GBD 20th Anniversary Event

Seattle, Washington
Monday, September 25, 2017

GBD 20th Anniversary Symposium

September 25 – 27

Seattle, Washington USA


Monday, September 25

8:30AM-6PM     TRAINING

A series of interactive training sessions on a variety of GBD related topics to provide in-depth exploration and hands-on opportunities to learn about key aspects of the GBD Study including: methods, data, visualization tools, and policy implications. Those interested should register; details will be announced in the near future.

Tuesday, September 26

All activities take place in the Susan Brotman Auditorium, unless otherwise noted

7:45-9AM           REGISTRATION

                             Lobby

9 - 10AM            History and Evolution: Main Themes of the GBD

Historical perspective on where the GBD has progressed since its inception

                             Presenter: Alan Lopez, University of Melbourne

Moderator: Jeremy Smith, Author

Discussants:

·       Trevor Mundel, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

·       Emmanuela Gakidou, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

·       Richard Horton, The Lancet 

10-11:15AM       Epidemiological Transition and Progress Towards Improving Health

Examining trends in the epidemiological transition and what they mean for accelerating progress toward better health

Presenter: Theo Vos, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

Moderator: Rafael Lozano, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

Discussants:

·       Thomas Bollyky, Council on Foreign Relations

·       Isabella Maina, Kenya Ministry of Health

·       Yohannes Kinfu, University of Canberra 

11:15-11:45AM BREAK

                             Lobbies

11:45AM-1PM   Emerging Challenges as Seen through the GBD

                             Key drivers and indicators on risks and challenges for the future

Presenter: Stephen Lim, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

Moderator: George Mensah, US National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

                             Discussants:

·       Ritu Sadana, World Health Organization

·       Louisa Degenhardt, University of New South Wales

·       Stein Emil Vollset, Norwegian Institute of Public Health 

·       Mohsen Naghavi, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington       

1-2:30PM         LUNCH

On your own, please refer to map in program regarding directions to the Seattle Center Armory where several restaurants are located

2:30-3:45PM      Comparative Risk Assessment


                             Highlighting findings of risk factors

Presenter: Ashkan Afshin, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

Moderator: David Blazes, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Discussants:

·       Salim Yusuf, McMaster University

·       Michael Brauer, University of British Columbia

·       Marissa Reitsma, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

·       Claudia Stein, World Health Organization                      

3:45-4:15PM      Expanding the GBD to include Planetary Health

Presenter: Richard Horton, The Lancet

4:15-6PM           Poster Session and Reception

Grand Lobby

Theme: What is the next great breakthrough paper on the GBD?  Posters pre-selected from attendees and must represent either a policy, research, or practitioner application of the GBD.     

 

Wednesday, September 27

Morning theme: Value and Power of the GBD

9-10AM              Introduction: Ana Mari Cauce, President, University of Washington

Keynote: Bill Gates, Co-chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Moderator: Julio Frenk, President, University of Miami

10-10:15AM       TRANSITION

10:15-11:15AM Introduction & Moderator, Christopher Murray, Director, Institute for Health Metrics

and Evaluation, University of Washington

Keynote: Jim Kim, President, World Bank

11:15-11:30AM TRANSITION

11:30AM-12:30PM Panel Discussion

Moderator: Jane Halton, Adjunct Professor, University of Sydney and Canberra, Non Executive Director ANZ Bank

Discussants:
    ·    Julio Frenk, President, University of Miami

·       Paul Romer, Chief Economist, World Bank

·       Peter Piot, Director of the School and Professor of Global Health, London School of    Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

·       Kim Longfield, Consultant, formerly of Population Services International

12:30-2PM         LUNCH

On your own, please refer to map in program regarding directions to the Seattle Center Armory where several restaurants are located

2-3:30PM           The Impact and Relevance of Localizing Disease Burden

Key collaborators in countries with subnational estimates share insights

Presenter: Duncan Selbie, Public Health England

Moderator: J.V.R. Prasada Rao, Special Advisor to UNAIDS

Respondents:

·       Xiaofeng Liang, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

·       Maria de Fatima Marinho de Souza, Ministry of Health, Brazil

·       Jeffrey Duchin Seattle & King County

·       Laura Dwyer-Lindgren, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

3:30-4PM           BREAK

Lobbies

4-5:15PM           The Next 20 Years of the GBD

                            Analysis of relevance both in scientific and policy impact

Assessing the “big picture” of health in both pessimistic and optimistic scenarios

Presenter: Christopher Murray, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington

Moderator: Trevor Sutton, Independent Advisory Committee, Python Hill Advisers

                             Discussants:

·       Natasha Azzopardi-Muscat, European Public Health Association, Islands & Small States Institute at the University of Malta

·       Joshua Salomon, Stanford University

·       Ed Whiting, Wellcome Trust

5:15-5:45PM      Closing Remarks

Christopher Murray, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington



 

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