Students, staff and faculty are encouraged to attend area conferences exploring global health.

Coming soon! Call for proposals and conference announcements

Canadian Conference on Global Health - October 29-31, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario

American Public Health Association - November 4-8, 2017 in Atlanta, GA

American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene - November 5-9, 2017 in Baltimore, MD

9th Annual CUGH Conference. Health Disparities: A Time for Action - March 16-18, 2018 in New York, NY

Past Conferences

Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference:
Bridging to a Sustainable Future in Global Health:
April 9–11, 2016 
Hilton Union Square, San Francisco.

Join more than 1,500 global health students and leaders from over 50 nations to explore global health sustainability themes and the role universities play in advancing health equity worldwide. For more information and to register early, visit

Canadian Conference on Global Health:
Capacity Building for Global Health: Research & Practice
November 5 – 7, 2015
Bonaventure Hotel - Montreal, Quebec

The 22nd Canadian Conference on Global Health will provide a forum for practitioners, researchers, educators, students, policy makers and community mobilizers interested in primary health care to share knowledge, experience and promote innovation and collaborative action.This annual conference welcomes approximately 500 people from around the world to discuss and share issues of global health. The conference theme for 2015 is Capacity Building for Global Health: Research & Practice and will examine capacity building from a variety of perspectives.

Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference
October 18-21, 2015
Mexico City

The first-ever Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference will discuss strategies for reaching every mother and newborn with high-quality health care. The meeting will enable technical discussions highlighting approaches and lessons from programs, policies, research, and advocacy for improving both maternal and newborn health. It offers the first opportunity for the global maternal and newborn health communities to strategize on how to meet the new post-2015 health goals translating commitments into concrete action. The conference will be attended by technical implementers, policymakers, researchers and practitioners from more than 50 countries who submitted abstracts through a peer-review process. Additional participants include critical individuals from high-burden, low-income countries and convening partners who support implementation efforts worldwide. Though general registration for the conference has closed, there will be numerous opportunities to engage online, including webcasts of plenary sessions and live coverage on social media.