8th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health

Oakland, California
Monday, June 24, 2013


8th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health
Berkeley and Oakland, California / June 24 - 28, 2013
                  

8th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health
Monday, June 24, 2013 - Friday, June 28, 2013

The California Endowment-Oakland
1111 Broadway, 7th Floor
Oakland, California 94607
United States

Map and Directions

        
Description

The Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health is an international event that offers researchers, faculty, graduate students and professionals working with migrant communities around the world, a unique opportunity to learn about different health issues that affect mobile populations. International experts will present on the relationship between migration and global health from public health, public policy, and social science perspectives. Research Methodologies for Migrant Populations, Best Practices to Address Migration and Health Issues, Health Promotion, Forced Migration, and Mental Health, are some of the topics that will be covered this year. The five-day course includes a combination of lectures, workshops, and field trips, to offer an exceptional opportunity not only to learn, but to create professional networks.Participants will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the event.

The organization of the 8th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health is a joint effort of the Health Initiative of the Americas –a program of UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health-, the UC Global Health Institute through its Center of Expertise on Migration and Health, and the Migration and Health Research Center. 

Watch the video about the 2012 Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health
Report Summer Institute 2012

Target audience
Researchers, faculty, graduate students and professionals working with migrant populations around the world. 
 
Daily format
Mornings will include plenary presentations followed by open discussions. In the afternoons (Tue - Thur) three simultaneous workshops will be held. At the time of registration, participants need to select one workshop per day. Monday's sessions will be held at UC Berkeley. Friday will be dedicated to a field trip and presentations will be given on site.
 

Locations
Please note that The Summer Institute will be held in different locations throughout the week:    

  • Monday 24: University of California Berkeley, Alumni House (see map and directions
  • Tuesday 25 - Thursday 27:   The California Endowment Oakland Conference Center (see directions)
  • Friday 28: Field trip (TBD) 
Poster Session
Participants interested in submitting an abstract for the poster session, please find details on the "Call for Proposals" tab on this website. Deadline May 6, 2013

UC Graduate Students and PIMSA grantee Presentations 
As a special track of the Summer Institute, the UC Center of Expertise on Migration and Health (COEMH) will offer a Research Training Workshop for University of California graduate students, recent postdoctoral scholars, and junior faculty as well as PIMSA grantees attending the Institute. Please see more details on the "Call for Proposals" tab on this website. Deadline  April 22, 2013.

Social events
Participants will have the opportunity to attend a couple of social events during the week, that will foster networking.
  • On Monday the organizers will provide a welcoming reception at 5:00 pm at the Alumni House, UC Berkeley.
  • On Thursday participants can join an optional evening trip to San Francisco. Details will be posted soon. The cost of this trip is not included in the registration fee.
Travel and Lodging
Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging arrangements. For information on travel and directions as well as hotel suggestions, please see the "Travel and Lodging" section of this website. Please make your travel reservations early.

Language
English
 

Contact Information

  • Liliana Osorio
    Health Initiative of the Americas
    Phone: 619-692-5504
    Liliana.Osorio@sdcounty.ca.gov

Payment Instructions

  • Registration Fee:
    - Professionals: $590 
    - Students: $350

    Payment type
    - Credit Card
    - By check in the U.S. (Instructions)

    Space is limited!

    Registration fee includes: access to five-days presentations, workshops, field trip, materials, lunch, coffee breaks, and welcoming reception.
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