Dear Rodrigo Da Silva
a, I hope that this email finds you well. You and your colleagues may be interested in attending or presenting the Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale in April. For those interested in presenting at the conference, we are currently accepting abstracts for presentation, and the first abstract deadline is August 31. We would also appreciate it if you could please forward this announcement to others who may be interested in attending or presenting. The registration rate increases after July 31. Global Health & Innovation Conference 2014 Presented by Unite For Sight, 11th Annual Conference Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Saturday, April 12 - Sunday, April 13, 2014 2014 Global Health & Innovation Conference Website "A Meeting of Minds"--CNN The Global Health & Innovation Conference is the world's largest global health conference and social entrepreneurship conference. This must-attend, thought-leading conference annually convenes 2,200 leaders, changemakers, students, and professionals from all fields of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. Register during July to secure the lowest registration rate. Interested in presenting at the conference? Submit an abstract for consideration. The conference's confirmed speakers to date include: Keynote Addresses Seth Godin, Blogger, Agent of Change; New York Times Bestselling Author of Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us; Founder, Squidoo.com Michael Moss, Investigative Reporter, New York Times Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, Director of Earth Institute, Columbia University; Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Columbia University; Special Advisor to Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon Sonia Ehrlich Sachs, MD, MPH, Director of Health, Millennium Village Project, Earth Institute, Columbia University More speakers to be announced Design Thinking Speakers "Creating Our Way to Wellbeing for Individuals, Corporations, and Communities," Cheryl Heller, Chair, MFA Design for Social Innovation, School of Visual Arts; Partner, CommonWise More speakers to be announced Education Initiatives in Global Health Speakers "Global Education for American Medical Students," Susan Hall Forster, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Director of Medical Studies, Yale School of Medicine; Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Studies, Chief of Ophthalmology, Yale Health; Medical Director of Eye Department, Cornell Scott Hill Health Center Richard Skolnik, Lecturer, Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health; Author, "Essentials of Global Health/Global Health 101" More speakers to be announced Environment, Energy, and Agriculture Speakers Michael Conard, RA, NCARB, Senior Principal, Design + Urbanism Architectural, LLC; Urban Design Lab at the Earth Institute; Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University Kenneth Kaplan, MSW, MArch, HP, Senior Health System Advisor, PTSI Project; Sociotechnical Systems Research Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology "Farmers First: Proven Methods to Increase the Productivity of Africa's Smallholder Farmers," Barrett Prinz, Director, Global Human Resources and Legal, One Acre Fund More speakers to be announced Film, Photography, Art & Global Health Speakers Paco de Onis, Producer, Skylight Pictures "Patient Empowerment: How the Visually Impaired Can Become Better Advocates for Themselves...And for Their Service Providers," Joseph Lovett, Producer/Director, Going Blind More speakers to be announced Healthcare Delivery Models and Impact Measurement Peter Bourne, MA, MD, Senior Research Fellow, Green Templeton College, University of Oxford; Vice Chancellor Emeritus, St. George's University, Grenada; Chair, Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC); formerly Special Assistant to the President of the US for Health Issues; Assistant Secretary General, United Nations Jessica Cohen, PhD, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Harvard School of Public Health; Non-Resident Fellow, Brookings Institution; Faculty Affiliate, Harvard Center for International Development; Malaria Technical Adviser, Clinton Health Access Initiative; Co-Founder, TAMTAM Africa, Inc. Shin Daimyo, MPH, Program Manager for Mental Health, Partners In Health "Applying Business Principles to Global Health: Starting with the Customer," Amy Lockwood, Deputy Director, Global Health Team, Center for Innovation in Global Health, Stanford University "Behavioral Economics: A Toolkit for Rational Health Decisions and Methods in Resource Poor Countries," Georgia Sambunaris, Private Engagement, Global Health Transition; Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and the Environment (3E) "From Zero to Something: Building a Global Health Program from Scratch," Harsh Sule, MD, MPP, Assistant Professor and Director of International Emergency Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University & Hospitals "Perspectives on Health Policies and Programs in Ghana," Seth Wanye, MD, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Friends Eye Clinic, Ghana; Unite For Sight Partner More speakers to be announced Health Policy & Advocacy "The NTDs, Girls and Women, and Blue Marble Health," Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, Professor in Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine; Chair of Tropical Pediatrics, Texas Children's Hospital; President, Sabin Vaccine Institute; Director, Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development; Baker Institute Fellow in Disease and Poverty, Rice University "Nutrition and the Politics of Food," Michael Jacobson, PhD, Executive Director, Center for Science in the Public Interest Balakrishnan Rajagopal, Director, Program on Human Rights and Justice; Assistant Professor of Law and Development, MIT Center for International Studies More speakers to be announced Maternal and Child Health Speakers "How to Lead with Vision and Still Manage an Organization: Chief Creative Officer's Challenges," Jane Aronson, MD, CEO, Founder, Worldwide Orphans Foundation; Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Cornell Weill Medical College and Columbia University "The Role of the Private Sector in the Provision of Maternal and Child Care in Latin America," Alejandro Arrieta, PhD, Assistant Professor, Indiana University, Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health "Shifting the Focus: Lessons from Leveraging Technology for Maximal Effect in Addressing Postpartum Hemorrhage," Claire Cole, MPH, Technical Documentation Advisor, Pathfinder International "Advancing Abortion Access in Hostile Environments: New Approaches from a Holistic Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Framework," Ellen Israel, Senior Technical Advisor for Women's Health and Rights, Pathfinder International Bonnie McClafferty, Director, Agriculture and Nutrition, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) "Private Primary Health Chains: Sharing Learnings Across Geographies," Tricia Morente, Strategic Advisor, LifeSpring Hospitals "Closing the Gap: Reaching Rural Women with Family Planning Options," James Nardella, Executive Director, Lwala Community Alliance "Transforming Medical Education on a Grand Scale: The Rwandan Human Resources for Health Program," Cliff O'Callahan, MD, PhD, FAAP, Chair, AAP Section International Child Health Executive Committee; Director, Nurseries at Middlesex Hospital Pasquale Patrizio, Professor of Obestrics and Gynecology, Yale School of Medicine; Director, Yale Fertility Center Jose Rimon, Deputy Director and Visiting Professor, Bill and Melinda Gates Institute, Population and Reproductive Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University More speakers to be announced Mental Health Speakers Judith Bass, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Applied Mental Health Research Group, Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Gary Belkin, MD, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor and Director, Program in Global Mental Health, New York University School of Medicine; Senior Director for Psychiatric Services, New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation "The Role of Mixed Research Methodologies in Global Mental Health Research," Christina Borba, PhD, MPH, Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School; The Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry; The MGH Schizophrenia Program David Henderson, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School More speakers to be announced Other Non-Communicable Diseases Speakers Kirsten Johnson, MD, MPH, Director, Humanitarian Studies Initiative, McGill University; Affiliated Faculty, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Harvard University "Building Integrated Systems for NCDs in Rwanda and Haiti," Gene Kwan, MD, Clinical Fellow, Boston Medical Center and Partners In Health "Prevention of Brain Disorders: A Global Priority," Sandro Galea, MD, MPH, DrPH, Anna Cheskis Gelman and Murray Charles Gelman Professor and Chair of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health "Advances and Collaborative Opportunities in Global Eye Health Research," Gyan "John" Prakash, PhD, MBA, Associate Director, International Programs, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health "Give Me Vision: I Will Show You A Path," Sarang Samal, Founder, Kalinga Eye Hospital, NYSASDRI, India; Unite For Sight Partner More speakers to be announced Research, Monitoring, and Evaluation Speakers "Writing for Medical and Global Health Journals: An Insider’s View ," Jocalyn Clark, Senior Editor, PLoS Medicine Steve Collins, MBE, MD, MBBS, Director, Valid International "Connecting Evidence to Budget Priorities for Universal Health Coverage," Amanda Glassman, MSc, Director of Global Health Policy and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development Rachel Glennerster, PhD, Director, J-PAL Global; Scientific Director, J-PAL Africa; Co-Chair, Agriculture "Price Expectation and Willingness to Pay for Health Products in Uganda," Margaret McConnell, Assistant Professor of Global Health Economics, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Heatlh "Bringing to Light Hidden Incentives and Disincentives in Global Health," Grant Miller, PhD, MPP, Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Economics and of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University; Senior Fellow, FSI; Core Faculty Member, CHP/PCOR William Savedoff, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development "Vision Rehabilitation in Glaucoma: Research Opportunities and Challenges," James Tsai, MD, Robert R. Young Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Yale University School of Medicine; Chief of Ophthalmology, Yale-New Haven Hospital "Practical Performance Management for Poverty Related Organizations: The Progress out of Poverty Index® (PPI®)," Steve Wright, VP Poverty Tools and Insights, Grameen Foundation More speakers to be announced Philanthropy and Investment Speakers Diana Ayton-Shenker, Founder and CEO, Fast Forward Fund "Building an Impactful Micro-Enterprise Development Organization in Small, Remote, Pacific Island Communities," Greg Casagrande, Founder, MicroDreams "The Inventor’s Pathway: How Technology Ideas Turn into Products and Businesses that Improve Lives," Carol Dahl, PhD, Executive Director, The Lemelson Foundation Omer Imtiazuddin, Global Health and Impact Investing Consultant "Social Return on Investment (SROI) in Global Health & Development: A New Framework for Valuing What Matters," Shubha Kumar, MPH, PhD, Assistant Professor & Director of Programs, University of Southern California (USC) "Mainstreaming Impact Investment: Catalyzing Capital for a More Inclusive Society," Abigail Noble, Impact Investing, Alternative Investing and New Economic Thinking, World Economic Forum "Pay for Performance in Global Health," Thomas Pogge, Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs, Yale University More speakers to be announced Social Enterprise Speakers Dean Cycon, Founder and CEO, Dean's Beans Organic Coffee Co. "Runa: Sustainable Sourcing and Brand Development," Tyler Gage, Co-Founder and President, Runa Rodney North, The Answer Man - Information for the Public and Media, Equal Exchange Coop Nina Smith, Executive Director, GoodWeave USA "Wake Up. Go to Work. Save the World." Arran Stephens, President and Founder, Nature's Path Foods, Inc. Joe Whinney, Founder and CEO, Theo Chocolate, Inc. More speakers to be announced Social Entrepreneurship Speakers "Global Change with a Local Impact: Saving Lives Through Innovation in Clean Energy – The Power of Social Enterprise," Ron Bills, Chairman and CEO, Envirofit International "Building Modern Institutions on Traditional Values: The Case Studies of Rwanda and Haiti," Michael Fairbanks, Fellow, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University Scott Gilmore, CEO and Founder, Building Markets Jamie Jones, Clinical Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice, Director of Social Entrepreneurship, Kellogg School of Management Amy Pearl, Executive Director and CEO, Springboard Innovation More speakers to be announced Social Media & Marketing Speakers Charlotte Cole, Senior Vice President, Global Education, Sesame Workshop "Creating Connected Awesomeness," Scott Henderson, Executive Director, Hypepotamus Eve Heyn, Communications & External Affairs Manager, GBCHealth Firdaus Kharas, Chairman, Chocolate Moose Media and Culture Shift More speakers to be announced Surgery & Global Health Speakers "Guidelines for Choosing an Intra-Ocular Lens for Implantation After Cataract Extraction Where There is No Equipment for Biometry," Thomas Baah, MD, Ophthalmologist and Director, Save The Nation's Sight Clinic, Ghana Kathleen Casey, MD, Director, Operation Giving Back, FACS James Clarke, MD, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Crystal Eye Clinic, Ghana; Unite For Sight Ghana Medical Director "Scaling Up Cataract Surgeries in Ghana: Systems that Work and Those that Don’t," Michael Gyasi, MD, Ophthalmologist, North Western Eye Centre, Accra, Ghana; Unite For Sight Partner Jonathan Lawson, Surgery & Anesthesia Program Coordinator, Partners In Health "The Role of Global Networking in Improving Local Eyecare Programs: A Case of Friends Eye Center in Ghana," Seth Wanye, MD, Ophthalmologist and Medical Director, Friends Eye Clinic, Ghana; Unite For Sight Partner More speakers to be announced Technology in Global Health Speakers Jose Gomez-Marquez, Little Devices @MIT and co-founder LDTC+Labs LLC "Using Mobile Phone, Social Innovation, and Cloud in PMTCT and OVC Programs," Bobby Jefferson, Senior Informatics Advisor, Futures Group Brian Julius, Owner, Books of Hope "Experiments in Scaling Social Benefit," Thane Kreiner, PhD, Executive Director, Center for Science, Technology, and Society, Santa Clara University; Howard and Alida Charney University Professor of Science and Technology for Social Benefit, Santa Clara University Alain Labrique, Assistant Professor, Program in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control, Department of International Health and Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University; Director, JHU Global mHealth Initiative "Conflict-Free Congo: The Paradox of Our New Technologies," Bandi Mbubi, Founder, Congo Calling "Programmable Bio-Nano-Chips Customized for Affordable Healthcare and Wellness Applications," John McDevitt, PhD, Brown-Wiess Professor of Bioengineering and Chemistry, Rice University "Hacking Global Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Innovation," Kenneth Paik, MD, MBA, Director of Operations, Sana "The Impact of Direct Work Communication and Engagement in Supply Chain Transparency," Todd Stark, President, Good World Solutions More speakers to be announced "Advice From The Experts" Panels "Careers in Social Entrepreneurship: Advice From The Experts" "Careers in Global Health: Advice From The Experts" More panels to be announced Interactive Workshops Jocalyn Clark, Senior Editor, PLoS Medicine Michael Conard, RA, NCARB, Senior Principal, Design + Urbanism Architectural, LLC; Urban Design Lab at the Earth Institute; Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University Dean Cycon, Founder and CEO, Dean's Beans Organic Coffee Co. Jose Gomez-Marquez, Little Devices @MIT and co-founder LDTC+Labs LLC Alain Labrique, Assistant Professor, Program in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control, Department of International Health and Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University; Director, JHU Global mHealth Initiative "My Billion Dollar Voice: How Advocacy Is Transforming Global Health," Ken Patterson, Global Grassroots Manager, Results Joe Whinney, Founder and CEO, Theo Chocolate, Inc. Complete conference details can be seen on the 2014 Global Health & Innovation Conference website. This email was sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Rachel Turkel. Unsubscribe from Unite For Sight Conference Announcements.