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  • 10th Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference Georgia Institute of Technology
    INSEAD
    Massachussets Institute of Technology
    North Carolina State University
    Northeastern University


    Date: 18 - 19 Jul 2018
    Country: United Arab Emirates
    City/State: Dubai
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10th Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference

MAIN ORGANIZER(S): Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)

OTHER ORGANIZER(S): INSEAD
Massachussets Institute of Technology (MIT)
North Carolina State University
Northeastern University (NU)

Type: Meeting or Conference Date: 18 - 19 Jul 2018 Location: United Arab Emirates (Dubai) Venue: Sofitel Dubai, The Palm Resort & Spa

The aim of the 10th annual Health & Humanitarian Logistics (HHL) Conference is to provide an open forum to discuss the challenges and new solutions in disaster preparedness and response, long-term development and humanitarian aid, and global health delivery. The conference platform encourages learning and collaboration within and across institutions; promotes system-wide improvements in organizations and the sector as a whole; identifies important research issues; and establishes priorities for nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), corporations, and the government in terms of strategies, policies and investments.

Representatives from the humanitarian sector, government, NGOs, foundations and private industry, and academia present diverse perspectives in health and humanitarian challenges through keynote addresses, panel discussions, focused workshops, lunchtime group discussions, and interactive poster sessions covering a broad set of research topics and applications.

Hosted in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from July 18-19, the agenda will feature:

  • Keynote addresses
  • Panel discussions
  • Interactive workshops
  • Oral Presentations
  • Poster Sessions
  • Tour visits to local health and humanitarian logistics facilities

2018 Conference Co-organizers:

  • Özlem Ergun, Northeastern University
  • Jarrod Goentzel, Humanitarian Response Lab, MIT
  • Pinar Keskinocak, Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems, Georgia Tech
  • Julie Swann, NC State
  • Luk Van Wassenhove, Humanitarian Research Group, INSEAD
  • Liz Igharo, The International Association of Public Health Logisticians (IAPHL)
  • Dominique Zwinkels, People that Deliver

Event website: https://chhs.gatech.edu/conference/



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