Conference Agenda

DAY 1: Wednesday, July 18th   

*Please note that that the agenda is subject to change. See Speaker page for bios.

7:45 – 9:00                  REGISTRATION (Sofitel The Palm Dubai, UAE)

9:00 – 9:15                  CONFERENCE INTRODUCTION & AIMS 

9:15 – 9:30                  WELCOME ADDRESS

9:30 – 10:30                KEYNOTE SPEAKER

  • Ed Martinez, President, UPS Foundation, and UPS Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer

10:30 – 11:00              POSTER SESSION/COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 12:15              PANEL 1: Global Strategies: Planning and Responding to Public Health Emergencies

12:15 – 13:30               LUNCH  

13:00 – 14:45               HUMANITARIAN FACILITY VISIT: GROUP 1  *Overview and warehouse tour; 50 people total

13:30 – 14:30               PRESENTATIONS/WORKSHOPS SESSION 1

 *3 simultaneous sessions in parallel, 60 min each

14:45 – 15:45               PRESENTATIONS/WORKSHOPS SESSION 2

15:45 – 16:30               POSTER SESSION/COFFEE BREAK

16:30 – 17:30               PRESENTATIONS/WORKSHOPS SESSION 3 

DAY 2:  Thursday, July 19th

8:15 – 8:30                    DAY 2 REGISTRATION (Sofitel The Palm Dubai, UAE)

9:00 – 9:30                    REFLECTIONS ON DAY 1

  • Conference Co-Organizers

9:30 – 10:45                  PANEL 2: PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM STRENGTHENING

10:45 – 11:00                POSTER SESSION/COFFEE BREAK 

11:00 – 12:15                PANEL 3: TECHNOLOGY AND DATA INNOVATION for collaboration and coordination across health and humanitarian sectors

12:15 – 13:30                LUNCH

13:00 – 15:45                HUMANITARIAN FACILITY VISIT: GROUP 2

 *Overview and warehouse tour; 50 people total

13:30 – 14:30                PRESENTATIONS/WORKSHOPS SESSION 4

14:45 – 15:45                PRESENTATIONS/WORKSHOPS SESSION 5

15:45 – 16:15               POSTER SESSION/COFFEE BREAK

16:15 – 17:30                PANEL 4: REFUGEE CRISIS - Facing Logistics Challenges

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Important Dates

  • Sunday, May 27: Extended Early Registration ends
  • Friday, May 18: Deadline for Oral, Workshop and Poster presentation proposals
  • Monday, May 28Notification of Presentation Acceptance
  • Wednesday, July 18 & Thursday, July 19, 2018: Days of Conference

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The Health & Humanitarian Conference series is organized each year by the Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS) at Georgia Tech in partnership with INSEAD, MIT, and Northeastern University, with generous support from corporate and other organizational sponsors.

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