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2018 RESULTS International Conference

Organized by RESULTS

July 14 – 17
Grand Hyatt Hotel
Washington, DC


Saturday Morning Pre-Conference Sessions:

A Morning with Marianne Williamson: Join a conversation with author and lecturer Marianne Williamson as part of her ongoing national tour. As Marianne says, “Like any relationship, our relationship to democracy cannot be taken for granted; it must be tended to. We have as much responsibility to it as it has to us.” Learn more.

Running for Office: A Look Behind the Curtain: The first part of our new election track, this morning session will give you a chance to hear from people who have run for office at both a local and national level, and then join a hands-on workshop looking at what it takes to run your own campaign. Learn more about the election track.

Plenaries and Workshops

Film Screening and Special Appearance from Heather Booth

The first part of our new election track, this morning session will give you a chance to hear from people who have run for office at both a local and national level, and then join a hands-on workshop looking at what it takes to run your own campaign. Learn more about the election track.

Advocacy and the Midterm Elections
Conference Track

The upcoming midterm elections are poised to dominate media coverage and the national conversation. What if you could build relationships with candidates early, learn how to make poverty a campaign issue, and master new skills to use at campaign events? Through a series of skills workshops and plenaries, we’ll tackle these opportunities and more. Conference attendees will hear from veteran journalists, former members of Congress, and those who’ve worked on political campaigns for both major parties. Learn more.

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Understanding the Link Between Housing and Racial Wealth Inequality
Issue Workshop

In 2016, white households had 10 times more wealth than black households and 8 times more wealth than Hispanic households. While homeownership remains a major path to build wealth in America, the U.S. is facing an affordable housing crisis that exacerbates the racial wealth divide. This workshop will examine how U.S. housing policy impacts racial wealth inequality.

Getting Your Letter to the Editor Published
Skills Workshop

Ready to see your name in print? Want to use the media to move your member of Congress to act? We’ll talk through best practices for writing letters to the editor, what it takes to get them published, and how to use them for advocacy. Together we’ll look for news “hooks” and start putting pen to paper.

Other events:

Hear from world-class Speakers: RESULTS has an incredible lineup of speakers, including H.E. Joyce Banda, former President of Malawi, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, MomsRising Co-Founder, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, Tishaura O. Jones, Treasurer of the City of St. Louis, Yolanda Gordon, RESULTS Expert on Poverty, and many more. Learn more about the speakers.



WHO Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases

Organized by
World Health Organization (WHO)

 October 18 – 20
Montevideo, Uruguay

World Health Organization (WHO) is organizing the Global Conference on Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs): Enhancing policy coherence between different spheres of policy making that have a bearing on attaining Sustainable Development Goal target 3.4 on NCDs to, by 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from NCDs through prevention and treatment. The Conference is hosted by the President of Uruguay from 18 to 20 October 2017 in Montevideo.

Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference

Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference

Reaching every mother & newborn with quality care
October 18-21, 2015
Mexico City

The Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference 2015 will provide a global forum to understand and respond to the most urgent health needs of mothers and newborns, focusing on three key themes:

— quality care
– integration
– equity

The technical program for the conference will be abstract-driven and sessions will be grouped into six tracks:

1) Innovating to accelerate impact at scale
2) Bridging equity divides
3) Generating new evidence to fill critical knowledge gaps
4) Measuring for evaluation and accountability
5) Strengthening demand for health care
6) Increasing health systems’ capacity to respond to population need

The official call for abstracts will be issued soon. All abstracts must fit within one of the tracks. Submissions will be accepted for five different types of presentations: oral presentation, pre-formed panel, poster presentation, skills demonstration, and the marketplace of ideas.

A notice will be sent when the online abstract submission process opens. In the meantime, learn more about the process by visiting the conference frequently asked questions.

Detailed agenda available here. Find more information about the confernece on the website



CORE Group Spring 2015 Global Health Practitioner Conference

CORE Group Spring 2015 Global Health Practitioner Conference

April 13 – 17, 2015
Alexandria, VA

Join CORE Group member NGOs and associates, academics, donors, and other community health advocates at the Spring 2015 Global Health Practitioner Conference for skill building, networking, and program learning.

This lively conference centers on community health design and implementation, highlighting maternal, newborn and child health, with a particular focus on this year’s theme: Advancing Community Health across the Continuum of Care.

Keynote speaker: Dr. Sara Bennett, Associate Director of the Health Systems Program at Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.

Find more information here.

Sustainable Healthcare Transformation

Sustainable Healthcare Transformation

International Conference on Health System Innovation

March 18-20, 2015

Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart

Tasmania, Australia

The inaugural international conference on Health System Innovation, Sustainable Healthcare Transformation, will offer thought-provoking concepts, solutions and outcomes for attendees.

The conference will feature a range of leading international and Australasian speakers, peer-reviewed presentations and showcases of innovative strategies and successful programs that have delivered real benefits for healthcare organizations and patients. Delegates will also be given an opportunity to hear from those who have been leaders and innovators within other sectors, and the lessons they have learned in their industry that can be applied to healthcare settings.

This is a ‘must attend’ event for all concerned with the provision of timely quality care in a tight fiscal environment and continually rising demand for healthcare services:

  • medical, nursing and allied health clinicians from the Primary Care or Acute sector, both public and private
  • health service and hospital managers
  • policy makers within government
  • educators and researchers
  • Conference Aims

  • To share contemporary research and best practice in healthcare improvement
  • To demonstrate the positive outcomes of healthcare improvement initiatives for patient outcomes and organizational advancement
  • To demonstrate the importance of clinical and executive leadership, and multidisciplinary collaboration in healthcare improvement
  • To share successful initiatives undertaken in other industries with relevance to healthcare
  • To highlight the need for capacity-building – education and training for present and future health professionals and managers – in health system improvement methodologies
  • Conference Themes

  • Innovation in healthcare delivery
  • Research in healthcare improvement
  • Leadership in healthcare
  • Capability and capacity building in healthcare improvement
  • Lessons from other industries
  • Find more information about the conference here.


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