2019 Model G20 Cambridge Summit

Shape the future of global health
August 12th – 20th, 2019
Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK

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Leadership for Global Health

This August, explore the complexities of global health at one of the world’s most renowned universities. Over 9 days in Cambridge, Summit participants will analyze every aspect of leadership in global health, from preventing public health crises to the potential of biotechnology to the role of a nation’s health in economic security and national defense. The Cambridge MG20 will uniquely examine the intersection of science, technology, and ethics as students work towards a healthier future.

*To register for the Model G20 Cambridge Summit, all applicants are required to create a login on Knovva’s Student Portal

Connect with a global community of passionate, top-level peers
Network with world-class experts and educators
Meet government officials, delegates, and luminaries
Solve real-world problems through negotiations and policy
Gain hands-on experience in leadership and diplomacy
Connect with a global community of peers
Network with world-class experts and educators
Meet government officials, delegates, and luminaries
Solve real-world problems through negotiations and policy
Gain hands-on experience in leadership and diplomacy
World-class Speakers
21st-century Skills
Students From 20+ Countries
Cross-Cultural Understanding
Youth Empowerment

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how the health of a nation impacts population, productivity, economics, security, defense and more
  • Discover how international systems of cooperation, from NGOs to private industry to government, work to prevent, detect, and respond to public health threats
  • Become an expert in biotechnology, exploring its potential against persistent and emerging challenges
  • Uncover opportunities for public and private sector collaboration and investment toward the future of global health
  • Explore complicated questions as the “leader” of a nation, such as:
    • What research directions will be useful and profitable for your country?
    • What ethical considerations will you use to guide the development of new research?
    • How will you prioritize among the different needs your country faces?
    • What role will you play in cultivating and protecting health around the world?

Program Schedule

Day 1
8/12

Arrival

Day 2
8/13

Tour Cambridge University and Colleges

  • Opening ceremony

Day 3
8/14

MG20 Training & Workshops

  • Keynote Lecture: Health Frontiers in the Developed and Developing World
  • Workshop: Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Workshop: Asking the Right Questions
  • Workshop:Research and Writing Procedure Training

Day 4
8/15

MG20 Training & Workshops

  • Keynote Lecture: International Cooperation to Fight Epidemics
  • Workshop: Public Speaking
  • Workshop: Strategic Thinking
  • Workshop: Negotiation
  • Policy Training

Day 5
8/16

London Tour

  • Palace of Westminster
  • The Tower of London
  • Big Ben
  • Buckingham Palace

Day 6
8/17

MG20 Summit

  • Keynote Lecture: State of the Art in Biomedical Research
  • Opening Conference
  • Country Strategy Session
  • Policy Working Group

Day 7
8/18

MG20 Summit

  • Panel Discussion: Global Health in Comparative Perspective
  • Country Strategy Session
  • Policy Working Group

Day 8
8/19

MG20 Summit

  • Keynote Lecture: Lifelong Health and Wellness: A 360-Degree Perspective
  • Press Conference
  • Debrief
  • Award Ceremony
  • Celebration Party

Day 9
8/20

Departure

Program Activities 8/12-8/20

  • Live on Cambridge University’s historical campus, founded in 1326
  • Learn from faculty and speakers from the prestigious Cambridge and Oxford Universities
  • Enjoy formal dinner in black-tie dress at the historic Grand Dining Hall
  • Explore the sights on London, including the Palace of Westminster, the Tower of London, and Buckingham Palace
  • Tour Cambridge’s Trinity College, King’s College, Senate House and more
  • Hands-on, problem-based learning
  • Real-world cases and impacts
  • Social action and business plans
  • Position paper
  • Award ceremony
  • Pre-program online training
  • Lifelong membership in Knovva’s Alumni Club
  • 3 meals per day during the program
  • 8 nights at Clare College, University of Cambridge
  • 2 days of local exploration and food experiences

Program Tuition: $3,500

SUMMIT VENUE
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Clare College
University of Cambridge
Memorial Court
Queens Road
Cambridge
CB3 9AJ

SCHOLARSHIPS

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Merit-based

Full/Half sponsorship on program tuition

Separate application form, transcript, essays and other supporting documents required

FINANCIAL AID

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Need-based

Covers tuition plus travel tickets

Application form and financial supporting documents

Enrollment Process

1
Registration
Regular online application opens. Scholarship online application open. Registration Closes: June 23rd
2
Interview
Students book interview slots through the Knovva Calendar. Conversation with our cooperator
3
Decision
Acceptance letter issued. Scholarship decision is made based on availability.
4
Contract and Payment
Digital contract is provided. Online payment. Enrollment Closes: June 30th
5
Welcome Package
Welcome package with suggested academic readings. Travel and accommodation arrangements start
6
Pre-Departure Webinar
Information for parents and students to prepare for the trip
1
Registration
Online application process is now open
Scholarship online application is now open
Registration Closes: June 23rd
2
Interview
Students book interview slots through the Knovva Calendar
Conversation with our cooperator
3
Decision
Acceptance letter issued
Scholarship decision is made based on availability.
4
Contract and Payment
Digital contract is provided
Online payment
Enrollment Closes: June 30th
5
Welcome Package
Welcome package with suggested academic readings.
Travel and accommodation arrangements start
6
Pre-Departure Webinar
Information for parents and students to prepare for the trip
*The organisation is one which contracts Clare College for the use of facilities, but which otherwise has no connection or association with Clare College or the University of Cambridge.
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