Upcoming ColaLife presentations and dissemination activities

ColaLife’s strategy for global impact is that others will pick up the robust evidence that we are generating and use it to inform their own public health strategies and actions. To achieve this people need to know what ColaLife is and what we’ve achieved. One way we raise awareness of our work and share our findings is by presenting at high-profile conferences. This is a list of our current commitments.

If you’d like one of the ColaLife Team to present at an event you are running please contact us.


Oxford University, UK | 19-20 Jul 14

Format: Presentation at the Humanitarian Innovation Conference. “KYTS & COTZ: Creating Sustainable Value Chains in the Last Mile”
Organiser: Humanitarian Innovation Project (HIP)

Humanitarian Innovation Conference 2014

Ann Arbor, USA | May/Jun 14

Format: Presentation to William Davidson Institute, University of Michigan
Organiser: Professor Prashant Yadav (a member of ColaLife’s Virtual Advisory Board)

William Davidson Institute, University of Michigan

Montreal, Canada | 27-29 May 14

Event: C2MTL (Commerce and Creativity – Montreal)
Organisers: Sid Lee, Cirque du Soleil, Fast Company and Intel
Format: Mega business conference!
Contribution: Final keynote presentation

Conference website

Paris, France | 9-11 Apr 14

Event: International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare
Organisers: Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and the British Medical Journal (BMJ)
Format: Conference
Contribution: Final keynote presentation

Conference website

Accra, Ghana | 3-4 Mar 14

Event: Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) Evidence Review meeting
Partners: UNICEF, WHO, Government of Canada, JSI, Journal of Global Health, Malaria Consortium, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP), MDG Health Alliance, Population Services International (PSI), A Promise Renewed, Save the Children, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Format: Symposium
Contribution: Rohit will be a speaker during the supply chain innovations sessions and contribute to the tools sharing session.

Conference website

Ottawa, Canada | 16 Jan 14

Event: University of Waterloo Alumni Event at the Canadian Museum of Civilization
Partners: Canadian Museum of Civilization, University of Waterloo
Format: Keynote Speaker & Film Screening
Contribution: Rohit will be giving the keynote address

Event page

Providence, Rhode Island, United States | 4 Dec 13

Event: Design in Health Course
Partners: Brown University (Alpert) Medical School & Rhode Island School of Design
Format: Lecture & Workshop
Contribution: Rohit was the guest lecturer and workshop facilitator for session which focused on ColaLife

Event page

Kochi, India | 3-5 Dec 13

Event: Global Health Conference on Social Marketing & Franchising
Organisers: Indian Government and Hindustan Latex Family Planning Promotion Trust
Format: Global Health Conference
Contribution: Keynote presentation and poster presentation

Conference website

Kampala, Uganda | 25-29 Nov 13

Format: Field trip and knowledge exchange
Organisations to be visited: CHAI (Uganda), Makerere University School of Public Health, Living Goods and others.

Clinton Health Access Initiative
Makerere University School of Public Health
Living Goods

Ottawa, Canada | 14 Nov 13

Event: Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) Seminar Series on Nurturing Maternal and Child Health – Shifting Behaviours: Tools for Better Health Practices
Host: Aga Khan Foundation
Format: Talk & Panel Discussion
Contribution: Rohit was an invited presenter & panelist

New York, United States | 25 Sep 13

Event: United Nations General Assembly
Host: United Nations, PATH, MDG Health Alliance
Format: Private high level presentation to Princess Sarah Zeid, Prime Minister Stoltenberg and PATH’s CEO Steve Davis

Princess Sarah Zeid chooses to single-out Kit Yamoyo in her-speech at the United Nations


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