Global Health and Innovation Conference Registration and Pitch Competition

Register for the Global Health & Innovation Conference
by February 10 for a reduced registration rate.

The Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale on April 16-17, 2016, is the world’s leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,200 professionals and students from all 50 states and more than 55 countries. This must-attend, thought-leading conference convenes leaders, changemakers, professionals and students from all sectors of global health, international development, and social entrepreneurship. 

Social Impact Pitch Abstracts For Oral Presentation: The Social Impact Lab is an opportunity to present an idea, program, or organization to the audience and to an expert panel for mentoring, guidance, and advice. Pitch abstracts are accepted for oral presentation, and February 11 is the final application deadline.

Unite For Sight is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit global health delivery organization that is free of commercial interests and committed to promoting high-quality care for all. The Global Health & Innovation Conference is presented annually by Unite For Sight.

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Learn from 250 speakers. Keynote addresses include Ned Breslin, Jeffrey Sachs, and Sonia Ehrlich Sachs. See the confirmed 2016 conference speakers.

Apply to present at the Global Health & Innovation Conference! January 20 is the next Social Impact Pitch and Innovation Prize application deadline. Read more about the presentation opportunities and the abstract submission process.

The GHIC Innovation Prize is a $10,000 and a $2,000 cash prize that is awarded to the two best social impact pitches that are presented at the 2016 Global Health & Innovation Conference.


Jennifer Roach is the Civic Engagement Fellow in Allbritton for the academic year 2015-2016. She is a recent Wesleyan alumni, class of 2014. Since graduating, she has moved to Hartford to continue developing Summer of Solutions Hartford, an urban farming internship program she worked on during her time at Wesleyan.