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Welcome to the Official Schedule for RightsCon Toronto 2018. This year’s program, built by our global community, is our most ambitious one yet. Within the program, you will find 18 thematic tracks to help you navigate our 450+ sessions

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Aria Ilyad Ahmad

York University
Global Health Research Fellow
Toronto, Canada
Aria Ilyad Ahmad is the Global Health Foresighting Fellow and a former Policy Advisor at the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research at York University. Since 2014, he has also served as a consultant to the WHO's Department of Essential Medicines and Health Products. Aria is a past Duke University Global Health Fellow and faculty member of the Global Health Education Initiative at the University of Toronto. He has testified before the Canadian Senate on Canada’s Access to Medicines Regime, served on the board of directors of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines, and was the inaugural Médecins Sans Frontières Access to Medicines Fellow in India. Aria received his MSc in international pharmaceutical policy from the University of Toronto and is completing his PhD in Global Health Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Canada.
Wednesday, May 16
 

10:30 EDT

Opportunities and Challenges of Blockchain Technologies for Sustainable Development Goals 200C

14:30 EDT

17:15 EDT

 
Thursday, May 17
 

10:30 EDT

11:00 EDT

11:30 EDT

12:00 EDT

14:30 EDT

16:00 EDT

17:15 EDT

 
Friday, May 18
 

09:00 EDT

10:30 EDT

12:00 EDT

14:30 EDT

16:00 EDT

17:15 EDT