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  1. Dan Brigden
  2. Global initiatives
  3. Friday, 13 October 2017

Dear TechNet community,

The 15th TechNet Conference will take place next week in Cascais, Portugal. All plenary sessions will be streamed on the TechNet-21 channel on YouTube, so if you are not attending in person you can still participate remotely.

https://www.youtube.com/user/TechNet21

Please use this link if you want to watch the plenary sessions live. We encourage you to submit questions to presenters by using the "Comments" box displayed underneath the video. You can also watch recordings of plenary sessions as soon as the session ends.

A summary of the agenda is provided below, but for full details please refer to the TechNet Conference Guide. 

https://www.technet-21.org/en/library/explore/global-initiatives/4170-technet-conference-2017-conference-guide

Don't forget to follow TechNet-21 on Twitter for the latest conference updates - use the hashtag #technetconference to join the discussion.

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Until next week!

 

Dan Brigden

TechNet Conference Secretariat

 

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All times in UTC.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16 CONFERENCE OPENING
16:00-18:30

Welcome remarks
Patrick Lydon (WHO), Oleg Benes (WHO EURO)

Next-generation of immunization supply chains are needed to achieve immunization and health systems goals
Moderator: Ousmane Dia (UNICEF). Chris Wright (JSI), Alan Brooks (Gavi)

Building a movement for advancing towards the next generation of immunization supply chains
Moderator: Kaleb Brownlow (Gates Foundation). Emma Stewart (PATH), Melissa West (VillageReach), Laura Herman (FSG)

Making the most out of the conference - the agenda for dummies
Patrick Lydon (WHO)

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 CHALLENGES, SUCCESSES AND LESSONS LEARNT

08:30 - 08:35
Opening remarks

08:35 - 09:00
India’s experience in putting the building blocks together to attain high vaccine availability
Pradeep Haldar (Ministry of Health, India)

09:05 - 09:30
New technologies and management interventions that are enabling potent vaccine availability in Nigeria
Palman Usman Mduruwa (Ministry of Health, Nigeria)

09:35 - 10:00
Directing expertise toward redesigning Pakistan’s immunization supply chain
Arshad Chandio (Ministry of Health, Pakistan)

10:05 - 10:30
Creating an enabling environment: from local to global
Alan Brooks (Gavi)

16:00 - 17:00
Exploring the opportunity for collaboration in a country context
Laura Herman, Flynn Lebus (FSG)

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS AND APPROACHES

08:30 - 08:35
Opening remarks

08:35 - 09:00
CTC myth-busters
Moderator: Anna-Lea Kahn (WHO). Sople Ruth Coulibaly (Ministry of Health, Côte d’Ivoire), Joe Woodring (WHO WPRO)

09:05 - 09:30
Introducing new technology standards to solve immunization potency challenges
Isaac Gobina (WHO)

09:35 - 10:00
Interested in Drones? Consider this

10:05 - 10:30
The journey of continuous immunization supply chain improvement
Patrick Lydon (WHO)

16:00 - 17:00
Pitch Fest on innovations in data use and visibility
Moderator: Maeve Magner (SCM Advisory Services)

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19 LET’S GET PRACTICAL

08:30 - 08:35
Opening remarks

08:35 - 09:00
Technical solutions alone will not solve vaccine availability: the need to create a datadriven culture
Arshad Chandio (Ministry of Health, Pakistan)

09:05 - 09:30
Uganda’s successes in improving cold chain maintenance and management
Opar Bernard Toliva (Ministry of Health, Uganda)

09:35 - 10:00
Convincing my boss to say “Yes”: How to advocate, engage, and get stakeholder buyin
Eomba Motomoke (VillageReach, Democratic Republic of the Congo), Guylain Kaya (Ministry of Health, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

10:05 - 10:30
Reframing the narrative: sustainable energy for immunization supply chain and health
Kyaw Kan Kaung (Ministry of Health, Myanmar)

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20 COLLABORATIVE ACTION FOR IMPACT

08:30 - 09:30
From ideas to action: the way forward, together
Dmitri Davydov (UNICEF)

11:00 - 12:30
Connecting the dots – what do individuals and communities need to achieve impact?
Gobee Group

14:00 - 15:15
A Call to Action for the next generation of immunization supply chains
Moderator: Emma Stewart (PATH)

15:15 - 15:30 Closing remarks
Ousmane Dia (UNICEF), Patrick Lydon (WHO)



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