Final Call For Abstracts: Global Health & Innovation Conference

18 January, 2020

Dear Colleagues,

We hope to see you and your colleagues at the upcoming 17th annual Global Health & Innovation Conference [] on April 4-5, 2020, at Yale University and the Historic Shubert Theater. Presented annually by Unite For Sight, the Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world’s largest and leading global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference. Register during January for a 40% reduced registration rate.

We are delighted to share a call for late breaking abstracts for oral or poster presentation. Abstracts may be research, clinical, or program-focused. The abstract must highlight novel and substantive work, and include results (data and outcomes) that were completed since the prior Fall deadline. Accepted abstracts will be invited for oral or poster presentation. Additional information about abstract submission may be found here.

Additionally, abstracts are also currently being accepted for the social impact pitch presentations, including submissions for the $10,000 and $5,000 GHIC Innovation Prize. Additional information about social impact pitch abstract submission may be found here.

The final deadline for abstract submissions is January 31, 2020.

Global Health & Innovation Conference

April 4-5, 2020

At Yale University and Historic Shubert Theater, New Haven, Connecticut

17th annual conference

Please join us to learn from more than 200 speakers and nearly 2,000 attendees who are committed to effective, responsible programs in health, development, entrepreneurship, and education. See the confirmed 2020 conference speakers to date, including keynote speakers Sanjiv Chopra, Mary-Ann Etiebet, and Jeffrey Sachs.

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