Please find the powerpoint presentations of the plenary and symposia below. If you wish to request a specific presentation that is not below please email us.

Sunday, October 21

Opening Plenary:

Whither Global Health in a Shifting World Economy?

A Canadian Response to Challenges in Global Health Research

Global Health Education: The Growth towards Evidence and Policy 

International Financial Institutions' Business Opportunities in Global Health

  • Irena Nikolic, Human Development Network, Health Specialist, World Bank
  • Alessandro Pio, Resident Director General, North American Representative Office, Asian Development Bank
  • Dr. Frederico Guanais, Lead Health Specialist,  Inter-American Development Bank, Health Specialist

Gairdner Foundation Lecture/ Conférence de la Foundation Gairdner 

 Monday, October 22

Dr. Don and Dr. Elizabeth Hillman Plenary Lecture: New Paradigms for Partnership in Development in the Shifting World Economy

Disease Burden and Demographics

  • Veronica Schoj, InterAmerican Heart Foundation, Argentina
  • Celina Gorre, Global Alliance for Chronic Disease, UK
  • Kim Elmslie,  Public Health Agency of Canada / Agence de santé publique du Canada

Sustainable Development and Health

Road safety: Impact on Global Populations and Shifting Economies

The New Economy, Migration and Occupational Health

Uranium Mining and Health

  • Dr. Linda Harvey,  Physicians for Global Survival
  • Dr. Cathy Vakil,  College of Family Physicians
  • Dr. Baijayanta Mukhopadhyay,  People's Health Movement

Access to Healthcare and Medicines in the Shifting Global Economy


 Tuesday, October 23

Scholarship, Activism, Politics and Economics: Intersecting Global Health Themes• Scholarship and activism: how we think and act on global health inequities


Health Equity: Improving Evidence-Based Decision Making for Democratic Governance