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2023 Scowcroft Summit on Border Health

The Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs and the USA Center for Rural Public Health Preparedness at Texas A&M University invite you to attend the 2023 Scowcroft Summit on Border Health. Come learn about cross border health opportunities and challenges from government officials, researchers, and public health leaders. Listen to panels of subject matter experts, explore case studies from the field, and participate in networking opportunities.

Check back here for the 2023 Summit Report 

Summit Date:
HELD - November 5 - 7, 2023

2024 Summit Date will be announced in January 2024

Summit Location:
Annenberg Presidential Conference Center
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

Summit Aims: 
The 2023 Scowcroft Summit on Border Health strives to bring together scholars, policy makers, emergency managers, and public health practitioners to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities associated with health resilience near the trans-border regions of southern United States and Central America.

  • Define and triage practical challenges to health resilience in the trans-border regions of the United States and Central America
  • Identify the role(s) and opportunities for land grant universities to address the greatest threats to health resilience
  • Identify paths forward for strengthening the resilience of public health and healthcare systems in the United States and Central America that embrace collaboration and coordination among the stakeholders
  • Identify a model that is applicable and effective in driving collaboration and coordination to improve health resilience and other challenges that arise
  • Provide a forum to expand relationships with TAMUS and other university researchers, faculty, and staff, practitioners, state and federal agencies, and representatives from Mexico and Central America to establish a foundation for future collaboration and engagement

Summit Agenda:
Summit Agenda - October 31, 2023

Summit Registration:
Registration is CLOSED

Notice of photography, audio, and video recording
Photography, audio, and video recording may be in progress during this event. By entering this event, you consent to such recording of your likeness by Texas A&M University and its affiliates, including photographers, videographers, and/or approved media outlets, as well as publication, reproduction, and promotional use by the university and its affiliates in perpetuity. If you do not agree with the above statement, please do not enter this location.

Additional Information:

  • Advanced registration is required.
  • There is no cost for registration.
  • Lunches will be provided.
  • Participants are responsible for their own lodging.

Summit Sponsors