February 2015

February 2015
Haiti’s Future Leaders Fellowship, Class of Jean-Price-Mars
Applications Open For Graduate Students and Young Professionals of Haitian Descent
June-August 2015 Port-au-Prince
Embassy of Haiti
2311 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington, DC 20008

February 17, 2015
Washington’s Birthday
US Embassy closed

February 24, 2015
Volunteer Night at Partners in Health
Boston, MA

March 2015

March 11, 2015
Advancing Universal Health Coverage Through Smart Choices
Leaders look for ways to best use resources to promote health, long-term economic development, and social stability.
Global Health Policy Center (CSIS)’s Speaker Series

March 22, 2015  World Water Day

March 23-26, 2015
American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN) 2015 National Conference
Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210 USA
Sponsor: AAOHN
Contact: Leslie Long
Phone: (800) 241-8014
E-mail: leslie.long@internationalamc.com

March 24, 2015
Author Fran Quigley Book Tour
Details to be Announced
Harvard University
Boston, MA

March 25, 2015
Volunteer Night at Partners in Health
Boston, MA

March 27-28, 2015
“Angaje” Dance Series
Jean Appolon Expressions Haitian Contemporary Dance Company
Plaza Theater, Boston Center for the Arts
539 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116

March 28, 2015
The Embassy of Haiti, Washington, D.C., Speaker’s Series
His Excellency Patrick Gaspard, the current U.S. Ambassador to South Africa
Embassy of Haiti launch of the Embassy Speaker Series. Ambassador Gaspard is one of the highest-ranking Haitian-American politicians and was the White House
2311 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
Phone: (202) 332-4090
Fax: (202) 745-7215
E-mail: amb.washington@diplomatie.ht

March 28-29, 2015
Unite for Sight
Global Health Society (GHIC) 2015: Global Health & Innovation Conference
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Unite for Sight
International Headquarters
234 Church Street, 15th Floor
New Haven, CT 06510 USA
Telephone +1 (203) 404-4900
E-mail: usf@uniteforsight.org

April 2015

April 2015
7Th World Water Forum 2015
Water for Our Future
Daegn EXCO, Gyeongju HICO, Korea
Telephone: +82-2-6009-9435
Jung-moo-Lee E-mail: secretariat@worldwaterforum7.org

April 13-17, 2015
Radiation Safety Officer Training for Laboratory Professionals
Harvard School of Public Health
677 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115, USA
Sponsor: Harvard School of Public Health
Contact: Peter J. Bretton
Phone: (617) 432-2041
E-mail: pbretton@hsph.harvard.edu

April 13-17, 2015
The 48th session of the Commission on Population and Development
“Realizing the future we want: integrating population issues into sustainable development, including the post-2015 development agenda.”
United Nations Headquarters
New York, NY

April 3, 2015
Good Friday

April 5, 2015

April 24-25, 2015
“Beyond Coasts: Haiti in the Midwest”
A Global Midwest Sponsored Conference
Northwestern University, the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities and
The Humanities Without Walls Consortium

April 25, 2015
World Malaria Day

April 26-29, 2015
Milken Institute Annual Conference
Advancing Collaborative Solutions that Widen Access to Capital, Create Jobs, & Health Care
Milken Institute
1250 Forth Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Telephone: (310) 570-4600

April 27-28, 2015
Global Water Summit 2015
The Water Value Revolution
InterContinental Hotel Athenaeum
Athens, Greece

May 2015

Mai, 2015
Annual Conference
Association Medicale Haitienne (AMH)
2014 Conference: Medication et Neuroscience and Emergente Chikungunya

May 1, 2015
Fete du Travail / Fete des Travailleurs
Haiti Labor and Agriculture Day

May 2, 2015
Haiti: Experience It!”
Join us as we celebrate Passport Day
Saturday 10am – 4pm

May 4-5, 2015
International Conference and Exhibition on e-Waste Management
Double Tree by Hilton Baltimore-BWI Airport
BWI Airport
890 Elkridge Landing Road
Linthicum, MD, 21090, USA
Contact: Catherine Parker
Phone: (888) 843-8169
E-mail: ewastemanagement@omicsgroup.com

May 4-8, 2015
Guidelines for Laboratory Design: Health and Safety Considerations
Harvard School of Public Health
677 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115, USA
Sponsor: Harvard School of Public Health
Contact: Peter J. Bretton
Phone: (617) 432-2041
E-mail: pbretton@hsph.harvard.edu

May 9-June 20, 2015
Creole courses! Spring 2015
Embassy of Haiti. Washington, D.C.
Are you interesting in gaining some knowledge of Haitian Creole or improving your speaking and writing skills? The Embassy of Haiti is offering again its program of free Creole classes. The 6-week course is designed specifically for adults, and targets beginning to Intermediate/advanced students. Classes will take place at the Embassy of Haiti on Saturday mornings from May 9th to June 20th 2015 from 9:00 am until 12-noon, as per calendar, below:
Saturday, May 9th
Saturday, May 16th
Saturday, May 23th
Saturday, May 30th
Saturday, June 6th
Saturday, June 13th
Saturday, June 20th (make up day if necessary)  The courses will be taught by Dr. Marie Marcelle Racine.
Register: E-mail to: wilzafrazil.metellus@diplomatie.ht

May 10, 2015 to July 10, 2015
4th International Conference on Nursing and Healthcare
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport
835 Airport Blvd., Burlingame
San Francisco, 94010-9949, California, USA
Phone: +1-650-344-5500
Fax: +1-650-340-8851
Sponsor: Omics group
Contact: Valentina Diaz
Phone: 1-650-268-9744
E-mail: nursing.conference@omicsgroup.com

May 11-12, 2015
ICWSFSWM 2015 XIII International Conference Water, Sanitation, Food Security, & Waste Management
Ritz-Carlton, Montreal
1228 Sherbrooke West Montreal, Quebec H3G  1H6, Canada

May 12-13 , 2015
Global Challenges, Local Experiences: Rethinking the Future of Health Care
6th Annual IFC Global Health Private Health Conference
For health care leaders from developed and emerging markets to share innovation, and good practices. Prague, Czech Republic
Marriott Prague

May 18, 2015
Haiti Flag Day Celebration

May 16, 2015
A l’initiative du Consulat Général d’Haïti à Chicago et du ”Congrès des Haïtiens pour Fortifier Haïti” (Haitian Congress to Fortify Haiti) en collaboration avec d’autres organisations locales, la communauté haïtienne de Chicago et des régions avoisinantes se prépare à célébrer cette année de manière grandiose la fête du drapeau.
En effet, un grand concert patriotique aura lieu ce samedi 16 mai 2015
7:00 pm au Restaurant Kizin Creole, sis au 2311 W Howard St Chicago, I  L.
Selon le Consul Général d’Haïti à Chicago

May 17-18, 2015
Haiti Flag Day Celebrations

May 17 Atlanta: Campbell Middle School, 3295 Atlanta Road, Smyrna, GA
Boston: Parade @ Mattapan Square, Blue Hill Avenue, Boston
Chicago: Eqlise Norte Dame de la Paix, 7801 South Jeffery, Chicago
Orlando: Parade, Celebration, Soccer with Haiti vs. Brazil, Evans High School,  Orlando

May 18 Boston: Mass, Holy Spirit Episcopal Church
Miami: Mass, Norte Dame D’Haiti, 110 NE 62ed Street, Miami
Reception: Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar
New York: Today Show, NBC, Rockefeller Plaza
Orlando: Te Deum, Cathedral Saint James, 215 N. Orange Ave., Orlando

May 18, 2015
Jour du Drapeau et de l’Universite
Flag and Universities’ Day

May 18-22, 2015 Water Microbiology Conference 2015
A forum for researchers and practitioners focused on microbiology and public health.
Well represented by those who work in emerging countries.
The Water Institute
Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC
CB # 7431
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7431
Telephone: (919) 966-2480
E-mail: waterinistitute@unc.edu

May 19-21, 2015
National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS) 2015
Camp Dawson Training Center
1001 Army Road
Kingwood, West Virginia 26537-1092, USA
Sponsor: NIOSH/American Society of Safety Engineers/Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety/National Safety Council/Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research
Contact: Christine Schuler
Phone: (304) 285-5894
E-mail: NOIRS@cdc.gov

May 25, 2015
US Congressman John Lewis
Embassy of Haiti Speaker Series
6:00-800 PM
Reserve Tickets
Embassy of Haiti
Washington, D.C.

May 26, 2915
Memorial Day (US)
US Embassy closed

May 25-29, 2015
XVth International World Resources Association (IWRA) World Water Congress
Edinburgh, Scotland
Telephone: (+44) 01738 828524

May 25-29, 2015
Caribbean Studies Association’s 40th Annual Conference
The Caribbean in an Age of Global Apartheid
Hilton New Orleans Riverside 2 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70140                                                                                                         Caribbean Studies Association Secretariat
c/o Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES),
University of the West Indies
St. Augustine
Trinidad and Tobago
Phone: +1 (868) 748-2602 (calls will only be received between the hours of 8:00am – 3:00pm EST)
E-mail: secretariat@caribbeanstudiesassociation.org

May 28, 2015     Forum on Partnership Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination, an UN ENTITY 
New York, NY

June 2015

June 8-11, 2015
59th Annual Association of Christian Librarians’ Conference
Carson-Newman University
Jefferson City, TN

June 7-10, 2015
Safety 2015

Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center
650 Griffith Street
Dallas, TX 75202, USA
Sponsor: American Society of Safety Engineers
Contact: Craig May
Phone: (847)768-3413
E-mail: cmay@asse.org

June 11, 2015
The Haitian Red Cross Blood Drive Initiative
Blood drive at the U.S. Embassy.
Sponsored by the Haitian Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

June 15-17, 2015
Business Future of the Americas: Diaspora Investments in Latin America and the Cabrrean
American Chamber of Commerce in Haiti (AACCLA)
Marriott Hotel
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
American Chamber of Commerce in Haiti
(509) 2940-3024 / 2811-9092 / 1-305 515-8300

June 18-20, 2015 .
22ed Annual Summer Conference in Bioethics
Deerfield, Il

June 19, 2015
Haiti Corpus Christi

June –July, 2015
Annual Haitian Creole Language and Culture Summer Institute
Two components: Three Weeks of Haitian Creole and
Second Component of either Translation for Advanced Students or Haitian Creole Studies
Harbor Campus, University of Massachusetts, Boston 
Housing: UMassCreoleHousing@gmail.com

June 24-26, 2015 6th Annual HRA Expo 2015 Business Investment Expo & Conference
Promoting Business Development and Investment in the Caribbean
Attendees include government officials, investors, business representatives, and NGOs who meet to share experiences and establish partnerships for sustainable development.
The World Bank Group Headquarters
1818 H Street, NW
Main Complex
Washington, DC 20433

Contacts: HRA-Washington

P.O. Box 7621
Washington, DC 20004
Telephone: (202) 379-4732
Email: hraexpo @hra-intl.org
F’Tamar Jean Pierre
Country Director
Tel: (509) 3703-2280
Email: send email

July 2015

July 4, 2015
Independence Day (US)
US Embassy closed

July 6- August 31, 2015
Annual Haitian Studies Project
Explores the History, Culture, Politics, Economy of Haiti
African Studies Department
Contact about information on Open House-Information
University of Massachusetts, Boston
Contact: Jennifer.Goode@umb.edu    (617) 287-6995

July 26-29, 2015
70th SWCS International Annual Conference
Sheraton Four Seasons Hotel
Greensboro, NC
Soil & Water Conservation Society 945 SW Ankeny Road
Ankeny, IA 50023
Telephone: (515) 289-2331

July 27-31, 2015
Radiological Emergency Planning: Terrorism, Security, and Communication
Harvard School of Public Health
677 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115, USA
Sponsor: Harvard School of Public Health
Contact: Peter J. Bretton
Phone: (617) 432-2041
E-mail: pbretton@hsph.harvard.edu

July 27-31, 2015
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services Beyond 2015
38th WEDC International Conference
Improving Access and Sustainability
WEDC   The John Pickford Building
Loughborough University
Leicestershire LE 11 3TU UK
Telephone: +44 (0) 1509 222885
General Inquires: wedc@lboro.ac.uk

July 30, 2015
Presbyterian Haiti Mission Network Meeting
Many Gifts, the Same Spirit
University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
The Haiti meeting is the opening day the PC(USA) annual mission conference.
$85 for the day, including lunch and snack.
$125 includes overnight Wednesday and participate in the meeting
Haiti Mission Network
Meeting Registration: http://www.pcusa.org/resource/big-tent-2015-registration-form/
Big Tent Info: http://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/big-tent/

August 2015

August 4-6, 2015
5716 Corsa Ave., Suite 110
Westlake, Los Angeles
CA91362-7354, USA
Sponsor: OMICS group
Contact: Richard Williams
Phone: (650) 268-9744
E-mail: epidemiology.conference@omicsonline.us

August 4-6, 2015
3rd International Conference on Epidemiology and Emerging Disease
Venue: Valencia Convention Centre
City and State: Valencia
Country: Spain
5716 Corsa Ave., Suite 110
Westlake, Los Angeles
CA91362-7354, USA
Sponsor: OMICS group
Contact: Richard Williams
Phone: (650) 268-9744
E-mail: epidemiology.conference@omicsonline.us

August 15, 2015
L’Assomption de Marie
Haiti Assumption Day

August 17-19, 2015
International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking
Birmingham, UK
5716 Corsa Ave., Suite 110, Westlake
Los Angeles, CA 91362-7354 USA
Contact: Edwin Jonson
Phone: (650) 268-9744
E-mail: mobilecomputing@conferenceseries.net
August 21-23-25, 2015
Woman’s Soccer: Haiti Woman’s National Team
Group 1, Rio 2016 Qualifying Matches
Juan Ramon Loubriel Stadium
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
August 21  Haiti vs. Aruba
August 23  Haiti vs. Grenada
August 25  Haiti vs. Puerto Rico
Haiti Women’s Soccer  9807 Woodland Lane
Kansas City, MO 64131
Email:  info@HaitiWomensSoccer.com
Phone:  00-1-913-484-1595 (outside of US) or 913-484-1595 (US)

August 21-30, 2015
Carifesta XII
Information: Embassy of Haiti

September 2015

September 1, 2015
Labor Day (U.S.)

September 12, 2015
3rd Annual State of Haitian Americans in Massachusetts Conference
Additional Information: TBA

October 2015

October 13, 2015
US Embassy closed

October 5-7, 2015
4th International Conference on Nursing and Healthcare
Explore the Possibilities Toward Better Healthcare
San Francisco, CA

October 17, 2015
Anniversaire de la mort de Dessalines
Haiti Death of Dessalines

October 21-23, 2015
Haiti Episcopal Connection Conference
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
October 21-24, 2015
“Haiti in the Global Environment: Presence, Representations, Performances”
Haitian Studies Association’s  27th Annual Conference University of Massachusetts, Boston
The Call for Papers is now available: The call for papers deadline is May 1, 2015.
Registration will begin July 1, 2015.
Université de Montréal in Québec, Canada.
Contact: hsa@umb.edu
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October 26-30, 2015
Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy
Conference on Drinking Water Supply, Sanitation, Hygiene, and Water Resources
The Water Institute
Gillings School of Global Public Health at UNC
CB # 7431
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7431
Telephone: (919) 966-2480
Contact: waterinistitute@unc.edu

October 30-November 1, 2015
Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA)

October 31- November 4, 2015
APHA’s Annual Meeting and Expo
APHA’s Global Health Film Festival
American Public Health Association (APHA)
Chicago, Il

November 2015

November 2015
38th Annual Fulbright Conference & Prize Ceremony
Location TBD
Fulbright Association
1320 19th Street, NW
Washington, DC
(202) 775-0725

November 1-3, 2015
6th Annual Partnering for Cures 2015
Medical Research and Innovation in Science

Jour des Morts
All Souls’ Day

November 11, 2015
Veterans’ Day Observed (U.S.)
US Embassy closed

November 12-14, 2015
4th Annual NAHP National Conference
National Association of Haitian Professionals
Miami, FL
National Association of Haitian Professionals
P.O. BOX 5096
Hillside, NJ 07205

November 18, 2015
Haiti Battle of Vertieres

November 27, 2015
Thanksgiving Day (U.S.)
US Embassy closed

December 2015

December 5, 2015
Decouverte d’Haiti
Discovery Day

December 25, 2015
Christmas Day