Key Speakers

  • Agnes Binagwaho, Minister of Health, Rwanda
  • John Balbus, Nat. Inst. of Environmental Health Sciences
  • Francis Collins, Director, NIH
  • Anthony Fauci, Director, NIAID
  • Harvey Fineberg, President, Institute of Medicine
  • Julio Frenk, Dean, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Thomas Frieden, Director, CDC
  • Claudia Garcia-Moreno, WHO
  • Roger Glass, Director, NIH Fogarty International Center
  • Ambassador Eric Goosby, PEPFAR
  • Alan Guttmacher, Dir., Inst. of Child Health and Human Development
  • Richard Horton, Editor, The Lancet
  • Ashley Judd, Actor/Activist
  • Billy Karesh, Vice President, EcoHealth Alliance
  • George Magoha, President, University of Nairobi
  • Stephen Morrison, Vice President, CSIS
  • Chris Murray, Dir., Inst. Health Metrics & Evaluation
  • Ariel Pablos-Mendez, Assistant Administrator for Global Health, USAID
  • Steve Osofsky, Dir., Wildlife Conservation Sociey
  • David Quammen, National Geographic Society
  • Rajata Rajatanavin, Dean, Mahidol University Thailand
  • Srinath Reddy, Pres., Public Health Fd., India
  • Susan Scrimshaw, President, The Sage Colleges
  • Raj Shah, Administrator, USAID
  • Peter Singer, CEO, Grand Challenges Canada
  • Agnes Soucat, Director, African Development Bank
  • Kishor Wasan, Neglected Global Disease Init., UBC, Canada
  • Harold Varmus, Dir., National Cancer Inst., Nobel Laureate
  • Nora Volkow, Dir., Nat. Inst. on Drug Abuse

More than ever, there is a need to implement the knowledge we already possess to address the complex global health challenges the world faces. This requires harnessing the skills and energies of many disciplines. As the global health community, we have an extraordinary opportunity to work collectively to achieve this objective.

The message is clear, innovation and implementation can have positive, long-lasting effects on the challenges before us.

Join us March 14-16, 2013, for this conference that will bring together over 1,500 leaders, researchers, and innovators from a variety of sectors and disciplines to examine the cutting edge developments in addressing global health challenges.

Topic Highlights Include:

  • Education and Capacity Building in Global Health
  • Innovative Approaches and Technologies
  • Global Burden of Disease
  • Global Health Justice: Human Rights, Law, and Ethics
  • Financing for Global Health
  • Global Environmental Change and Health
  • Domestic Health Challenges
  • Enabling Systems for Effective Global Health Programs
  • OneHealth – Ecology, Conservation, and Disease
  • Oral Health
  • Interconnectedness of Government Policy on Health Uutcomes
  • Role of the Private Sector
  • Training the Global Health Workforce

Special Sessions Include:

  • Discussion with Leaders from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • The Crisis in the Sahel
  • Global Burden of Disease, 2010 Report