When you submit a session proposal, you will provide:
Please utilize the resources below on how to create S.M.A.R.T. learning objectives for your session, and strive to make your session proposal as interactive and engaging as possible.
Your session should be innovative, informative, and inclusive. The Global Health Science and Practice Technical Exchange aims for participants to learn something new in the field of global health, contribute their expertise to a topic, and engage with others on a particular global health area. Your session should highlight evidence-based best practices and cutting-edge information.
Using the link provided below, please submit your session proposal no later than January 29, 2021.
After each proposal has been scored by a team of technical experts, the session selection committee will meet to discuss all proposals. You will receive a decision on your session by late February, 2021. If your session is accepted, you will have the opportunity to finalize and present your session at the virtual GHTechX April 21-24, 2021.
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Anyone! Whether you are a student, entry-level professional, experienced professional, or professor, you can submit your Global Health Science and Practice Technical Exchange session concept. You can design a session as one person, or a team of up to six. You are able to submit multiple session proposals.
Attendees of past years have included public health experts, medical professionals, students, NGOs, USG staff, researchers, non-profits, and others interested in global health. Audience size will vary. If you would like to limit the size of your session’s audience, please indicate so in the session’s proposal. If your session proposal is accepted, you will be asked to indicate the desired experience level of your session’s audience. This information will be given to participants so they can select sessions best suited to their level of experience.
Session proposals will be scored by technical reviewers for the appropriate track. Reviewers will base their score on the below criteria:
Session proposals should address a topic in one of 12 global health tracks:
Still have questions? Contact the planning team at email@example.com.
Creating S.M.A.R.T. Learning Objectives
The establishment of all objectives should be created using the S.M.A.R.T. philosophy. S.M.A.R.T. is an acronym that is used to guide the development of measurable goals. Each objective should be:
Example of a S.M.A.R.T. objective: By the end of the presentation, the participant will be able to identify the five key aspects of cold chain vaccine delivery.
Example of non-S.M.A.R.T. objective: The learner will understand vaccine logistics.
Tips for an Engaging Mini-U Session
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