On the invitation by the India Association Congress (IAC), ADFIAP, represented by its Secretary General, Octavio Peralta, was one of the panellists of an international webinar for associations with the theme, “Embracing the New Normal : How to Navigate this Disruption, and Making it Work in our Favour.” The event, held on April 30, 2020 was in collaboration with IAC’s technology partner, xpertica.net and attracted 130 participants.
The webinar panellists aside from Mr. Peralta, were Dean West, President, Association Laboratory, Inc. (USA), Adrian Greet, Director General, SAI Platform Conference (UK), Edward Koh, Executive Director, Singapore Tourism Board and Dr. BM Makkar, Chairman, International Federation for Diabetes and Cardio-Metabolic Diseases (India). The session was moderated by Prasant Saha, CEO of CIMGlobal.
The panel discussed, among others, the impact of COVID-19 on associations, new approaches in conducting business using technology, virtual events as a new normal, and opportunities for associations going forward.
ADFIAP collaborates with and joins events of same-purposed organizations around the world to learn from others, share its own experiences and, at the same time, gain visibility and recognition in the association community worldwide.