[Ip-health] Global Congress A2M Track
Matthew.Kavanagh at georgetown.edu
Mon May 21 08:19:58 PDT 2018
Hoping that many of you are planning to join the Global Congress Access
to Medicines track, please apply ASAP--even if they are ideas that are
still nascent and in formation (feel free to say that you're still working
on it), please go ahead and apply so the ideas are there for
Do you want to:
- Put together a panel or workshop during the public congress (27-29)?
- Host a side-meeting, training, advocacy opportunity for your network
during the open days (9/24-26) and then your participants can join the main
- Come share your work with others through a talk or paper?
- Present new research/data for discussion with a panel of policy
Also note that major meetings on TB and NCDs are happening that week in New
York earlier in the week so there is a great opportunity for those
attending to come down to DC before and afterward to participate in the
Global Congress and connect the two.
*REMINDER: ACCESS TO MEDICINES TRACK, **Global Congress on
Intellectual Property and the Public Interest*
*Applications due May 25th*
The Congress is now accepting applications to present or host sessions, to
sponsor, or to request an early invitation for the purposes of securing a
travel visa. Applications are due May 25, 2018.
*Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest*
*Washington, DC September 2018*
APPLICATION-ONLY TRAINING AND STRATEGY SESSIONS: SEPTEMBER 24-26 ; PUBLIC
CONFERENCE: SEPTEMBER 27-29
We are pleased to announce the fifth convening of the Global Congress on
Intellectual Property and the Public Interest. The Congress will take place
the week of September 24, 2018. The Global Congress is the main convening
of a global network of over 800 researchers, activists, and practitioners
who work on the intersection of intellectual property and promotion of the
public interest. The Congress is co-hosted by The American University
Washington College of Law (AUWCL) Program on Information Justice and
Intellectual Property (PIJIP) with the core goal to promote evidence-based
policy-making by fostering partnerships between academics and policy
advocates from around the world.
*Access to Medicines Track*
*The O'Neill Institute for National & Global health Law at Georgetown
University *is co-chairing the Access to Medicines Track which will focus
- Drug pricing mechanisms.
- Innovation and pooling the costs of R&D.
- Foster the use and implementation of legal flexibilities to ensure
access to affordable medicines.
- Trade agreements and barriers to access.
- Big picture thinking about alternatives to the current intellectual
property-based regime for driving drug discovery and access.
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