RSVP to reserve your place Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
8:30–10:00 AM—Remarks and Panel
Special remarks by Congresswoman Clark’s office
Dr. Rebecca Martin, Director of the Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Reid Wilson, Journalist for The Hill and author of Epidemic: Ebola and the Global Scramble to Prevent the Next Killer Outbreak
Marian W. Wentworth, President and Chief Executive Officer, Management Sciences for Health
Dr. Rebecca Martin
Coming Threats from Pandemics and International Health/Biosecurity
Come hear experts address gaps in preparedness and the major risks ahead.
Coffee, tea, and light breakfast provided.
The event will feature globally renowned pandemic and health security experts testifying to the gaps in our nation’s response plans and identifying specific policy changes and reforms necessary to improve pandemic and international health security response strategies.
Senator Thomas A. Daschle, Member, Blue Ribbon Panel on Biodefense
A Pathway Towards Sustainable Action
Protecting the world from infectious disease threats requires that national governments share the responsibility of serving those most in need. But how do countries prioritize their investments in a rapidly changing world?
A Day-Long Symposium on Epidemic Preparedness
Are you ready for the next infectious disease outbreak?
What are the financial, medical, and other risks in low- and middle-income countries associated with major disease outbreaks? What is being done to ensure resilience during public health emergencies? What innovations are contributing to public safety and population health during emergencies?
Download the full conference program
Speakers from the public and private sectors and civil society include:
Ms. Marian W. Wentworth, Management Sciences for Health