Disease Outbreak Response Capacity Building Toolkit

Convened by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
WindflowerMoving WASH in Health Care Facilities from Assessment to Action: What are the Solutions?

Convened by The Center for Global Safe WASH at Emory University
AzaleaWhat are we learning from engaging Finance and Sector Ministers in High-level Sector Dialogues?

Convened by Sanitation and Water for All
WintergreenSomething to Squawk About: A Fresh Look at The F Diagram and Neglected Pathways Impacting Child Growth

Convened by World Vision, WaterSHED
Sector reform processes for strengthening WASH systems in Ghana and Uganda

Convened by IRC


October 20




RedbudKnowledge Management and Translating Evidence to Action - A case for context specificity.

Convened by WaterSHED & WaterAid
DogwoodLatin America and the Caribbean Framework for Safe Drinking Water

Convened by Pan American Health Organization
Does Evidence Even Matter? CSO Strategies for Ensuring it Does

Convened by iDE, SNV, East Meets West Foundation
SunflowerCalling all WaSH Experts: Tools and Case Studies for Multi-Sectoral Actions

Convened by The BabyWaSH Coalition, World Vision
Amplifying impact: the case for advocacy and ways to measure it

Convened by IRC, Simavi, Akvo and
BellflowerA journey of gender mainstreaming in WaSH: from evidence to gender intentional and transformative programming

Convened by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, WaterAid, Emory University, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Mountain LaurelInternational Project Management Workshop*

*NOTE: The Project Management workshop runs from 9AM until 4PM.
WindflowerBiosand Filter Updates: Implementer Support Tools, Research, and Inquiry

Convened by Lehigh University (Kristen Jellison); Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology (Laura MacDonald and Candice Rojanschi); and Pure Water for the World (Carolyn Meub)
AzaleaWalking the talk: how programs are embodying the SWA Collaborative Behaviors

Convened by SWA and Agenda for Change
Can new technologies support water quality management in rural, low resource settings?

Convened by University of Oxford
WintergreenCeramic Pot Filters: Current research, future directions and defining next steps

Convened by Ceramics Manufacturing Working Group & Tufts University