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Virtual Event, Berlin, Germany

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Event Date Sun Oct 25 CET - Tue Oct 27 CET (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EST): Sun Oct 25 3:00am - Tue Oct 27 12:00pm
Location Virtual Event
Berlin, Germany
Region EMEA

A leading international forum for global health.
With science, politics, the private sector, and civil society – with inspiring talks, enhanced cooperations, and new solutions.


2020 Speakers


Ibrahim Abubakar
Director, UCL Institute for Global Health, United Kingdom

Marylyn Martina Addo
Head of Infectious Disease at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany

Moji Christianah Adeyeye
Director-General, National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Nigeria

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Director-General, World Health Organization

Ann Aerts
Head, Novartis Foundation, Switzerland

Andrea Ammon
Director, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)

John Amuasi
Co-Chair, Lancet Commission on One Health, Ghana

Niels Annen
Minister of State, Federal Foreign Office, Germany

Inger Ashing
CEO, Save the Children International, United Kingdom

Hila Azadzoy
Managing Director, Global Health Initiatives, Ada Health GmbH, Germany

Michelle Bachelet
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Manica Balasegaram
Executive Director, GARDP, Switzerland

Ricardo Baptista Leite
Member of Portuguese Parliament, Portugal

Seth Berkley
CEO, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance

Mukul Bhola
Chief Executive, The Defeat-NCD Partnership, Switzerland

Catharina Boehme
CEO, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), Switzerland

Winnie Byanyima
Executive Director, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS)

Jim Campbell
Director, Health Workforce Department, World Health Organization

Margaret Chan
President, Boao Forum For Asia, Hong Kong

Nanette Cocero
Global President of Pfizer Vaccines, Pfizer Inc., USA

Francesca Colombo
Head of Health Division, OECD

Thomas B. Cueni
Director General, International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA), Switzerland

Dame Sally Davies
Special Envoy on Antimicrobial Resistance, United Kingdom

Bart de Witte
Founder, HIPPO AI Foundation and dHealth Academy, Germany

Roopa Dhatt
Executive Director and Co-Founder, Women in Global Health, USA

Yvonne Doyle
Director of Health Protection, Public Health England, United Kingdom

Christian Drosten
Director, Institute of Virology, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

Victor Dzau
President, National Academy of Medicine, USA

Amira Elfadil Mohammed Elfadil
Commissioner for Social Affairs, African Union

Jeremy Farrar
Director, Wellcome Trust

Maria Flachsbarth
Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Germany

Henrietta H. Fore
Executive Director, UNICEF

Tom Frieden
President and CEO, Resolve to Save Lives, USA

Tomaž Gantar
Minister of Health, Slovenia

George F. Gao
Director, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China

Stefan Germann
CEO, Fondation Botnar, Switzerland

Lawrence O. Gostin
Director, O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law (WHO Collaborating Center), Georgetown University, USA

Rafael Mariano Grossi
Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

António Guterres
Secretary-General, United Nations

Shannon Hader
Deputy Executive Director, Programme, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS)

Sir Andrew Haines
Professor, Environmental Change and Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

Richard Hatchett
CEO, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)

Gerald Haug
President, German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Germany

Myint Htwe
Minister of Health and Sports, Myanmar

Paul Hudson
CEO, Sanofi, France

Rachel Huxley
Director, Knowledge & Learning, C40, United Kingdom

Elizabeth Iro
Chief Nursing Officer, World Health Organization

Jayasree Iyer
Executive Director, Access to Medicine Foundation, Netherlands

Ylva Johansson
European Commissioner for Home Affairs, European Commission

Natalia Kanem
Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Given Katuta
Member of Parliament & Head of IPU Advisory Group on Health, Zambia

Stefan Kaufmann
Director Emeritus, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Germany

Annette Kennedy
President, International Council of Nurses (ICN)

Ilona Kickbusch
International Advisory Board Chair, Global Health Centre, Graduate Institute Geneva, Switzerland

Marie-Paule Kieny
Treasurer, Santé mondiale 2030, France

Donna Kinnair
Chief Executive and General Secretary, Royal College of Nursing, United Kingdom

Depei Liu
Co-Chair, InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) for Health, China

Bernardo Mariano Jr.
Chief Information Officer, World Health Organization

Bente Mikkelsen
Director, Division of Noncommunicable Diseases and Promoting Health through the Life-course, World Health Organization, Denmark

Jeni Miller
Executive Director, The Global Climate and Health Alliance

Bernd Montag
President and CEO, Siemens Healthineers, Germany

Gerd Müller
Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany

Jürgen Müller
Chief Technology Officer (CTO), SAP, Germany

Trevor Mundel
President, Global Health Division, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

Daniel Ngamije
Minister of Health, Rwanda

John Nkengasong
Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

Carlos Nobre
Director, Center for Earth System Science, Brazil

Joanna Nurse
Strategic Advisor, InterAction Council, United Kingdom

Tolullah Oni
Clinical Senior Research Associate, MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Muhammad Pate
Director, Global Financing Facility (GFF)

Peter Piot
Director, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

Céline Pulcini
National Project Manager for Antimicrobial Resistance, Ministry for Solidarity and Health, France

Michael Ryan
Executive Director, Health Emergencies Programme, World Health Organization

Peter Sands
Executive Director, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Switzerland

Bernhard Schwartländer
Chief of Staff, World Health Organization, Switzerland

Santino Severoni
Director, Health and Migration Program, World Health Organization

Stéphanie Seydoux
Ambassador for Global Health, France

Päivi Sillanaukee
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland

Mariângela Simão
Assistant Director-General, Access to Medicines and Health Products, World Health Organization

Princess Nothemba Simelela
Special Adviser to the Director-General, Strategic Programmatic Priorities, World Health Organization

Fernando Simón
Director, Coordination Centre for Health Alerts and Emergencies, Ministry of Health, Spain

Dennis J. Snower
President, Global Solutions Initiative Foundation

Agnés Soucat
Director for Health Systems, Governance and Financing, World Health Organization

Jens Spahn
Minister of Health, Germany

Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Federal President, Germany

Soumya Swaminathan
Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO)

Elhadj As Sy
Chair, Kofi Annan Foundation, Switzerland

Neera Tanden
President and CEO, Center for American Progress, USA

Marta Temido
Minister of Health, Portugal

Marisol Touraine
Chair of the Executive Board, Unitaid, Switzerland

Effy Vayena
Chair of Bioethics, Health Ethics and Policy Lab, Department of Health Sciences and Technology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Olivier Véran
Minister of Solidarity and Health, France

Ursula von der Leyen
President, European Commission

Veronika von Messling
Director General, Life Sciences Division, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany

Ifereimi Waqainabete
Minister for Health and Medical Services, Fiji

Lothar H. Wieler
President, Robert Koch Institute, Germany

Dow R. Wilson
President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Varian Medical Systems, USA

Sir Andrew Witty
Co-Lead, WHO Vaccine Development Program, United Kingdom

Moneef R. Zou'bi
Science Advisor, InterAction Council, Jordan

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Sponsoring and Supporting Partners

•Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
•Federal Ministry of Health
•Siemens Healthcare GmbH

•Berlin Institute of Health
•Federal Ministry of Education and Research
•Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.
•Pfizer Deutschland GmbH
•F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

•Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
•Boehringer Ingelheim
•Helmholtz - Research for Grand Challenges

•Bayer Foundation
•Fondation Botnar
•The History of HMS
•Leibniz Association
•Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften
•Medicines Patent Pool
•Novartis Foundation
•Robert Bosch Stiftung
•Robert Koch Institute
•Global Financing Facility

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