Webinar: From Abstract to Conference – Tips and Advice from Emerging Voices for Presenters and Attendees

The objective of this webinar will be to provide young researchers – EVs and HSG members with an overview on developing a good presentation for the oral sessions and to prepare and make the most of a symposium such as the Health Systems Global Symposium, virtually or in-person.


Topic/Session Detail


5-7 min

Introduction (EV4GH + HSG)

a. Introduction to the Workshopb. Brief introduction to EV4GH & HSG Asia-Pacificc. Housekeeping

Siddharth SrivastavaEV2022, Research Officer, The George Institute for Global Health, India

Deepika Saluja EV2016, Programme Manager, The George

40 minsDeveloping your presentation
5-7 minsa. Preparing for an oral presentation at HSR- What makes a good presentation – with examples – How do you engage with the audience – in person/virtual presentations

Blessmore Vimbai Chaibva

EV2020, Rational Medicines Use Focal Person – Ministry of Health and

8-10 minsb. Preparing your poster presentation – Designing a good poster: for virtual or physical printed version- Presenting the poster

Adithya Pradyumna

EV2014, Faculty member, Azim Premji University, Bengaluru, India

8-10 minsc. Making visuals work for you!

Alexander Baldock

Head of Design, The George Institute for Global Health, Australia

Jason Dass Designer, The George Institute for Global Health, India

10 minsd. Q & A

Devaki Nambiar

Program Director, Healthier Societies, The George Institute for Global Health, India

Deepika Saluja

40 minsNavigating the conference – tips and tricks from seasoned conference goers
5-7 minsa. Overview of the program and what it offers – HSG perspectives

Devaki Nambiar

Sara Ardila-Gómez (pre-recorded) Current EV Chair, Associate Researcher, National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), Argentina

5-7 minsb. Navigating the schedule and identifying sessions of interest
10-12 minsc. Leveraging opportunities to network without being a pest

Shakira Choonara

EV4GH 2014, Women, World Health Organization

d. Conference etiquette: asking questions, post -session hobnobbing
10 minse. Q&A

Devaki Nambiar

Deepika Saluja

5 minsSummary and Wrap-up (EV4GH + HSG)

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It was a pleasure to take part in the recent Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Vancouver. It was heartening to see how researchers and policymakers in global health are becoming more and more interconnected — which is vital to its continued success and growth. These connections between research and policy are essential to strengthen health systems in an evidence-based fashion.

~ HSR2016 delegate