Audience clapping at a conference session

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

Upcoming Conferences

Past Conferences

2018 ASPPH Undergraduate Pubic Health and Global Health Education Summit - March 7, 2018 in Arlington, VA

2018 ASPPH Annual Meeting - March 7-9, 2018 in Arlington, VA

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

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

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

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

Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference

October 18-21, 2015 | Mexico City

The first-ever Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference discussed 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 offered 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 was attended by technical implementers, policymakers, researchers and practitioners from more than 50 countries who submitted abstracts through a peer-review process. Additional participants included critical individuals from high-burden, low-income countries and convening partners who support implementation efforts worldwide.