Conferences & Events

Conferences

The Center organizes and supports an annual conference series focused on Health and Humanitarian Logistics. Click on the below listing for details relating to upcoming 2017 offering.

To access a listing of the upcoming and past conferences with links to their respective websites, please click here.

2017 Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference
2017 Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference
Tue, 01/31/2017 - 15:25,

The growing number of humanitarian crises due to wars and political unrest, natural disasters, food insecurity, infectious diseases, poverty, etc. affects millions around the world with devastating socioeconomic effects.

Events

Disaster Management Forum with IPaT

The Georgia Tech Institute for People and Technology (IPaT) with the Georgia Tech Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems (CHHS) are bringing together governmental experts, policy makers, researchers, and decision makers to share current efforts, research, and new problems identified in the space of disaster and humanitarian response on April 27, 2016.

HHS co-hosts BILL GEORGE as part of Scheller IMPACT Speakers series

HHS co-hosts BILL GEORGE as part of Scheller IMPACT Speakers series

Bill George is professor of management practice at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. He is the author of four best-selling books: 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis, True North, Finding Your True North, and Authentic Leadership.  With co-author Doug Baker he recently published True North Groups.

HHS hosts IBM's Rebecca Curzon: Technology and Humanitarian response

HHS hosts IBM's Rebecca Curzon: Technology and Humanitarian response

Rebecca E. Curzon is Senior Program Manager with IBM Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs, with leadership roles in business integration, philanthropy, and volunteer enablement. Ms. Curzon manages IBM’s global strategy in humanitarian disaster response, applying IBM technology, solutions, expertise and innovation to critical needs in the aftermath of disaster; and developing strategic partnerships around mitigation of the effects of disaster using technology for smarter and more resilient cities.

CARE, ACF, and Emory specialists to discuss Climate Change and Humanitarian Aid as part of France-Atlanta partnership

CARE, ACF, and Emory specialists to discuss Climate Change and Humanitarian Aid as part of France-Atlanta partnership

"Climate change and humanitarian aid : local and global stakes in COP21"


Hosted by FRANCE-Atlanta in partnership with Emory University and the Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems at Georgia Tech


Climate change is an aggravating factor of humanitarian crises that poses significant challenges for government and non-government humanitarian actors alike. In 2014, 87% of recorded disasters were climate-related.

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