McBride Center for International Business


Location: All events will be held in the Blume Conference Room and Banquet Room on the fifth floor of the Cashion Academic Building of the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. The Cashion Building is located at the corner of 4th Street and Speight Avenue, or building 47 on this Campus Map.

Registration: Most of these events are free and open to the public. Events that require approved registration are indicated below.

Tuesday, March 23
3:00-4:20 p.m.

Health Emergencies in Developing Countries

First, we will view segments from the new film, "Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders," and then we will "virtually" join Lori Spies, who will be in Africa with a group from the Baylor School of Nursing, for a report on their work in Ethiopia and Sierra Leone.
Wednesday, March 24
3:00-4:20 p.m.

Film: "Sick Around the World"

An engaging comparison of health care systems in the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, and Switzerland.
Thursday, March 25
7:00-9:00 p.m.

Opening Dinner/Keynote - Location: Blume Banquet Room

Gerard Anderson (Johns Hopkins U.)

Registration for this event is closed.

Friday, March 26
9:00-9:55 a.m.

International Comparisons of Health Care Systems

Joe White (Case Western U.)
James Henderson (Baylor U.)
10:10-11:00 a.m.

Global Cooperation in Public Health

David C. Warner (LBJ School, UT Austin)
Nuria Homedes (UT Health Science Center)
11:15 a.m.-12:05 p.m.

International Health Crisis Response

Eric Timmens (Department of Defense)
Phillip Nieburg (Center for Strategic & International Studies)
12:15 a.m.-1:50 p.m.

Lunch/Keynote - Location: Blume Banquet Room

David J. Ballard, (Baylor Health Care System)

Registration for this event is closed.

2:00-2:50 p.m.

International Trade in Health Technologies

Rene Van de Zande (Emergo Group)
Clyde Baker (On-X Life Technologies, Inc.)
3:00-3:50 p.m.

International Trade inHealth-Related Products

Jillian Clare Kohler (U. Toronto)
Brent DeMoville (Allergan, Inc.)
4:00-4:50 p.m.

Health Care Information Technology

Elizabeth Johnson (Tenet Healthcare Corporation)
Ivo Nelson (Encore Health Resources)
Baylor University