Speakers

We’re looking for the next round of health care professionals, innovators, and leaders to speak in 2019. Share with us your favorite doctors, scientists, startups, tech titans and movers and shakers in the global health community.

2019 Speakers

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Jan Kimpen
Chief Medical Officer, Philips and President, COCIR
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Yann Le Cam
Chief Executive Officer, Eurordis
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Rogier Snijdewind
Senior Advisor Responsible Investment, PGGM
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Susan Wilson
IP Attaché for the EU and European Commission, United States Patent and Trademark Office
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Hans-Aloys Wischmann
head of the Data Science and AI Center of Expertise, Philips

2018 Speakers

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Klaus Dugi
Chief Medical Officer, Ferring Pharmaceuticals
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Rachel Dunscombe
CEO, National Health Service (NHS) Digital Academy
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Ambassador Carlos Foradori
Permanent Representative of Argentina to the United Nations Offices in Geneva
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Cristina González
Minister Counsellor, Mission of Uruguay to the UN in Geneva
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Anne Hassberger
Counselor, Agenda 2030 & Global Health, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations Offices in Geneva
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Dr. Tim Hawkins
Managing Director, Clinical Solutions, EMEALA & APAC, Elsevier
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Amanda Hosken
Head of Life & Health Hub EMEA, Swiss Re
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Dr. Raymond Hutubessy
SENIOR HEALTH ECONOMIST, WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)
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Jayasree K. Iyer
Executive Director, Access to Medicine Foundation
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Karin Kadenbach
MEP (S&D, Austria), Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, European Parliament
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Professor Mukesh Kapila
CEO, The Defeat-NCD Partnership; Professor of Global Health and Humanitarian Affairs, University of Manchester
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Jeremy Knox
Policy and Advocacy Lead, Drug-Resistant Infections Programme, Wellcome Trust
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Dr. Aseem Malhotra
Honorary Consultant Cardiologist
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Marco Marsella
Head of eHealth, Well-being & Aging Unit, European Commission
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Dr. Carlos Mur de Viu
General Manager, Hospital Universitario de Fuenlabrada Madrid
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Alana Officer
Senior Health Advisor, World Health Organization (WHO)
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Carlo Pettinelli
Director for Consumer, Environmental and Health Technologies – DG GROW, European Commission
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Lois Privor-Dumm
Director, Policy, Advocacy & Communications, International Vaccine Access Center (IVAC)
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Professor Guido Rasi
Executive Director, European Medicines Agency (EMA)
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Nina Renshaw
Policy & Advocacy Director, NCD Alliance
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Michelle Rohrer
Senior Vice President, Global Head of Product Development Regulatory & Policy, ‎Roche
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Marcel Salathé
Head of Digital Epidemiology Lab, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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Dr. Rangarajan Sampath
Chief Scientific Officer, FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics)
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Dr. Soumya Swaminathan
Deputy Director-General for Programmes, World Health Organization
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Angus Thomson
Head, Vaccination Confidence & Coverage, Sanofi Pasteur
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Ambassador Elisabeth Tichy-Fisslberger
Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations Offices in Geneva
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Ambassador Adrian Vierița
Permanent Representative of Romania to the United Nations Offices in Geneva

2018 MODERATORS

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Laura Greenhalgh
Assistant Policy Editor, POLITICO
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Katie Jennings
Health Reporter, POLITICO
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Sarah Wheaton
Senior Health Reporter, POLITICO
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Pascaline Minet
Head of Sciences Section, Le Temps

2017 Speakers

Vytenis ANDRIUKAITIS
Vytenis ANDRIUKAITIS
European commissioner for health & food safety, EUROPEAN COMMISSION
HeleneHellmarkKnutsson
Helene Hellmark Knutsson
Minister for Higher Education and Research, SWEDEN
JoseInacioFaria
José Inácio Faria MEP
Member on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee, European Parliament
DacianaSarbu
Daciana Sârbu
MEP and Vice Chair of the ENVI Committee, European Parliament
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Ain Aaviksoo
Deputy Secretary General for E-services and Innovation, Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia
NicolaBedlington
Nicola Bedlington
Secretary-General, European Patients' Forum
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Thomas Bombelles
Head NGO and Industry Relations, WIPO
Ilona Kickbusch
Ilona Kickbusch
Director - Global Health Centre, GRADUATE INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
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Sally Davies
Chief Medical Officer, UK
Nina-Renshaw
Nina Renshaw
Secretary-General, European Public Health Alliance
KarlBrauner
Karl Brauner
Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organization
HenryMarkram
Henry Markram
Founder and Director, Blue Brain Project
SineadHewson
Sinéad Hewson
Board Member, European Insitute of Women's Health
PascalStrupler
Pascal Strupler
Director-General, Swiss Federal Office of Public Health
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Päivi Sillanaukee
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Finland
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Line Matthiessen
Acting Director of the Health Directorate, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission
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Fumie Griego
Assistant Director-General, International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations
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Felix Frauendorf
Co-Founder and Managing Director, Aurora Health
MarkPearson
Mark Pearson
Deputy Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
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David Nabarro
Sustainable Development Facilitator and former Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Climate Change
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Alexander Natz
Secretary General, EUCOPE
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Peter Braun
Head of Global Access Strategy and Health Policy, Roche
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Suzy Elneil
Chair of the Board of Trustees, FORWARD and Consultant in Urogynaecology, University College of London, Institute of Women's Health
BrunodeOliveiraAlves
Bruno de Oliveira Alves
Policy Advisor, DG CONNECT, European Commission
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Mihaela Militaru
Senior Director, EU Patient Advocacy & Strategic Partnerships, Oncology, Merck
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Peter Singer
Senior Advisor to Director General, World Health Organization