Global Health & Infectious Disease Conference

The Center for Global Health and Infectious Disease organizes an annual conference each spring. National and international speakers present their work and trainees have the opportunity to present a poster.

Next Conference: The Impact of Climate Change on Infectious Diseases
April 16 & 17, 2020 | Washington University in St. Louis

Experts interested in leading a round-table discussion on an idea or solution around climate change are encouraged to apply.

The theme of the 2020 conference is the Impact of Climate Change on Infectious Diseases. Kristie Ebi, PhD, MPH, professor, University of Washington, will give the keynote on April 16 entitled, Warmer and Wetter: Infectious Diseases on the Move in a Changing Climate.

Michael Wysession, PhD, will present on April 17 on the Historical Correlations Among Volcanic Eruptions, Climate Change, and Pandemics and Steve Mahfood, BS, former director, Missouri DNR, will speak on climate change policies and what we, as citizens, can do.

New for the conference are Next Level Conversations, table discussions on a variety of topics around climate change and infectious diseases. A call for proposals to host a table will be sent in October 2019.

Continue to revisit this page for more information on the 2020 conference, as it becomes available.

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