Preliminary Programme

The Scientific Committee is building an exciting programme. Check back regularly to view newly confirmed sessions and speakers. To find out more, click on a date below, then click on a session or activity.

  • Pre-congress
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GSC Navigating Net Zero masterclass taster


When: Monday 9 September | 09:00–12:00

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  • Invitational

IHF Young Executive Leaders Workshop


When: Monday 9 September |

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Hospital visits


When: Monday 9 September | 12:30–16:30

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  • Invitational

IHF Governing Council meeting


When: Monday 9 September | 14:00–16:00

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IHF General Assembly


When: Monday 9 September | 16:30–17:30

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Welcome reception, Poster presentations and Exhibition opening


When: Monday 9 September | 17:30–19:00

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IHF Governing Council Dinner


When: Monday 9 September |

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Opening Ceremony & Keynote


When: Tuesday 10 September | 09:00–09:40

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Plenary session 1: Generational leadership shift: Navigating new challenges, shaping better futures


When: Tuesday 10 September | 09:40–10:40

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Coffee break and networking


When: Tuesday 10 September | 10:40–11:10

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Introducing the Brazilian healthcare system


When: Tuesday 10 September | 11:10–12:10

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Delivering for everyone: Leading universal, value-based healthcare systems


When: Tuesday 10 September | 11:10–12:10

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Innovative care approaches: Care elevation strategies, patient empowerment, and the care of tomorrow


When: Tuesday 10 September | 11:10–12:10

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Parallel sessions (more to be announced soon)


When: Tuesday 10 September | 11:10–12:10

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Lunch and networking


When: Tuesday 10 September | 12:10–13:10

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Workforce opportunities: Examples of preserving and engaging staff


When: Tuesday 10 September | 13:10–14:10

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Beyond hospital walls: Redefining care delivery models


When: Tuesday 10 September | 13:10–14:10

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Healthcare digital transformation: Strategies for operational excellence and value creation


When: Tuesday 10 September | 13:10–14:10

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Participate in sustainability action with the Geneva Sustainability Centre


When: Tuesday 10 September | 13:10–14:10

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Measuring progress: Strategies for advancing gender equity in healthcare leadership


When: Tuesday 10 September | 13:10–16:10

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Parallel sessions (more to be announced soon)


When: Tuesday 10 September | 13:10–14:10

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Journey to new models: Leading change in clinical governance, quality, and equity


When: Tuesday 10 September | 14:20–15:20

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Digital every day: Integrating AI innovations


When: Tuesday 10 September | 14:20–15:20

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Accelerating sustainability: Transformation benefitting the environment, workforce, and community


When: Tuesday 10 September | 14:20–15:20

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Parallel sessions (more to be announced soon)


When: Tuesday 10 September | 14:20–15:20

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Coffee break and networking


When: Tuesday 10 September | 15:20–16:00

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Pioneering accreditation standards for low-carbon, sustainable and resilient hospitals


When: Tuesday 10 September | 16:00–17:00

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Tracking transformation: Leading successful system redesign – is it working?


When: Tuesday 10 September | 16:00–17:00

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Parallel sessions (more to be announced soon)


When: Tuesday 10 September | 16:00–17:00

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Innovation Ignite Talks


When: Tuesday 10 September | 17:00–18:00

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  • Invitational

International Geneva Reception


When: Tuesday 10 September | 18:00–19:30

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IHF Association Leaders Circle Breakfast


When: Wednesday 11 September | 07:30–08:50

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Plenary session 2: Net zero in healthcare: Debunking the myths


When: Wednesday 11 September | 09:00–10:30

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Coffee break and networking


When: Wednesday 11 September | 10:30–11:00

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AI in the clinical space: Innovations and ethical challenges


When: Wednesday 11 September | 11:00–12:00

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Getting transformation right: Leading change in different types of healthcare systems


When: Wednesday 11 September | 11:00–12:00

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Sustainable workforce solutions: Boosting wellbeing and recruitment


When: Wednesday 11 September | 11:00–12:00

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Advancements in patient-centred care: Strategies and innovations


When: Wednesday 11 September | 11:00–12:00

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Participate in sustainability action with the Geneva Sustainability Centre


When: Wednesday 11 September | 11:00–12:00

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Parallel sessions (more to be announced soon)


When: Wednesday 11 September | 11:00–12:00

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Lunch and networking


When: Wednesday 11 September | 12:00–13:00

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Global workforce challenges: Addressing solutions


When: Wednesday 11 September | 13:00–15:00

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The future of hospitals and health systems for people, places and planet


When: Wednesday 11 September | 13:00–15:00

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The future of telehealth: Navigating opportunities, global impact and measurement strategies


When: Wednesday 11 September | 13:00–14:00

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Parallel sessions (more to be announced soon)


When: Wednesday 11 September | 13:00–14:00

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Innovating for quality: Enhancing patient care with digital solutions


When: Wednesday 11 September | 14:10–15:10

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Parallel sessions (more to be announced soon)


When: Wednesday 11 September | 14:10–15:10

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Coffee break and networking


When: Tuesday 10 September | 15:10–15:50

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Tackling inequities: Leading accessible, integrated delivery systems


When: Wednesday 11 September | 15:50–16:50

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Operations and infrastructure: Solutions for environmentally sustainable healthcare


When: Wednesday 11 September | 15:50–16:50

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Parallel sessions (more to be announced soon)


When: Wednesday 11 September | 15:50–16:50

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Perspectives from the IHF Young Executive Leaders


When: Wednesday 11 September | 15:50–17:20

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Innovation Ignite Talks


When: Wednesday 11 September | 17:00–18:00

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IHF Awards Gala Dinner


When: Wednesday 11 September | 19:00–21:30

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IHF President’s Breakfast


When: Thursday 12 September | 07:30–08:50

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Plenary session 3: Revolutionizing healthcare: The current landscape of generative AI


When: Thursday 12 September | 09:00–10:30

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Coffee break and networking


When: Thursday 12 September | 10:30–11:00

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IHF Awards session


When: Thursday 12 September | 11:00–12:00

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Parallel sessions (more to be announced soon)


When: Thursday 12 September | 15:50–16:50

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Closing Ceremony


When: Thursday 12 September | 12:10–13:00

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Lunch and networking


When: Thursday 12 September | 13:00–14:00

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Hospital visits


When: Thursday 12 September | 14:00–18:00

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