Event Date/Time: Apr 13, 2012
End Date/Time: Apr 15, 2012
Mar 23, 2012
The Global Health and Humanitarian Summit is an annual cross-disciplinary festive conference gathering of humanitarians from all over the world to share and discuss with others what they do as humanitarians. The summit will be hosted on the second weekend of April (4/13 â€“ 4/15) of 2012 at Emory University. This will be the third consecutive year that this event has been hosted at Emory. This is a global event where people from all over the world can come to share their knowledge, information, and ideas. The Global Health and Humanitarian Summit engages Emory University's College, The Rollins School of Public Health, and The School of Medicine with movers and shakers from the public and private sector of the greater Atlanta area, the United States, and the world, alongside a vast assortment of globally represented NGOâ€™s, to foster and facilitate open dialogue aimed at promoting a synthesis of student ideas and active humanitarianism across diverse disciplines and professions. The Global Health and Humanitarian Summit aims to forge a blueprint to make change a reality in every community.
What is the event all about?
â€¢ A free festival and gathering of speakers, exhibitors, & performers in all areas of humanitarian aid & peace-building
â€¢ Participants from across the United States, and around the world
â€¢ An opportunity to learn, share, and help create innovative approaches for improving the well-being (health, prosperity, sustainability, peace, etc) of the human race
What is the goal of the event?
â€¢ to create a synergy and contagious positive spirit of celebrating, connecting, & learning about the joys of helping others
â€¢ to inspire a common goal for all peopleâ€¦ensuring that all of us have a healthy, peaceful dash of life with adequate food, water, shelter, & access to health care
â€¢ to inspire more people to become humanitarians, connect folks doing humanitarian work so they can be more effective, and give a voice to humanitarians
â€¢ to inspire a humanitarian movement encouraging similar events take place each year around the world at universities, schools, & other institutions
For more information about the coming and past conferences, please visit www.imvc.org
To register, please visit www.ghsummit.org