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The goal of this event is to bring together members of the MIT community and Boston area who are actively working on global health or have a strong interest in cost-effective healthcare; expose them to the challenging aspects of low-cost medical innovation by experts in the field, focusing on health, policy, basic science, engineering and scale; showcase their global health research; and engage them in dialogue about the ways that MIT can become a hub for global health advancement.

Rethinking Global Health at MIT

Date
May 9, 2016
Time
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pre-registration required?
No
Registration closed?
No

Re-thinking Global Health at MIT – Monday May 9, 2016

MIT Media Lab 6th floor

75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Mission Statement

Our mission statement is to bring together members of the MIT community and Boston area who are actively working on global health or have a strong interest in cost-effective healthcare; expose them to the challenging aspects of low-cost medical innovation by experts on the field, focusing on health, policy, basic science, engineering and scale; showcase their global health research; and engage them in dialogue about the ways that MIT can become a hub for global health advancement.

The goal of this event is to bring together members of the MIT community and Boston area who are actively working on global health or have a strong interest in cost-effective healthcare; expose them to the challenging aspects of low-cost medical innovation by experts in the field, focusing on health, policy, basic science, engineering and scale; showcase their global health research; and engage them in dialogue about the ways that MIT can become a hub for global health advancement.

Questions? Contact: mitghw2016@gmail.com

Check out globalhealth.mit.edu for updates and more information!

Keynote Speaker: Bob Langer, MIT

Event Agenda:

Breakfast (8:00 AM – 9:00 AM)

Plenary Talks (9:00 AM – 12:30 PM)
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Poster Session/Lunch (12:30 PM – 2:00 PM)

Breakout sessions (2:15 PM – 4:30 PM)

  • Reverse Innovation (Moderator: Dr. Kris Olson, MGH CAMTech)
  • Big Data (Moderator: Dr. Ken Paik, MIT)
  • Industry Round tables (Moderator: Dr. Anjali Sastry, MIT)
  • Getting Funding (Moderator: Dr. Ana Jakelenec, MIT)
  • Entrepreneurship and Implementation Abroad (Moderator: Elizabeth Bailey, MGH CAMTech)

Closing Remarks (4:30 PM – 5:00 PM)

Event sponsors:
MIT School of Engineering
MIT School of Architecture and Planning
MIT Institute for Medical Engineering and Science
MIT Hacking Medicine
MGH CAMTech