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Global Collaborative Healthcare - On the Horizon

Summer 2014

On the Horizon

Date: June 20, 2014


on the horizon

Conferences and Gatherings

A sampling of upcoming conferences on topics related  to global collaborative health care.

Inclusion here does not imply endorsement by Johns Hopkins Medicine.

23RD BIENNIAL CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR CANCER RESEARCH (EACR-23)

5–8 July 2014
Munich, Germany

The EACR Congress has grown rapidly in recent years, and this year’s expects some 1,800 scientists working in all fields of cancer research to come together to discuss the latest developments in basic and discovery-driven translational research, through to personalized cancer treatment. The EACR Congress aims to provide particular support and encouragement to students and junior researchers.

http://www.ecco-org.eu/Events.aspx

 

FIFTH INTERNATIONAL DISASTER AND RISK CONFERENCE IDRC DAVOS 2014

24–28 Aug. 2014
Davos, Switzerland

IDRC Davos 2014 is organized by GRF Davos in close cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction. This year’s theme is “Integrative Risk Management: The role of science, technology & practice.” IDRC Davos 2014 will attempt to find solutions to today’s challenges by managing risks, reducing disasters and adapting to climate change. The outcomes will be presented at the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan, in March 2015.

http://idrc.info/about/former-conferences/idrc-davos-2014/

 

HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT ASIA

Johns Hopkins Singapore is one of two sponsors
28–29 Aug. 2014
Cebu City, Philippines

The event, now in its 13th year, keeps hospital managers, clinicians and health care leaders updated on worldwide hospital management thinking and experience while creating a real and virtual forum for regional networking of health care managers.

http://hospitalmanagementasia.com/

 

THE HEALTH CARE FORUM

17 Sept. 2014
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

The Economist’s second annual Health Care Forum will address innovation in care delivery and products, discuss the best business strategies for growth, and explore investment prospects within the sector. This full-day conference is designed for leaders in the health care field to discuss the opportunities and challenges ahead for the health care system. It provides an ideal forum for networking, discovering the latest industry developments and innovations, and exploring the rapid change associated with this evolving industry.

http://www.economist.com/events-conferences/americas/healthcare-2014

 

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society LATIN AMERICAN CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION

18–19 Sept. 2014
São Paolo, Brazil

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society is going south, launching the first HIMSS Latin America 2014 Conference and Exhibition.

http://www.healthdatamanagement.com/news/himss-to-hold-a-latin-american-conference-47197-1.html

 

WORLD MEDICAL TOURISM & GLOBAL HEALTHCARE CONGRESS

20–24 Sept. 2014
Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

The World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress is the Medical Tourism Association’s annual international conference, where the annual membership meeting is held. The Medical Tourism Association is the industry’s official organization dedicated to the growth of the industry globally.

http://www.medicaltourismcongress.com/

 

HEALTHCARE WORLD ASIA

29 Sept.–2 Oct. 2014
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre

Healthcare World Asia is a leading gathering of hospital operators in the Asia-Pacific region. The goal: to explore investment opportunities and operational strategies that can help maximize returns, achieve productivity, and efficiency and ultimately provide an improved patient care experience in Asia’s emerging markets.

http://www.terrapinn.com/conference/healthcare-world-asia/index.stm

 

MEDIC WEST AFRICA EXHIBITION AND CONGRESS 2014

15–17 Oct. 2014
Eko International Convention & Exhibition Center, Lagos, Nigeria

The largest specialized health care event in West Africa, Medic West Africa is a platform for regional and international health care stakeholders, investors, suppliers, and service providers to interact and network with government authorities, new buyers, dealers, distributors and key industry players.

http://www.medicwestafrica.com/