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  • SCHEDULE OF EVENTSThursday, April 7th Registration Best Western 11:30am – 6:30pm Global Health 101 4:30pm – 5:45pm McCormick Tribune Forum Room [Optional for Summit participants] This session will seek to provide a broad introduction to key concepts in global health. Content will provide a broad overview on major historical events, current trends, and the constellation of actors contributing to the field. Opening Dinner Woman’s Club of Evanston 6:00pm – 7:15pm Opening Keynote Alice Millar Chapel 7:30pm – 8:45pm Tentative: This plenary keynote will feature Marshall Ganz, a lecturer in Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Ganz has worked extensively with Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers movement to enact political and social change through community building and organizing. Small Groups & Chapter Challenges 9:00pm – 10:30pm Harris & Parkes Hall Classrooms Small group sessions hope to build community and provide a space for students to discuss important issues surrounding their own motivations and their work with GlobeMed. Furthermore, small groups will be an opportunity to give students a “voice” during the Summit, with notes being collected and reviewed for future reference.
  • SCHEDULE OF EVENTSFriday, April 8th Breakfast 8:30am – 9:00am Parkes 122 Global Health at the 9:15am – 10:30am Grassroots 9th Floor, Hotel Orrington In this session, participants will understand how the communities we work with are mobilizing for the larger movement for global health equity. An emphasis will be placed on exploring the advantages and opportunities for growth between our partner organizations and our chapters. Small Groups 9th Floor, Hotel Orrington 10:35am – 11:45am Small group sessions hope to build community and provide a space for students to discuss important issues surrounding their own motivations and their work with GlobeMed. Furthermore, small groups will be an opportunity to give students a “voice” during the Summit, with notes being collected and reviewed for future reference. Plenary Keynote Alice Millar Chapel 12:00pm – 1:30pm Tentative: Joseph Amon is the director of the health and human rights division at Human Rights Watch. Since coming to Human Rights Watch, Amon has worked on a wide range of issues related to health and human rights, including: access to medicines, HIV testing, and the rights of prisoners and migrants to access health care. We hope Dr. Amon will speak to the rapidly evolving global health field, from the perspectives of both a practitioner and a policymaker, and how students can be best contribute to shaping its growth. Lunch 1:30pm – 2:30pm Rotary International
  • SCHEDULE OF EVENTSFriday, April 8thHistorical Lessons & Advocating for Justice are flighted from 2:45pm –4:00pm and 4:15pm – 5:30pm Historical Lessons 9th Floor, Hotel Orrington The “Historical Lessons” sessions will attempt to delve into past successful or unsuccessful mobilization around social justice movements or interventions and provide lessons to be applied to our own efforts. Advocating for Justice 9th Floor, Hotel Orrington These sessions hope to provide insight into the complex process of policymaking and advocacy for global health, through both legislative and legal processes.Keynote Address 7:15pm – 8:30pmAlice Millar ChapelThis year, we are honored to have Dr. Joia Mukherjee, Chief Medical Office of Partners In Health, deliverthe keynote address. Dr. Mukherjee gave the keynote address at the inaugural Summit – five years ago!We hope she will speak to us about the future of global health and how our organization fits into thebroader movement for global health equity.Keynote Reception 8:45pm – 9:30pmParkes 122Social EventTBA 10:00pm – 12:00am
  • SCHEDULE OF EVENTSSaturday, April 9th Breakfast 9:00am – 10:00am Parkes 122 Organizational 10:15am – 11:30am Think Tanks 9th Floor, Hotel Orrington “Organizational Think Tanks” will ask Summit participants to delve into issues concerning GlobeMed’s organizational development. We hope this session will provide an avenue for critical discussion and evaluation about GlobeMed’s current operations as well as its future growth. Panel: Leaders in Business & Global Health 11:45am – 1:00pm Owen L. Coon AUD This panel discussion will feature key leaders from the private sector who have successfully led their organizations into effective and sustainable partnerships with the public sector to support global health delivery and implementation. We hope they will provide insight for two questions: first, what role do businesses play in the broader movement for global health? And, second, how can students best become engaged in this process? Roundtable Lunch 1:15pm – 2:30pm TBD Panels: Career & Post- graduate Opportunities 2:45pm – 4:00pm Harris 107 Through this session, we hope participants will develop an understanding of the many avenues available to remain involved in global health. The panel of recent graduates will provide advice based on their own varied perspectives and the knowledge they gained as they pursued post-graduate opportunities.
  • SCHEDULE OF EVENTSSaturday, April 9th Panel: Leadership on Campus 2:45pm – 4:00pm McCormick Tribune Forum RoomThis session will feature former GlobeMed chapter leaders discussing their efforts in leading successfulorganizations – both within GlobeMed and on campus. We hope Summit participants will leave thissession with a keen understanding of the elements required to make their chapter an exceptionalcampus organization. Small Groups 4:15pm – 5:15pm Parkes & Harris Classrooms Small group sessions hope to build community and provide a space for students to discuss important issues surrounding their own motivations and their work with GlobeMed. Furthermore, small groups will be an opportunity to give students a “voice” during the Summit, with notes being collected and reviewed for future reference. Closing Dinner Best Western 7:00pm – 9:00pm Social Event TBA 10:00pm – 12:00am