GHF 2018 Snapshot

Plenary session5 plenary sessions for all participants, to involve a multisectoral panel and serve as the thematic backbone of the program. The plenary sessions introduce key conference topics and concepts, identify challenges of common interest and share controversial or innovative ideas that can feed subsequent conversations among delegates throughout the conference
Parallel session25 parallel sessions organized into 5 ranges of 5 parallel sessions during the 3 days forum. The quality of discussions and interactions is vital for participant satisfaction. GHF makes every effort to ensure that within each session frontline experiences are the starting point of the discussions. These sessions are designed to allow participants to present their work, provide testimonies and country experiences, as well as debate topics of interest
Experience sharing sessionA round table of about ten experienced actors will tackle a particular subject to share their practical experience. These sessions, open to the public, are held in the morning at 08:00.
Lunch sessionA limited number of program slots are made available for the private sector/philanthropic institutions to propose sessions and these are integrated and publicized within the conference programme
Workshop11 working groups will discuss a specific issue in the six months preceding the GHF. The results of these working groups will be presented and discussed with the public at the GHF
Innovation areaA dynamic and interactive space facilitating exchanges with around 50 innovations presented to the public. This area is called Global Health Lab.
Exhibition areaA fantastic opportunity for networking and extending discussions beyond the conference rooms. Organisations set up their exhibition booths in the dedicated area
Video space, MOOC and Virtual realityVideos will facilitate prolonged oral sessions and will present the work of the organizations attending the GHF.
MOOCs and Virtual reality tools will be presented
PosterA Poster session will allow the presentation of a broader scope of the work and experiments presented. The posters will be selected following a call for abstracts which will take place from March to September 2017. The posters will also be presented online to increase their impact
Poster Young researchersA poster session dedicated to young researchers enrolled in masters or doctoral programmes. The posters will also be selected following a call for abstracts
Networking EventDuring the evening of Wednesday 11 April, social events on a specific topic will be organized to promote networking between participants
GHF AwardAwards will be given to highlight the best research and initiatives
Opening ceremonyAn upscale evening reception on the opening night of the Geneva Health Forum
Closing ceremonyThe Closing Ceremony will celebrate achievements of the 7th edition of the GHF including the prize-giving
SSPH+ Science Flash TalkThe Science Flash Talk organised by "Swiss School of Public Health +" will allow PhD students to present their research topic in an attractive way to the GHF public in 3 minutes only.
Discover what the future generation in public health sciences is researching!
The public will vote to elect the best presentation
International conversationsThe Lunch Dialogues at the Geneva Health Forum bring together 15 key actors to discuss the topics that are at the forefront of the agenda
Session for dummies2 experts will present, in a simple and attractive way, why Artificial Intelligence and the Blockchain are two game changers for health