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[liberationtech] FW: Last Call Discounted Registration, Workshop and Poster submissions: 2016 Health & Humanitarian Logistics Conference

Best, Michael mikeb at cc.gatech.edu
Mon Jul 11 19:47:36 PDT 2016


From: "Smithgall, Meghan G" <meghan.smithgall at isye.gatech.edu>
Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 4:07 AM
Subject: Last Call Discounted Registration, Workshop and Poster submissions: 2016 Health & Humanitarian Logistics Conference


SUBMIT A POSTER OR WORKSHOP BY FRIDAY, JULY 15TH!

8th annual Conference on Health and Humanitarian Logistics

August 29-31, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA



If you would like to PRESENT A POSTER<https://hhscenter.gatech.edu/conference/posters/> or lead a break-out WORKSHOP<http://hhlworkshop.scl.gatech.edu/openconf.php> at the 8th annual Conference on Health and Humanitarian Logistics<http://hhscenter.gatech.edu/conference/>, please submit an abstract online (up to 1-page, including the names and bios of all presenters) on the Conference website here<https://hhscenter.gatech.edu/conference/posters/> by July 15th. Organizations may also apply to host a TECHNOLOGY EXHIBIT<http://hhlexhibit.scl.gatech.edu/openconf.php> including set-up at a booth and a short presentation. Register online at the highlighted links above. Discounted rates for early registration are available here<https://hhscenter.gatech.edu/conference/registration/reg.php> until July 22.



If you have questions about registration, rates, or other information, you may also e-mail us at humlogconf at gatech.edu<mailto:humlogconf at gatech.edu>.
The conference is hosted by the Georgia Tech Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems <hhscenter.gatech.edu> (CHHS) and co-organized by the INSEAD Humanitarian Research Group<http://www.insead.edu/facultyresearch/centres/isic/humanitarian/AboutUs.cfm>, the MIT Humanitarian Response Lab<http://humanitarian.mit.edu/>, and Northeastern University<about:blankwww.northeastern.edu>. The agenda features plenary panels and interactive workshops on a variety of topics related to supply chain management and logistics in global health and humanitarian response and development, as well as poster sessions on innovative research and ample opportunities for networking. Information on speakers, panel topics, health and humanitarian site visits will be available soon at: http://hhscenter.gatech.edu/conference/.
The conference will feature Keynote addresses from Principal Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), Dr. Anne Schuchat, and from President and CEO of CARE USA, Michelle Nunn, on humanitarian emergencies, as well as plenary panels on the below topics:

·         Strengthening Public Health Systems

·         Supply Chain Complexities in Refugee Crisis Response

·         Designing Supply Chains for Health Emergencies

·         Matching Supply with Demand in Disaster Response


If you have questions about registration, rates, or other information, you may also e-mail us at humlogconf at gatech.edu<mailto:humlogconf at gatech.edu>. We look forward to hopefully seeing you in August at Georgia Tech!





2016 HHL Conference Co-Organizers<https://hhscenter.gatech.edu/conference/organizers/>

·         Özlem Ergun, Northeastern University; co-director, Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems, Georgia Tech

·         Jarrod Goentzel, Humanitarian Response Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT

·         Pinar Keskinocak and Julie Swann, Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS), Georgia Tech

·         Luk Van Wassenhove, Humanitarian Research Group, INSEAD
2016 HHL Conference Program Committee<https://hhscenter.gatech.edu/conference/organizers/>

o    Mike Best, United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) in Macao SAR, China, Director

o    Rebecca Curzon, IBM, Senior Program Manager, PMP, IBM Marketing, Communications, and Citizenship

o    George Fenton, World Vision International, Director of Humanitarian Innovation and Partnering

o    Paulo Gonçalves, Università della Svizzera italiana (Lugano) Master in Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Logistics and Management (MASHLM), Founder and Director; and Associate professor of Management

o    Erin Hasselberg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Manager, Global Health Supply Chains

o    Steven Harsono, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan, Senior Advisor & Senior Manager, Healthcare Supply Chain

o    Carmit Keddem, John Snow, Inc., Deputy Director, Health Logistics

o    Miriam (Mim) Kelly, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Senior Health Scientist, Office of the Associate Director for Science

o    Leigh McCook, Georgia Tech, Deputy Director, Institute for People and Technology (IPaT); Division Chief of the Socio-Technical Division at Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

o    David Sarley, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Senior Program Officer for Vaccines and Integrated Delivery

o    Becky Turner, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Emergency Management Specialist

o    Hetty Van Doorn, Avenir Analytics, Head of Competency Development and Change Management

o    Ellen Zegura, Georgia Tech, Professor and Chair, School of Computer Science, College of Computing; and professor in Computing for Good (C4G) initiative



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