Satellite Events

The Future of Global Health: Building Better Professionals and Programs

What will define a successful global health professional in the future? What are the key competencies needed? What are the secrets and practical advice for implementing useful curricula and effective academic programs? The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) and the Global Health Fellows Program II (GHFP-II) will host  a special all-day event,  “The Future of Global Health: Building Better Professionals and Programs”  at the Hilton Hotel, May 9. Learn from many perspectives including colleagues who have implemented creative solutions to a variety of challenges. Plus share your wisdom and experience with the group.  Expect an interactive, problem solving process.

Space is limited.  Click Here to Register.


Symposium on Global Cancer Research

The Symposium on Global Cancer Research, sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and CUGH, will be held the on May 9th, one day prior to the start of the 5th Annual CUGH Global Health Conference.

The Symposium is intended to facilitate information exchange between global health and cancer research professionals about programs in global cancer research, identify potential geographic and scientific areas for collaboration, and work to develop strategic priorities related to cancer research focused on low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Highly interactive discussions will cover a range of topics, foster network building, and be geared toward developing action items for advancing global cancer research priorities.

Note: Registration for the Symposium on Global Cancer Research is separate from registration for the 5th Annual CUGH Global Health Conference.

Details for Symposium registration will be published soon on the CUGH website. Total registration limited to 200 people.


Presentation of cutting-edge research that addresses the global burden of Cancer is at the heart of the Symposium. NCI is currently accepting abstracts to join a poster session exhibiting outstanding work addressing this need.

To Register, and See Abstract Submission Guidelines, Click here.


Innovation and Implementation in Global Health

Sessions by leaders from NCATS and USAID will give practical talks with ample room for audience engagement on addressing the implementation of scientific discoveries and navigating the innovation pathway from the development of an idea to scale-up. This will be a highly relevant, engaging day that will help attendees to learn about addressing the knowledge-implementation gap.

Space is limited.

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CUGH Trainee Meet-and-Greet

The CUGH Trainee Advisory Committee (TAC) invites all trainees to an informal meet-and-greet during the 2014 CUGH Conference! Join TAC members to grab a drink and meet other young leaders in global health in a relaxed environment. the event is open to all conference attendees. (No Host Bar)

Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014
Location: McClellan’s Sports Bar, Hilton Hotel, 9 PM – 1 AM