The 2020 Global Health Conference of the Americas featured 73 global experts, including a keynote by the president of Colombia, Iván Duque Márquez. More than 2,500 attendees—representing over 60 different countries from India and Indonesia to Finland, France, Colombia and Cambodia—registered for the event. Online viewership smashed expectations: There were more than 17,000 views of the conference content, either from live streaming or accessing recorded sessions.
Various FIU experts—representing colleges and units, including the Stempel School of Social Work & Public Health; The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine; the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts and the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs—were also featured during the conference.