MIGRANT LABOR & GLOBAL HEALTH CONFERENCE
THURSDAY, March 2 to FRIDAY, March 3, 2017
Conference Center at UC Davis
The University of California, Davis international conference on Migrant Labor and Global Health brings together a multidisciplinary group of scholars and scientists for two exciting days of exploration and debate on immigrant labor and health and socioeconomic issues. The conference line-up of renowned immigration and labor experts includes:
Tom Gjelten – NPR Correspondent and Author
Mr. Gjelten is a correspondent for National Public Radio. His book, A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story, was published in 2015. The book recounts the impact on America of the 1965 Immigration Act, which officially opened the country’s doors to immigrants of color.
Dilip Ratha – Migration Economist at World Bank
Credited to be the first to analyze and formalize the global significance of remittances, Dilip Ratha set up the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD), a multidisciplinary, global hub of knowledge on migration.
Kathryn Derose Pitkin – Senior Policy Researcher at RAND Corporation
Kathryn Derose Pitkin is Senior Policy Researcher at the RAND Corporation and Professor of Health Policy at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Her research focuses on understanding and addressing health disparities, both for underserved populations in the U.S. and in Latin America.
Go to www.mlghconference.com to see the full conference agenda.
The call for poster submissions closes November 15th! Submit a poster at the MLGH website.