Notice: Important Groundbreaking Event Scheduled for 2013 in Brussels, Belgium!


June 5th and 6th, 2013


World Research and Innovation Congress - Pioneers in Healthcare   

The Steigenberger Grand Hotel

 Brussels, Belgium

“World Research and Innovation Congress - Pioneers in Healthcare promises to provide a unique opportunity for those facilitating and effecting change within their field to interact and collaborate on the critical issues facing healthcare research today. Bringing together researchers from across the world, this is more than just an event: it is the sharing of over 500 research stories and experiences, and will offer the opportunity to build partnerships, promote collaboration and drive innovation.


Jack Woodall, PhD will be the speaker representative for the One Health Initiative Autonomous pro bono Team: Laura H. Kahn, MD, MPH, MPP ▪ Bruce Kaplan, DVM ▪ Thomas P. Monath, MD ▪ Jack Woodall, PhD Lisa A. Conti, DVM, MPH


Dr. Woodall’s topic:


The One Health Initiative Movement’s International Innovative Impact on Global Health: Addressing an Essential One Health Paradigm Shift” at 11.30 a.m. on the 5th of June 2013.  This is a formal presentation which should last for 30 minutes including time for Q&A.


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Why attend?

  • COLLABORATE with the most prominent international academics and NGOs from the healthcare domain and develop your network for future projects
  • DISCOVER direct from international funding agencies their plans to tackle challenges in healthcare research, what funding is available and how you can gain access to it
  • ENGAGE with the most important international and regional funding institutions and help influence future calls and direction
  • LEARN how to structure successful international partnerships and understand the necessary steps to develop your research projects

Other confirmed speakers at the event as of January 9, 2013 are:

·          Prof Anne Glover - Chief Scientific Advisor to the President of the European Commission

·          Marcelo d’Agostino – Communications Director, PAHO, WHO

·          Prof Ralph Altmeyer – Director General, Institute Pasteur Shanghai

·          Dr Johanna Adami – Director Head of Health, Vinnova Sweden

·          Dr Muhammad Ali Dhansay – Vice-president South African Medical Research Council

·          Dr Steve Myers – Director of Accelerators and technology, CERN

·          Dr Claire McNulty – Director of Science for The British Council

·          Dr Ángeles Rodríguez-Peña - Deputy Director General for European Programs, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Spain and President of COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology)

·          Dr Vanessa Campos-Ruiz, Scientific Advisor to the CEO, ESF

·          Dr Abdul Ghaffar, Executive director, Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, WHO


The One Health Initiative team has secured an exclusive discount for One Health Initiative website readers. When booking a ticket, just enter OHI2013 in the box for an extra £100 off the 2 day or 2 day+dinner ticket.

Please see the event’s website and Book your ticket now

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