Speakers

Welcome and opening session

Ghebreyesus

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland

Dora

Carlos Dora, Vice Chair 2020-2022, President-Elect 2021-2023, International Society for Urban Health
Geneva, Switzerland

bio-Etienne

Carissa F. Etienne, Director, Pan American Health Organization; Regional Director for the Americas, World Health Organization
Washington D.C., USA

Sharif

Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director, UN-Habitat
Nairobi, Kenya

Oni

Nathalie Roebbel, Unit Head, Urban Health, World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland

Sarmiento

Olga L. Sarmiento, Professor, Universidad de los Andes
Bogotá, Colombia


Plenary 1: Urban health inequities

Eijkemans

Gerry Eijkemans, Unit Chief for Health Promotion and Social Determinants of Health, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO)
Washington, D.C., USA

Roux

Ana V. Diez Roux, Dana and David Dornsife Dean and Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology, Drexel University
Philadelphia, USA

Valentine

Nicole Valentine, Health and Equity Technical Officer, World Health Organization (WHO)
Geneva, Switzerland

Oni

Tolullah Oni, Public Health Physician and Urban Epidemiologist, Principal of Oni et al., and Founder of UrbanBetter
Cambridge, UK

Revi

Aromar Revi, Director, Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS)
Bengaluru, India


Plenary 2: Transforming built environments

Giselle Sebag

Giselle Sebag, Executive Director, International Society for Urban Health
New York City, USA

Rodríguez

Daniel A. Rodríguez, Chancellor’s Professor of City and Regional Planning and Associate Director of the Institute for Transportation Studies, University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, USA

Cooper

Rachel Cooper, Distinguished Professor of Design Management and Policy, Lancaster University
Lancaster, UK

Vardoulakis

Sotiris Vardoulakis, Professor of Global Environmental Health, The Australian National University
Canberra, Australia

Thiago Hérick de Sá

Thiago Hérick de Sá, Healthy urban environment technical officer; Environment, Climate Change and Health, World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland


Plenary 3: Urban governance and public health systems

Boufford

Jo Ivey Boufford, Clinical Professor of Global Health at the New York University School of Global Public Health and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at New York University School of Medicine
New York City, USA

Marchandise

Charlotte Marchandise, Partnerships and Engagement Lead, World Health Organization (WHO) Academy and former deputy Mayor for Health and Environment of Rennes
Rennes, France

Sietchiping

Remy Sietchiping, Chief, Legislation and Governance Section, Global Solutions Division (GSD), UN-Habitat
Nairobi, Kenya

Reddy

K. Srinath Reddy, President, Public Health Foundation of India, Indian National Public Health Institute
New Delhi, India

Bassett

Mary T. Bassett, Director of the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and former New York City Commissioner of Health
Boston, USA


Plenary 4: Urban health over the life course

Dora

Carlos Dora, Vice Chair 2020-2022, President-Elect 2021-2023, International Society for Urban Health
Geneva, Switzerland

Jones

Cecilia Vaca Jones, Executive Director, Bernard van Leer Foundation
The Hague, Netherlands

finkle

Clea Finkle, Program Officer, Gates Foundation (former)
Seattle, Washington

Officer

Alana Officer, Unit Head, Demographic Change and Healthy Ageing, World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland

Burrow

Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation
Brussels, Belgium


Plenary 5: Climate change and urban health

Guinto

Renzo Guinto, Associate Professor of Global Public Health and Inaugural Director, Planetary and Global Health Program, St. Luke’s Medical Center College of Medicine
Quezon City, Philippines

Renzo Guinto

Juan Rivera, General Director, National Institute of Public Health
Mexico City, Mexico

Siri

José Siri, Senior Science Lead - Cities, Urbanisation and Health for Our Planet Our Health Programme, Wellcome Trust
London, United Kingdom

Seto

Karen C. Seto, Frederick C. Hixon Professor of Geography and Urbanization Science
New Haven, USA

Tuhkanen

Heidi Tuhkanen, Senior Expert, Stockholm Environment Institute
Tallin, Estonia


Plenary 6: Urban health in Latin America and the Caribbean

Gutierrez

Tonatiuh Barrientos Gutierrez, Director of the Center for Population Health at the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico

Bilal

Usama Bilal, Assistant Professor, Drexel University
Philadelphia, USA

John

Joy St. John, Executive Director, Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)
Barbados

Escorza

Mariana Alegre Escorza, Executive Director, Lima Como Vamos / Occupy your Street
Lima, Peru

Solar

Orielle Solar, Regional Advisor Social Determinants of Health, Pan American Health Organization
Santiago, Chile

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