2019 Model G20 Cambridge Summit

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

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?

Speakers

Steven Mo
Vice President and Head of Business Development in North America
Foxconn Health Technology
Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Oxford University
B.S. in Biology from MIT (Rhodes Scholar)
Bio
Steven co-founded a medical device start-up, researched at Harvard Medical School, and worked at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). As a VP of Strategy at Optum/UnitedHealth Group (UHG), he leads and supports large cross-functional teams working on complex growth-related strategic initiatives and innovations. Optum is the largest healthcare IT/digital health company in America. In his career, Steven has advised senior executives at Fortune 500 healthcare and technology companies on innovation, R&D, operating models, and go-to-market strategies.

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

MG20 Summit

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

Day 6
8/17

MG20 Summit

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

Day 7
8/18

MG20 Summit

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

Day 8
8/19

London Tour

*Delegates have the option to leave the summit after the Tour and start their personal trip in UK, if their parent agree and sign the off-site travel release form in advance.

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

*$250 discount for Early Bird registration by April 1st

SCHOLARSHIPS

___________

Merit-based

Full/Half sponsorship on program tuition

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

FINANCIAL AID

___________

Need-based

Covers tuition plus travel tickets

Application form and financial supporting documents

OUTSTANDING AWARDS

___________

Performance-based

Total of $100K available to outstanding delegates and teams

Revealed by MG20 Committee at the end of the program

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.