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One Health Connect 2021

23 September 2021 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

One Health Connect 2021 is an innovative virtual event that will feature a panel of three world-leading experts from each of the domains of One Health to highlight the importance of transdisciplinary approaches to address present and future challenges that threaten human, animal, and environmental health. Following the panel, there will be a networking session with like-minded changemakers.

Join the movement on Thursday, September 23rd, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EST as we work towards transcending boundaries to build a better future.

Tickets are free and limited. Register now to reserve your spot.

Event Agenda

  • Brief keynote addresses from each One Health expert
  • Panel discussion
  • Break
  • Facilitated networking session
  • Closing remarks

Who Is This Event For?

One Health Connect 2021 is geared towards a broad audience including students, graduates, academics, career professionals, social enterprises, startups, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, policy-makers, advocates, and public health and global health professionals.

Speakers:

1) Dr. Sharon Deem, Director of the Saint Louis Zoo Institute for Conservation Medicine

2) Doreen Robinson, Head of Biodiversity and Land Management at UN Environmental Programme (UNEP)

3) Dr. Kamini Walia, Senior Scientist in the Division of Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases Division of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Event Organizers

One Health Connect 2021 is jointly organized by Public Health Insight and Health Innovation Initiative – two Canadian-based organizations connected by their commitment to bridge the gap between academia, industry, as well as public health, global health, and other disciplines.

Sponsorship and Support

The sponsors for the event include – Gairdner Foundation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry (Western MPH Program), Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (CNNTD), Shaping SDGs – a project led by the Global Shapers Montreal and Halifax Hubs, OpGen, and the Education Graduate Students’ Society (EGSS) McGill University.

The main sponsor for the event is the Gairdner Foundation, which celebrates the world’s best biomedical and global health researchers, and has seen 95 Canada Gairdner Award recipients go on to win a Nobel Prize.

Organizations interested in sponsoring One Health Connect 2021 are invited to email us at onehealthconnect2021[email protected] with Subject Line “OHC 2021 Sponsorship” for more details.

*Certificate of participation available upon request.*

Details

Date:
23 September 2021
Time:
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/one-health-connect-2021-tickets-165023117587

Venue

Virtual
Canada

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