Women Deliver 2013 Conference updates

Early bird registration extended to Feb 15

1 FEBRUARY 2013 | Due to a high level of interest, the Early Bird registration deadline for the Women Deliver conference will be extended to 15 February, at which point the registration fee will be raised from 500 USD to 650 USD. Don’t miss this opportunity to join 5,000 participants from Ministries of Health, Finance and Development Cooperation, Parliaments, leading civil society organizations, global companies, media and more. The conference will feature 120 concurrent sessions, high-level plenaries, skills-building workshops, and ministerial and parliamentarian forums to inspire and inform your work to build a better world for girls and women.

New sessions and speakers announced

Women Deliver is honoured to announce several speakers and sessions for the 2013 conference. Speakers will include Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women; Helen Clark, Administrator of UNDP; Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA; Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS; HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norwary; Hans Rosling, Professor of International Health at Karolinska Institute, and Director of the Gapminder Foundation; and Barbara Bush, CEO and Co-founder of the Global Health Corps. We have also announced a few highlighted sessions from several of the concurrent session themes.

Apply to participate in Speaker’s Corner

The Speaker’s Corner at Women Deliver 2013 will be an opportunity for delegates, agencies and organizations to launch special events, projects, campaigns and reports. Running concurrent to all sessions other than the main plenaries, the Speaker’s Corner will be located within the Exhibit Hall. Each session will be no more than 10 minutes long, with 5 minutes for Q&A. Please apply by the February 11 deadline.

Tech & Tech sessions showcase new tools and products

PATH and Women Deliver will co-host the Techniques and Technology (Tech & Tech) feature of the upcoming Women Deliver conference. This is an exciting opportunity for sponsors and exhibitors to demonstrate how to implement proven, effective, innovative, and useful tools or products to the conference public. Women Deliver 2013 attendees will learn best practices to take back with them in their work to improve the lives of girls and women. Stay tuned for more information.

Learn more about our 100 Young Leaders

As a part of the global Women Deliver 2013 conference, Women Deliver selected a group of 100 Young Leaders representing 68 different countries to engage as key advocates and influencers for the conference.

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