Global Ideas Forum


If you are passionate about health equity and recognise that solving complex health and social problems requires interdisciplinary collaboration, be sure to join 300 changemakers from a range of disciplines at this year's Global Ideas Forum to be held from the 2nd - 4th September 2016 at the University of Melbourne.

This popular annual conference is a broad foundational crash-course on cutting-edge thinking in global health, presented by leading global experts and home-grown innovators from a diverse array of industries and perspectives.

This years theme is Identity: The Many Faces of Global Health. Together, we’ll explore the relationship between culture, identity, power and health with a particular focus on gender and health, refugee and asylum seeker health and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

Hear from Gillian Triggs - President of Australian Human Rights Commisiion, Sharon Lewin - Director of the Peter Doherty Institute, Robert Wood - Director of the Centre for Ethical Leadership, Erika Feller - Former UNHCR Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, Jaki Adams-Barton - Indigenous Australia Program at the Fred Hollows and host of insightful speakers and workshop presenters.

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This is your opportunity to learn, connect and collaborate with the next generation of global health leaders.