Atlanta Summit: Global Health & Refugees

Monday, May 2, 2016 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Spectrum Health and the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan are pleased to host this opportunity to participate in the Atlanta Summit event. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. The entire event will be broadcast, but partial-day attendees are also welcome. Read the detailed agenda and register below. If you prefer to watch the webcast online rather than attending in person, register here.

 





 


Atlanta Summit: Global Health & Refugees

Monday, May 2, 2016
Presented by
World Affairs Council of Atlanta, CARE USA, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

 

8:00 - 8:30 AM

Registration & Refreshments

 

8:30 - 8:35 AM

Grand Rapids
Welcoming Remarks

 

8:45 - 8:55 AM

Welcoming Remarks

Ambassador Charles Shapiro, President, World Affairs Council of Atlanta

8:55 – 9:15AM

Special Address:

Introduced by:

America's Strategic Challenges - Refugee Crisis
United States Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) (Tentative)
J. Stephen Morrison, PhD, Senior Vice President, Global Health Policy Center, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

9:15 – 10:30AM

First Session:
Moderator:

Speakers:

The Epicenter: Health Needs of Besieged Populations
Christine Galavotti, Senior Director for Sexual, Reproductive and Maternal Health at CARE USA.
Rabih Torbay, Senior Vice President, International Operations, International Medical Corps
Thomas D. Kirsch, MD, MPH, Professor and Director, Center for Refugee and Disaster Response, Johns Hopkins University
Zaher Sahloul, MD, Senior Advisor, Syrian American Medical Society

10:30 – 10:55AM



Introduced by:

Framing the Issues: Global Health Security Agenda – Strengthening Regional Capacities
Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, Director, Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC)
J. Stephen Morrison, PhD, Senior Vice President, Global Health Policy Center, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

10:55 – 12:10PM

Second Session:
Moderator:

Speakers:

The International Response: Coordinating National, International and NGO Efforts
J. Stephen Morrison, PhD, Senior Vice President, Global Health Policy Center, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Simon Henshaw, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, U.S. Department of State
Paige Alexander, Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for the Middle East, USAID
Daniel Wordsworth, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Refugee Committee

12:10– 1:15PM

Buffet Lunch

Facilitated Conversation

1:15 – 2:30PM

Third Session:
Moderator:
Speakers:

Receiving Countries: Meeting the Health Needs of Refugees
Ambassador Charles Shapiro, President, World Affairs Council of Atlanta
Curi Kim MD, MPH, Director, Division of Refugee Health, Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dabney Evans, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Global Health, Hubert Department of Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
J.D. McCrary, Executive Director, International Rescue Committee

2:30 – 3:00PM

Closing Keynote:

Paul Spiegel, MD, Deputy Director of the Division of Programme Support and Management at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


WARNING: The status of this event has been changed to CLOSED.
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