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GH/Innovate 2011--8th Annual Global Health & Innovation Conference

New Haven, Connecticut
April 16-17, 2011

Yale University

The conference convenes more than 2,200 students and professionals from 55 countries who are interested in global health and international development, public health, medicine, social entrepreneurship, nonprofits, filmmaking and photography, social media, philanthropy, microfinance, human rights, anthropology, health policy, advocacy, public service, environmental health, and education. The conference schedule can be seen at http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference and includes

  • 200 speakers, including keynote addresses by Ken Cook, Victoria Hale, Jeffrey Sachs, and Sonia Sachs;
  • Social innovation sessions by CEOs and directors of Save The Children, Ashoka, Endeavor, mothers2mothers, VillageReach, Water.org, and many others; and
  • "Social Enterprise Pitch" sessions and "Student Leaders in Global Health" sessions.

Interested in presenting at the conference? Call For Social Enterprise Pitches: Do you have an innovative idea or a new program in development?  Submit your idea for presentation.  Social enterprise pitches are accepted on a rolling application deadline, and the first quality pitches will be accepted for oral presentation.  When the social enterprise pitch spots are filled to capacity, applications will no longer be accepted.  See social enterprise pitch instructions on the conference website.

For more information to to register (registration rate increases after February 15), please visit http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference.