Catharina Boehme

Chief Executive Officer of FIND

Peter Bogner

President of GISAID

Susan Brown

Director of Public Policy Engagement at Gavi

Beth Cameron

Vice President for Global Biological Policy and Programs Nuclear Threat Initiative

Lucica Ditiu

Executive Director of the Stop TB Partnership

Scott Dowell

Deputy Director for Surveillance and Epidemiology at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

George Gao

Director General China CDC

Richard Hatchett


Josephine Herman

Secretary for the Cook Islands Ministry of Health

Takeshi Kasai

WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific

Vernon Lee

Director of the Communicable Diseases Division at the Ministry of Health, Singapore

Amanda McClelland

Senior Vice President of the Prevent Epidemics team at Resolve to Save Lives

Ryan Morhard

Lead for GHS at the World Economic Forum

Brendan Murphy

Chief Medical Officer for the Australian Government

John Nkengasong

Director of Africa CDC

Olubunmi Ojo

Director, Disease Surveillance & Epidemiology Department Nigeria CDC

Heather Pagano

Conflict and humanitarianism advisor for Médecins Sans Frontières

Stephen Redd

Deputy Director for Public Health Service and Implementation Science

Michelle Rourke

Scientific Research Officer in the Royal Australian Army Medical Corps

Peter Sands

Executive Director of The Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Poonam Singh

WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia

Adrian Thomas

Vice President, Global Programs Strategy & Evaluation Johnson & Johnson

Zabulon Yoti

Acting Director Health Emergencies for WHO Emergencies Programme

Further Invited Speakers will be announced shortly, please stay tuned for further updates. Accompanying the Invited Speakers there will be 300+ Oral and Poster abstracts presented.