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Global Health Security Innovation Week 2022
March 12 - March 15
Join World Health Leaders and Innovators in Pandemic Preparedness
Texas’s first Global Health Security Innovation Week conference will be held during SXSW (SXSW official event) at the end of this week. This event is open to the public and aims to bring health and technology experts together to prevent and prepare for future pandemics.2022 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., American scientist, co-director of the Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Development, co-creator of the CORBEVAX vaccine will be presenting, among many other distinguished speakers.
Open to the public with registration, Global Health Security Innovation Week 2022 is a forum for the global health and technology innovation communities to solve critical global health security challenges. Reflecting the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past two years, GHSIW 2022 will focus on recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual conference will feature an international exhibition of start-ups, entrepreneurs, and country-specific programs. Speakers include 2022 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Peter J. Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., American scientist, co-director of the Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Development, co-creator of the CORBEVAX vaccine; Samantha Dittrich, MPH, associate director for global health security at Merrick & Company; Dennis Boyle, partner and founding member of IDEO l; and Pradeep Kakkattil, Director of Innovation, UNAIDS, Switzerland and recent World Economic Forum 2022 Social Innovator of the Year award winner. Attendees will tune in from countries across the globe to discuss solutions to world health security.
To learn more and to register to attend, visit TEXGHS.org/GHSIW22.