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10th Annual Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference

18 juillet - 19 juillet

Gratuit

The Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems at the Georgia Institute of Technology are pleased to announce registration is now open for The 10th annual Conference on Health and Humanitarian Logistics (HHL), an open forum that annually attracts 250+ professionals active in the global health and humanitarian sectors from around the world to discuss the challenges and new solutions in disaster preparedness and response, long-term development and humanitarian aid, and global health delivery.

Hosted in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from July 18-19, the agenda will feature:

1) Keynote addresses
2) Panel discussions
3) Interactive workshops
4) Oral Presentations
5) Poster Sessions
6) Tour visits to local health and humanitarian logistics facilities

The aim of the 10th annual Health & Humanitarian Logistics (HHL) Conference is to provide an open forum to discuss the challenges and new solutions in disaster preparedness and response, long-term development and humanitarian aid, and global health delivery. The conference platform encourages learning and collaboration within and across institutions; promotes system-wide improvements in organizations and the sector as a whole; identifies important research issues; and establishes priorities for nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), corporations, and the government in terms of strategies, policies and investments.

Representatives from the humanitarian sector, government, NGOs, foundations and private industry, and academia present diverse perspectives in health and humanitarian challenges through keynote addresses, panel discussions, focused workshops, lunchtime group discussions, and interactive poster sessions covering a broad set of research topics and applications.

This is the first time, the conference will be hosted in Dubai, a staple humanitarian hub, and it is sure to bring together an abundance of professionals active in the global health and humanitarian sectors from around the world. The event is co-organized by the Georgia Tech Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS), NCSU, INSEAD Humanitarian Research Group, MIT Humanitarian Response Lab, Northeastern University, The International Association of Public Health Logisticians (IAPHL) and People that Deliver.

Conference Co-Chairs

  • Özlem Ergun, Northeastern University
  • Jarrod Goentzel, Humanitarian Response Lab, MIT
  • Pinar Keskinocak, Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS), Georgia Tech
  • Julie Swann, Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, NCSU
  • Luk Van Wassenhove, Humanitarian Research Group, INSEAD
  • Liz Igharo, The International Association of Public Health Logisticians (IAPHL)
  • Dominique Zwinkels, People that Deliver (PTD)

For any questions, please contact j.cooper@isye.gatech.edu or hhs@isye.gatech.edu.

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Détails

Début :
18 juillet
Fin :
19 juillet
Prix :
Gratuit
Catégories d’Évènement:
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Site Web :
https://chhs.gatech.edu/conference/2018/

Organisateur

Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems at the Georgia Institute of Technology
Site Web :
https://chhs.gatech.edu/home

Lieu

Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai

Dubaï, Émirats arabes unis
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