Three sessions of the Botswana-UPenn Partnership’s 10th anniversary celebration are open to the public: a student-perspective forum, a research update and an anniversary symposium. All will be held on the University of Pennsylvania campus.
Penn students who have interned in Botswana will participate in “Experience Africa Forum -- Penn Student Perspectives”
5-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12
Room 345, Jon M. Huntsman Hall
3730 Walnut St., Philadelphia
Andrew Steenhoff, BUP research director, will moderate a Botswana research update in which participants will discuss their research aims, collaborators, funding, obstacles and logistical lessons learned.
2-4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13
Room BRB 253
421 Curie Blvd., Philadelphia
The highlight of the conference, an Anniversary Symposium, will feature a historical overview of the Partnership, followed by program updates on HIV/AIDS, women's health, pediatrics, adult tuberculosis and telemedicine. A closing panel discussion will focus on plans for BUP’s next 10 years.
8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14
Rubenstein Auditorium, 1st Floor
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Translational Research Center
3400 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia
DETAILS: Registration is requested. Registration and program information are available at www.upenn.edu/botswana.