Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Apr 21, 2012 until Apr 22, 2012
12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Yale University

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You may be interested in attending or presenting at the Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale.  For those interested in presenting, they are currently accepting social enterprise pitch abstract submissions for oral presentation. The registration rate increases after January 31.

Global Health & Innovation Conference 2012

Presented by Unite For Sight, 9th Annual Conference

Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Saturday, April 21 – Sunday, April 22, 2012

http://www.uniteforsight.org/conference

“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 January to secure the lowest registration rate.

Interested in presenting at the conference? Submit a social enterprise pitch for consideration.

The conference’s confirmed speakers include: Keynote Addresses Sasha Dichter, Chief Innovation Officer, Acumen Fund “Mission in a Bottle: From Yale Classrom to Beverage Change Agent,” Seth Goldman, President and TeaEO of Honest Tea Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, Director of Earth Institute at 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 at Columbia University Design Thinking Speakers “The Trouble with Treating Patients as Consumers,” Gianna Ericson, Senior Design Strategist, Continuum “Design and Community Engagement in mHealth,” Robert Fabricant, Vice President of Creative, Frog Design Inc. “The Last Mile of mHealth,” Erica Kochi, Co-lead, UNICEF Innovations Team “Design For Social Innovation,” Patrice Martin, Co-Lead and Creative Director, IDEO.org “Designin