Conferences, Hearings and Speaking Engagements

The Markle Events listing shows the activities in which Markle staff take part, including conferences, Congressional hearings, and speaking engagements. If you are not able to attend, please check the events page for summaries and presentation materials, which are posted shortly after the event is held.

New York eHealth Collaborative 2011 Gala & Awards Ceremony

Type: Special Events
Date: December 1, 2011
Location: Chelsea Piers, New York, NY

The New York eHealth Collaborative honors the Markle Foundation and others for their work in leading the advancement of health IT.

Club de Madrid’s 2011 Annual Conference: Digital Technologies for 21st Century

Type: Conferences
Date: November 8-9, 2011
Time: Full Day Sessions
Location: The Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, NY

Stefaan Verhulst, Markle's Chief of Research, participates in the breakout session The Changing Nature of Statecraft: The Impact of Big Data at this Club de Madrid 2011 Annual Conference.  

Senate Hearing: Status Report on Information Sharing

Type: Testimony
Date: October 12, 2011
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Dirken Senate Office Building, Room SD-342

Markle Task Force presents testimony at the Senate hearing Ten Years After 9/11: A Status Report on Information Sharing.

Media in Conflict: The Evaluation Imperative

Type: Panel Discussions
Date: September 9, 2011
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location: Washington, DC

Media professionals from around the world present Caux Guiding Principles, a guide for improving the monitoring of media interventions in conflict zones.

McCloskey Speaker Series: Ten Years After 9/11

Type: Panel Discussions
Date: August 9, 2011
Time: 6:30PM-7:30PM
Location: Greenwald Pavilion, Aspen, CO

Markle’s president, Zoë Baird Budinger, participates in discussion among a panel of leading policy experts and members of the Aspen Strategy Group, moderated by Ambassador Nicholas Burns.

2011 State Healthcare IT Connect Summit

Type: Conferences
Date: June 21-23, 2011
Time: Full Day Sessions
Location: Hyatt Dulles International Airport, Dulles, Virginia

Markle's Director of Health, Meredith Taylor, hosts Fostering a Net of Trust in Health Information Exchange, a session describing the foundational policies and practices of the Markle Connecting for Health Common Framework.

Health Care Information Technology

Type: Panel Discussions
Date: May 25, 2011
Time: 5:15PM-7:30PM
Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029

Markle’s Senior Director of Health Initiatives, Laura Bailyn, shares her perspectives during a panel discussion focusing on examining technology’s potential to influence and improve health care. 

8th Annual World Health Care Congress

Type: Conferences
Date: April 4-6, 2011
Time: Full Day Sessions
Location: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

The World Health Care Congress brings together major sectors in health care to discuss and strategize about advances in health IT. Markle President, Zoe Baird, chairs the keynote panel.

Securing the Cyber Commons: A Global Dialogue

Type: Panel Discussions
Date: March 27-28, 2011
Time: All Day Sessions
Location: Monk School of Global Affairs, Toronto, Canada

Markle's Chief of Research, Stefaan Verhulst, participates on the working group ‘Challenges of Cyberspace Research’ at this public forum aimed at addressing the challenges of cyber security.

Excellence in Government 2011: The Results Imperative

Type: Conferences
Date: May 23, 2011
Time: All Day Sessions
Location: Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, DC

Stefaan Verhulst, Markle’s Chief of Research, participates in a discussion ‘Information Sharing:  The Unintended Consequences’ at this full day conference exploring innovative ideas on how technology intersects with human capital and performance management.