Upcoming and Past Meetings

  • Cutting-Edge Health Technologies: Opportunities and Challenges, a joint technical symposium by WHO, WIPO and WTO, October 31, 2019
    This Symposium will discuss innovation in, and access to, cutting-edge health technologies. The Directors General of the three collaborating organizations will open the Symposium. A first panel will discuss perspectives for future health outcomes through biotechnology, information technology and big data as applied in the medical and medical devices sectors. A second panel will discuss the opportunities and challenges of optimizing the bene­fits of these new technologies. To mark 10 years of more closely coordinated trilateral cooperation between the WHO, WIPO and the WTO, each organization will give an update of recent work with bearing on the themes of the Symposium.
    The eighth joint technical symposium will take place at WTO Headquarters, is open to the interested public and requires registration by October 24, 2019. Further information and online registration.