Sunday, October 21st

4:00 - 6:00 pm
Global Networking Café

This event will allow for global health professionals, NGOs and students to explore  connections in their current work and fields of interest.  Roundtable discussions grouped by region will encourage informal knowledge exchange and continue on the afternoon oral sessions on Canada's Ability to Respond. Complete the template and participate in this great networking opportunity!

Opportunities in global health will also be offered through NGOs, volunteer sending agencies, Government of Canada representatives and the World Bank. Visit each table to discuss careers or research grants with representatives from the organizations.

6:00 - 8:00 pm
Opening Reception

Join us for the opening reception sponsored by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in the penthouse with panoramic views of Ottawa. Refreshments will be offered.

There will be a book launch of the book "A Doctor's Quest"  by Gretchen Roedde.

Monday, October 22nd

6:30 - 11 pm
Global Health Social Night

Join us for this relaxed evening of dinner, drinks and fabulous interactive performance by local “Burundian Messenger Sacred Drums (BMSD).”  This will be a great opportunity to network with the global health community in a fun and pressure-free environment. 

Donations of used sports equipement will be collected throughout the conference for Burundi. Everything sports related will be accepted from pumps to sport socks - everything except skates that is!

Tickets for this event are sold out!