The EUGLOH 2022 Annual Summit took place at Université Paris-Saclay on 15-17 June and gathered students and academics from EUGLOH's nine universities, as well as members of civil society, association stakeholders and industrial partners of the Alliance. The summit began on 15 June at 9.00 with opening speeches by Sylvie Retailleau, Rector of Université Paris-Saclay, and Vanessa Debiais-Sainton, Head of the Higher Education Unit at the European Commission. EUGLOH has come a long way since its inception in 2019. The Alliance has enjoyed a number of significant achievements over the past two and a half years that have given it a strong foundation to achieve its long term aims. In order to transform the achievements, it’s had so far into building blocks for its future development, the Université Paris-Saclay hosted the second EUGLOH 2022 Annual Summit at June 15-17: Time to gather, Time to grow!
The main goals of this EUGLOH Annual Summit were to increase understanding about how has EUGLOH played a role in responding to global health challenges? What has the creation of EUGLOH meant to its students, staff and partners? What is EUGLOH’s vision for the future of the Alliance? How will EUGLOH re-shape higher education in Europe? How can the EUGLOH Alliance ecosystem contribute to furthering EUGLOH’s educational, scientific, and innovation goals? The EUGLOH 2022 Annual Summit was an interactive interdisciplinary platform for exploration of and exchanges around EUGLOH’s core domains such as: The future of medicine; Digital health/technologies for health and well-being; Climate change, environmental hazards, biodiversity; Social and human sciences for Global Health and Healthy life and well-being.
Summary written by Fariba Vaziri-Sani