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Conference Committee

The Houston Global Health Collaborative conference committee is seeking student applicants for the 2020 conference!

The Houston Global Health Collaborative (HGHC) is a multidisciplinary organization that aims to further the mission of global health in Houston. Every year, HGHC organizes a conference for interdisciplinary professionals with a passion for global health innovation and advancement. HGHC is currently looking for students interested in the healthcare field who would like to serve on the 2019-2020 leadership panel for next year’s conference.

The HGHC is seeking students who have a passion for global health and its related fields to form a committee of enthusiastic students who aim to reflect in their work and cooperation the uniqueness of their host institutions. If interested in applying, download the application here. Please submit your application to hghcconference@gmail.com by 11:59 p.m. CDT on Sunday, July 28th, 2019.

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.