Get Involved

Interested in getting involved with the Houston Global Health Collaborative? We are currently accepting applications for committee chairs and members for our 2014 Global Health Conference.

A brief overview of the conference planning committees :

  • Executive: Consists of Conference Chair, Vice-Chair, and the Committee Chairs.
  • Abstracts: Prepare research aspects of the conference, including call for abstracts, selection of posters and oral presenters, and award determination.
  • Fundraising and Grants: Locate monetary funding and in-kind donations to fund events and are responsible for obtaining and awarding grant money.
  • Logistics: Coordinate budget, venue, food, set-up, and miscellaneous conference needs.
  • Program: Plan events and speakers of the HGHC annual conference. Coordinated by the Conference Vice Chair.
  • Public Relations: Responsible for advertising and media coverage.
  • Technology: Focus on web design, social media presence, and electronic idea generation.

The available leadership positions include:

  • Abstracts Chair
  • Fundraising and Grants Chair
  • Logistics Chair
  • Public Relations Chair
  • Technology Chair

If you are interested in participating, download the application below and return it to The deadline for chair applications is August 24 and for committee members is September 28.