Conferences

March 31, 2017
Global Health and Infectious Disease Conference St. Louis, MO 63110

Sponsoring Organizations: Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health

CGHID works to enhance collaborations and strategic partnerships at Washington University in St. Louis to eradicate global infectious diseases. This fifth annual Global Health & Infectious Disease Conference theme is “Science to Solutions”.

April 3, 2017 - April 7, 2017
15th World Congress on Public Health Melbourne, Australia

Sponsoring Organizations: Public Health Association Australia (PHAA)

This Congress serves as an international forum for the exchange of knowledge and experiences on key public health issues, contributing towards protecting and promoting public health at a national and global level.

April 7, 2017 - April 9, 2017
2017 Annual CUGH Global Health Conference Washington, DC 20009

Sponsoring Organizations: Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)/Johns Hopkins University

This year’s theme is Healthy People, Healthy Ecosystems: Implementation, Leadership and Sustainability in Global Health. A host of speakers will address topics that include: planetary health; governance and political decision-making; health systems and human resources; women’s health; non-communicable diseases and social determinants of health; and infectious diseases.

April 18, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Humanitarian Response Intensive Course Cambridge, MA

Sponsoring Organizations: Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

The Humanitarian Response Intensive Course will focus on practical issues that arise in the field, such as rapid assessments, application of minimum standards for food security, shelter, WaSH (water, sanitation and hygiene) and operational approaches to relations with the military in humanitarian settings.

April 20, 2017 - April 22, 2017
2017 Spring Technical Exchange Conference Charlotte, NC 28273

Sponsoring Organizations: Technical Exchange for Christian Healthcare (TECH)

TECH is a membership association of over one-hundred nonprofit Christian medical relief organizations and individuals involved in medical missions around the world. TECH holds bi-annual conferences for the purpose of education and networking. Learn how to appropriately provide medical equipment and supplies to your foreign mission projects.

April 20, 2017 - April 21, 2017
CORE Group Global Health Practitioner Conference Washington, DC

Sponsoring Organizations: CORE Group

The Global Health Practitioner Conference enables community health advocates (NGOs, academics, donors, private sector, etc.) to collaborate, discuss ideas, and form partnerships for improving programs that save lives around the world.

April 21, 2017 - April 22, 2017
Global Surgical Frontiers Conference 2017 London, United Kingdom

Sponsoring Organizations: The Royal College of Surgeons of England

The aim of the Global Surgical Frontiers Conference is to provide information and opportunities for surgeons, trainees and consultants, to address issues raised by surgeons and to identify opportunities to work overseas. The theme for 2017 is focused on children's surgery, with the aim to address tough challenges for surgery - the surgical care of the young.

April 22, 2017 - April 23, 2017
2017 Global Health and Innovation Conference New Haven, CT

Sponsoring Organizations: Unite for Site

This conference will convene leaders, change-makers, and participants from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. Included among this years numerous speakers is Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, Director of Earth Institute, Columbia University.

April 25, 2017 - April 28, 2017
WADEM Congress on Emergency and Disaster Medicine 2017 Toronto, Canada

Sponsoring Organizations: World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM)

The Congress provides an interactive environment to present research and findings, exchange ideas and best practices, and network with colleagues. The Congress contains a core scientific program presenting the developments within the field of disaster and emergency health, focused meetings for the organization’s various sections and chapters as well as research workshops.

April 29, 2017 - May 2, 2017
14th World Rural Health Conference Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Sponsoring Organizations: World Family Doctors Caring for People

This conference program will focus on those issues relevant to rural and remote health care workers. More specific information regarding speakers and presentations will be forthcoming.

May 4, 2017 - May 6, 2017
2017 CMDA National Convention Ridgecrest, NC 28770

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Medical and Dental Associations (CMDA)

The 2017 CMDA National Convention is a conference intended for physicians, dentists, nurses and other healthcare professional. Sessions will include, ""Leadership Fundamentals for Healthcare Professionals", "Cross-Cultural Graduate Medical Education", "Emergency Tropical Medicine Cases" and "Planning and Executing a Short Term Dental Mission Trip".

June 1, 2017 - June 3, 2017
Bethune Roundtable 2017 Ottowa, Ontario

Sponsoring Organizations: Canadian Network for International Surgery

The theme for the 2017 Bethune Roundtable is Evidence Based Global Surgery – Advancing Education, Research, and Advocacy. This conference aims to bring together health professionals from across disciplines to share their experiences in delivering safe surgery in low-resource settings as well as highlight the importance of using evidence to guide initiatives, and to encourage research on global surgery.

June 14, 2017 - June 15, 2017
Update Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health Toronto, ON, Canada

Sponsoring Organizations: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)

This course aims to prepare individuals and medical professionals for overseas travel to low and low middle-income countries, diagnose and treat individuals who have become ill during overseas travel or residence and diagnose and treat individuals living in the tropics and subtropics. This course runs in conjunction with the North American Refugee Health Conference.

June 20, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Village Healthcare Intensive Grand Saline, TX 75140

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Health Service Corps

Designed for all healthcare providers and students, the Village Healthcare Intensive is divided into two sections, "Global Health Principles and Practice" and "Tropical Medicine Overview" and is presented through lectures, discussions, case studies, and workshops.

July 10, 2017 - July 28, 2017
Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) Baltimore, MD 21205

Sponsoring Organizations: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - Center for Refugee and Disaster Response

This course covers the basics of health care in refugee and disaster situations, including disaster epidemiology, environmental health, food and nutritional issues in emergencies, the design, and implementation of health services, and management of communicable diseases.

July 13, 2017 - July 15, 2017
Strengthening Global Health: Faith at the Center Baltimore, MD

Sponsoring Organizations: Christian Connections for International Health (CCIH)

This conference will explore how Christian faith guides work in global health, and will address such questions as: 1. What is our role as Christians in ensuring all people have access to community-based care and preventive services, especially marginalized communities? 2. What programs have we launched that protect and empower women and children and strengthen families? and 3. How do we sustain and strengthen evidence-based and people-centered health systems.to ensure high-quality care for all?

August 13, 2017 - August 17, 2017
World Congress of Surgery 2017 Basel, Switzerland

Sponsoring Organizations: International Society of Surgery (ISS)

The focus of this 47th World Congress of Surgery will be on the new generation of surgeons representing the work force of the future. Specific information regarding program details and speakers will be posted once they become available.

September 14, 2017
2017 Global Health Mini-University Washington, DC 20052

Sponsoring Organizations: USAID Bureau for Global Health and the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health.

This day-long forum brings together professionals working in and students interested in a variety of Global Health areas. Discussion topics include: infectious disease, non-communicable disease, health systems, nutrition, environmental health, and humanitarian relief.

October 9, 2017 - October 13, 2017
2017 Developing Excellence Forum Ridgecrest, NC

Sponsoring Organizations: Accord Network

ACCORD's annual conference will assemble workers affiliated with Christian mission organizations, providing an opportunity to collaborate and achieve the highest standards, principles and effectiveness in relief and development.

October 29, 2017 - October 31, 2017
Canadian Conference on Global Health (CSIH) Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Sponsoring Organizations: Canadian Society for International Health

The theme of this year’s conference is "Reflection for Action", and will focus on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the impact of poverty and social exclusion on health. This year's conference will include plenary sessions, oral presentations, posters, and documentary films.

November 5, 2017 - November 9, 2017
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 66th Annual Meeting Baltimore, MD

Sponsoring Organizations: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)

This scientific meeting includes contributed and invited papers, a plenary session, symposia, exhibits, awards and poster sessions. The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) is the principal organization in the United States representing scientists, clinicians and others with interests in the prevention and control of tropical diseases through research and education.

November 9, 2017 - November 11, 2017
2017 Global Missions Health Conference Louisville, KY 40243

Sponsoring Organizations: Southeast Christian Church/Blessing International

The Global Missions Health Conference aims to inform, train, and equip health care professionals and students to use their medical skills in the missions field. Topics will include 1)Global Health Issues 2)Medical Specialties 3)Missions Training and 4) Community Development.

November 11, 2017
2017 Fall TECH Conference Louisville, KY 40243

Sponsoring Organizations: Technical Exchange for Christian Healthcare (TECH)

The TECH Conference provides a unique opportunity to hear a brief description of over seventy different medical relief organizations.