Speakers

The 10GA Scientific Programme is studded with some of the brightest luminaries in eye care and public health. The Scientific Programme committee headed by Dr Serge Resnikoff and the Organising Committee, headed by Prof Kovin Naidoo, includes many other opinion leaders from around the world.

Keynote Speaker
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
President of Liberia
President Sirleaf
President of Liberia, 2011 Nobel Peace laureate, Goodwill Ambassador for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Africa
Keynote Speaker
David Donoghue
Permanent Representative of Ireland to the UN
David Donoghue
Permanent Representative of Ireland to the United Nations, Co-Facilitator of the negotiations on the post 2015 development agenda.
 
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Matshidiso Moeti
WHO Regional Director for Africa
Dr Matshidiso Moeti
First woman WHO Regional Director for Africa. Physician, Public Health Specialist & Medical Administrator
Chair
Dr. Serge Resnikoff
10GA Programme Committee
Dr Serge Resnikoff
Leading international expert in global public health, ophthalmology and eye health. Former head of Blindness Prevention Unit and later the head of NCD of WHO in Geneva
Chair
Prof Kovin Naidoo
10GA Organising Committee
Kovin Naidoo
An academic, former anti-apartheid activist, Optometrist and an internationally celebrated public health leader.
Welcome address
Mr. Bob McMullan
IAPB President
Mr Bob McMullan
Mr McMullan is a former Minister of the Australian Government, holding several portfolios over a twenty year career in the Australian Parliament.
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Astrid Stuckelberger
Scientist, Institute of Global Health
Dr Astrid Stuckelberger
Scientist, professor and writer. Advisor and expert in topics related to global health and ageing for governments, the EU and international agencies.
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Yoswa M Dambisya
Director General, ECSA- HC
Dr. Yoswa M Dambisya
Director General of the East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community (ECSA- HC)
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Rupert Bourne
Co-ordinator, Vision Loss Expert Group (VLEG)
Dr. Rupert Bourne
Professor of Ophthalmology, Anglia Ruskin University and Co-ordinator, Vision Loss Expert Group (VLEG)
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Ibrahim Matende
President of College of Ophthalmology of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (COECSA)
Dr. Ibrahim Matende
Ophthalmologist, President of COECSA, Vice President of Africa Ophthalmological Council (AOC) and board member of several councils and colleges
Keynote Speaker
Vasuki Shastry
Global Head of Public Affairs and Sustainability, Standard Chartered Bank
Vasuki Shastry
Global Head of Public Affairs and Sustainability at Standard Chartered Bank. Serves on the board of the UK-India Business Council (UKIBC).
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Francis Omaswa
Executive Director, African Center for Global Health and Social Transformation (ACHEST)
Francis Omaswa
Chancellor of Busitema University, Uganda. Chair of the African Platform for Human Resources for Health and Co-chair of the Global Policy Council on Health Workforce Migration. He chairs the Board of Mulago National Referral Hospital and The Aids Support Organization (TASO), Uganda

List of speakers

Rahul Ali • Andrew Bastawrous • Rupert Bourne • Clare Gilbert • Suzanne Gilbert • Ronnie Graham • Adrian Hopkins • Jill Keeffe • Rohit Khanna • Ivo Kocur • Fatima Kyari • Van Lansingh • Silvio Mariotti • Wanjiku Mathenge • Simona Minchiotti • Hasan Minto • Nkundwe Mwakyusa • Janos Nemeth • Mundi Qalo • Babar Qureshi • Valerie Scherrer • Victoria Sheffield • Sheila West • Tien Yin Wong • Jialing Zhao