October, 24-26
Karl-Marx-Allee 131a
10243 Berlin
& And Digital via Internet

Date, venue, program structure, and session formats will stay the same - participation will be possible in person on-site with limited access and remote via internet.

  • Three days with over 50 keynotes, panel discussions, and workshops
  • Inspiring talks by over 300 speakers
  • Ceremonial opening and reception on Sunday, October 24


  • Networking with international participants from science, politics, industry, and civil society
  • Lunches, snacks, and drinks
  • Implementation of all official federal and state COVID-19 regulations and compliance with the necessary measures
  • Implementation of all applicable COVID-19 rules regarding hygiene, protective equipment, distance and number of participants etc.


  • Digital participation of the entire program (all sessions) via internet
  • Widely used standard video conferencing software with intuitive features
  • High reliability through load-balancing features for low-bandwidth situations
  • One proper entry link per session
  • Access possible via PC, tablet, smartphone
  • Interactive formats through chat, Q&A function, screen and document sharing

Central Topics

The World Health Summit’s central topics in 2021 include:

  • Vaccines: Moving towards Health as Global Public Good
  • Expanding the Role of the European Union in Global Health
  • The Intersection of COVID-19 and Mental Health
  • Artificial Intelligence in Global Health(care)
  • Pandemic Preparedness: Lessons from COVID-19
  • WHO Council on the Economics of Health for All