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ISC and its partners will organise the 9th edition of the Science Summit around the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78) on 12-29 September 2023.
The role and contribution of science to attaining the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be the central theme of the Summit. The objective is to develop and launch science collaborations to demonstrate global science mechanisms and activities to support the attainment of the UN SDGs, Agenda 2030 and Local2030. The meeting will also prepare input for the United Nations Summit of the Future, which will take place during UNGA79 beginning on 12 September 2024.

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The programme contains around 300 science sessions on how to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. It is advised to filter them by Type, Date, Venue and Virtual/In-Person to help identifying the sessions you want to attend. 

The session capacity is unlimited for Virtual sessions. For In-Person sessions the limit is set up individually in each session. 

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Wednesday, September 27 • 1:10pm - 4:30pm
[IN-PERSON] The ECHAlliance Global Health Connector Event - WOMEN'S HEALTH DATA & DIGITAL (271301) LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Connecting the Dots for a Sustainable, Healthy & Wellbeing Future: Global Perspective and Practical Solutions

Cure Building – 2nd Floor, Education Center (345 Park Ave South, New York – more information here)


13:10 – 13:30 What Is Global Future of Telehealth and What Should the Summit of the Future in 2024 Discuss for Telehealth?
Brian O’Connor (Moderator) - Chairman, ECHAlliance, The Global Health Connector
Michele Y. Griffith - President, International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (ISfTeH)
Ann Mond-Johnson - Chief Executive Officer at American Telemedicine Association (ATA)

13:30 – 13:45 Women in Health - Initiatives from the HLTH Foundation
Janna Guinen - Executive Director, HLTH Foundation

13:45 – 14:35 Women’s Health - Data & Digital
Nicole Althaus (Moderator) - US Ambassador at ECHAlliance, The Global Health Connector
Mevish Vaishnav - Chief Operating Officer at Health Parliament (Virtual)
Irene Aninye - Chief Science Officer at Society for Women's Health Research
Rear Admiral Aisha K Mix  - Assistant Surgeon General, Chief Nurse US Public Health Service 
Ann Mond-Johnson - Chief Executive Officer at American Telemedicine Association (ATA)
Esther Ruiter - Project Manager at Coalition for Women's Health Africa (COWHA) (Virtual)
Janna Guinen - Executive Director, HLTH Foundation

14:45 – 15:15 AI Health Application Use Cases: How to Navigate to Safe and Scalable Solutions Today
Professor Rachel Dunscombe – Imperial College, UK Government AI Council Member & Co-Chair OpenEHR (Virtual)

15:15 - 15:30 Coffee & Networking

15:30 – 15:45 Compact Lessons for Health Data Sharing for Secondary Use & Sign Posting for UN Global Digital Compact
Professor Dipak Kalra - Doctor & President at European Institute for Innovation through Health Data (Virtual)

15:45 – 16:30 Review of Day 1 & 2 Recommendations and Actions for the Summit of the Future
Nicole Althaus – US Ambassador, ECHAlliance, The Global Health Connector
Jon Warner – US Ambassador at ECHAlliance, The Global Health Connector
Karolina Mackiewicz - Innovation Director at ECHAlliance
Bleddyn Rees Chair at The Digital Health Society, ECHAlliance

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Brian O'Connor

Chair, ECHAlliance
Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Brian developed his career as a consultant, manager and investor. He has worked in the UK, the US and Hong Kong and has significant experience as a company director in various industries.He has acted as a Corporate Recovery Advisor to companies with... Read More →
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Dr. Michele Y. Griffith

President, International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (ISfTeH)
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Professor Dipak Kalra

Doctor & President at European Institute for Innovation through Health Data
Professor Dipak Kalra, PhD, FRCGP, FBCS, plays a leading international role in the research and development of Electronic Health Records, including the reuse of EHRs for research. A former London general practitioner, he has, over the past 25 years, led the development of standards... Read More →
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Professor Rachel Dunscombe

Professor, Imperial College, UK Government AI Council Member & Co-Chair OpenEHR
Rachel Dunscombe is CEO of the NHS Digital Academy and global lead for the KLAS Arch collaborative – a group of organisations creating academic quality evidence for Digitisation. She was formerly the CIO of the Salford Royal/NCA Group one of the 2 most digitally mature organisations... Read More →
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Rear Admiral Aisha Mix

Assistant Surgeon General, Chief Nurse, US Public Health Service
Rear Admiral Aisha Mix was selected as Chief Nurse Officer in October 2019. As Chief Nurse Officer, RDML Mix advises the Office of the Surgeon General and the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services on the recruitment, assignment, deployment, retention, and career development... Read More →
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Mevish Vaishnav

Chief Operating Officer, Health Parliament
Ms. Mevish Vaishnav is a senior healthcare professional and has served in senior roles in the industry and on various government committees. She has served as Vice President of the largest publicly listed hospital chain in cancer care. She also served on the standards committee for... Read More →
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Irene Aninye

Chief Science Officer, Society for Women's Health Research
Irene O. Aninye, PhD, is the Chief Science Officer at the Society for Women’s Health Research, where she steers their portfolio of science programs to increase investment in research on biological sex differences and awareness of health conditions and diseases that disproportionately... Read More →
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Esther Ruiter

Project Manager, Coalition for Women's Health Africa (COWHA)
Years of experience in various settings as a midwife motivated me to pursue a master's degree in Public Health to to continue advocating for equitable access to quality healthcare. My passion is to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to start a healthy life well before conception... Read More →
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Janna Guinen

Executive Director, HLTH Foundation
As Executive Director of the HLTH Foundation, Janna drives the Foundation’s mission to promote equality, diversity and access in healthcare. She recently led the re-launch of CSweetener, the Foundation’s mentorship program for women in healthcare, introducing support for intersectional... Read More →
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Nicole Althaus

US Ambassador, ECHAlliance, The Global Connector
Creative and strategic thinker with a demonstrated ability to effectively position, develop and lead products to drive top-line sales growth success. Thrives in a fast-paced environment and brings a strong aptitude for technical understanding, pragmatic marketing and product fundamentals... Read More →
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Ann Mond Johnson

Chief Executive Officer, American Telemedicine Association
Ann Mond Johnson is CEO of the American Telemedicine Association, overseeing the only association focused completely on advancing the adoption of telehealth. Ann is a leading voice representing a healthcare platform that many see as one of the few bright spots in the COVID-19 pandemic... Read More →

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Heather Smith

Operations Director, ECHAlliance
Heather manages the day to day operations of European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance). Previously an Office Manager for a multi-national company Heather has over 25 years experience in administration. Based in Belfast Heather is involved on the ground with the Northern Ireland... Read More →

Wednesday September 27, 2023 1:10pm - 4:30pm EDT
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