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2022 Explore Grant Research Symposium

2022 Explore Grant Research Symposium

Thank you to everyone who attended!

The University of Dayton School of Law and the Lincoln Alexander School of Law at Toronto Metropolitan University invite you to attend the 2022 Explore Grant Research Symposium on Wednesday, September 28 from 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET in the Keller Hall Andes Room on the University of Dayton's campus.

The symposium will cover the topic, "Adequate Preparedness and Response to Future Pandemics through the Creation of a Regional Framework for Health Governance within the Inter-American Human Rights System."

The symposium is made possible by an Explore Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada.

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This event is free but you are required to register.

Welcome Reception | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks

Professor Carlos Bernal, University of Dayton School of Law; Commissioner at Inter-American Human Rights Commission

Session 1 – Agenda Setting | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Keynote Address: “The Case for Regional Cooperation and Solidarity in Health Governance in the Inter-American System”

Dr. Uchechukwu Ngwaba, Assistant Professor, Lincoln Alexander School of Law, Toronto Metropolitan University

Presentation of Concept Note: “Adequate Preparedness and Response to Future Pandemics through the Creation of a Regional Framework for Health Governance within the Inter-American Human Rights System”

Professor Carlos Bernal & Dr. Uche Ngwaba

“Reflections on IACHR & REDESCA Pandemic Response: Attainments, Challenges and Prospects”

Ms. Soledad García Muñoz, Special Rapporteur, Economic, Social, Cultural and Environmental Rights

Lunch Break | 1 - 2 p.m.

Lunch will be provided.

Session 2 – Discussion Segment | 2 - 5 p.m.
“Integrating the Health-Environment Nexus in an Inter-American Regional Health Governance Framework”

Dr. Christopher Campbell-Duruflé, Lincoln Alexander School of Law, Toronto Metropolitan University

“Intellectual Property and the Promotion of Health Rights through Regional Cooperation”

Dr. Olasupo Owoeye, Senior Lecturer, School of Business and Law, CQ University

“Centering Human Dignity and Rights in International Law’s Discourse on Public Health Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response”

Roojin Habibi, Research Fellow, Global Strategy Lab; PhD Candidate, Law, York University, Toronto, Canada

“The Pan-American Health Organization and the Role of Regional Health Expertise”

Dr. Pedro Villarreal, Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Germany

“Gender Equality, Health Governance and the Inter-American System”

Professor Shelley Inglis, Executive Director and Research Professor of Law School of Law; College of Arts and Sciences: Human Rights Center, University of Dayton School of Law

"Building Regional Vaccines Innovation and Distribution Systems in the IAS: What Enabling Regulatory and Human Rights Environment?”

Professor Dalindyebo Shabalala, Director, Program in Law and Technology University of Dayton School of Law

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