Global Health and Humanitarian Summit
and Woodruff Health Sciences Administration Building (WHSCAB), 1440 Clifton Rd.
Parking: Michael St. Deck, 550 Houston Mill Rd.
FREE Parking and Events.
Humanitarians from all over the world will gather for the 3rd annual Global Health and Humanitarian Summit hosted by the Emory School of Medicine (SOM).
A cross-disciplinary festive conference, it has speakers, exhibitors, and performers in all areas of humanitarian aid and peace building, locally and internationally. Conference organizer Neil Shulman, associate professor at Emory SOM, says "We hope to create a synergy and contagious positive spirit of celebrating, connecting and learning about the joys of helping others."
Friday April 13th -- 7pm - 10pm
Saturday, April 14th -- 8:30am-10pm
Sunday, April 15th -- 10am - 9pm
Saturday speakers include:
Sat. 11am-1pm / WHSCAB:
Midha, Inuka: South Asian immigrants' health,
Sadiq, Sufyan: hygiene
Sat. 11am-2pm / SOM 130:
Bilal, Mohammed: Ethics/Law, flood relief in Pakistan
Sat. 11am-3:30pm / SOM 120:
Rao, Devika: how to use the media to "do good" ,
Rawal, Sucheta: Volunteer vacationing
Umar, Shifa: community-based rotations
Sat. 11am-6pm / Harland Cinema:
Verma, Shaun: health careers,
Sat. 2-6pm / SOM 130:
Bandyopadhyay, Sonny; Meera Shah, et al: healthcare, education, microfinance, etc.
Sat. 3-4pm / SOM A170:
Laughter yoga of Madan Kataria,
Sat. 4-6pm / WHSCAB:
Kapil Bhatia: life expectancy,
Narayan, Athi, with Kalpana Manthiram, Deepa Ranganathan, and Vasanthan Kuppuswamy: infant mortality Sat. 4:30-5:30pm / SOM P178:
Jeet Singh: living standards & aid efforts in India
Schedule and registration (free): imvc.org, http://www.imvc.org/speakers.htm, http://www.imvc.org/filmslisting.htm