2014 Health and humanitarian logistics conference

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Georgia Institute of Technology, Health & Humanitarian Logistics Center (HHL) ) (Georgia Tech)
Other organizer:
INSEAD, Humanitarian Research Group ); Massachussets Institute of Technology, Humanitarian Response Lab ) (MIT); Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
Date:
04-05 Jun 2014
Location:
Mexico (Mexico City)
Venue:
Tecnologico de Monterrey Santa Fe campus
The Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference draws practitioners from private industry, NGOs, government, military, and academia, focusing on topics such as planning, preparing and responding to disasters, recovery and mitigation, and addressing major societal problems relating to health and humanitarian response. This year's panel topics will include: Market Mechanisms for Food Assistance, Infrastructure Needs for Coordination and Collaboration, End-to-End Supply Chain Strategy, and Vaccination Supply Chain in Global Public Health, with speakers from organizations such as PAHO, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, OXFAM, IFRC, Aidmatrix, the UN World Food Programme, and the Mexican Ministry of Health.

The conference program features plenary panels and interactive educational workshops to encourage discourse among participants, innovative research poster sessions, and ample time for networking, facility tours, and other activities.

For more information on panels, speakers, etc, please visit http://www.scl.gatech.edu/humlog2014/ or e-mail the organizers at humlogconf@gatech.edu

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How to register

To register for the conference, please visit: http://www.scl.gatech.edu/humlog2014/registration/. You may register directly online by submitting a credit card payment. Free registration is available for the first two employees of a given NGO to sign up. If you are a student interested in submitting a research poster, please see specific poster registration and possible travel support guidelines by visiting the link above.

Keywords

Themes:
Health & Health Facilities, Recovery, Disaster Risk Management
Countries:
Mexico
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