Frequently Asked Questions

Getting There

When and where is the Global Digital Health Forum 2020?

GDHF2020 will be a virtual event over the course of 3 days: December 7-9, 2020


Where do I register/buy tickets?
Registration/Tickets are available on

How to I access the virtual event the days of the conference?
Go to and use the username and password you used to register to attend

Who attends GDHF?

GDHF is a unique opportunity to bring together individuals and organizations to network, learn about the latest tools and best practices, and engage in honest reflections on the challenges the field faces and how they are being overcome. Attendees include:

  • Tech developers
  • Ministries of Health
  • Donors
  • Advocates
  • Innovators
  • Researchers
  • Social entrepreneurs 
  • And more

What does the conference fee include?

  • Access to the conference (December 7-9, 2020), including presentations, networking events, and an exhibitor hall
  • Access to any conference material provided through our site until June, 2021

Do you offer scholarships to attend?

GDHF has a long history of providing scholarships. In 2020 we are hosting a virtual conference. In lieu of scholarships, we have waived fees for participants from LMICs and students. We are offering special rates for speakers and early registration. See our registration page for more details.

What countries are included in the LMIC fee waiver?

You may reference the World Bank list of economies to determine if you are registering from an LMIC.

I am from an LMIC, how do I register?

Follow the step-by-step guidelines here GDHF 2020 LMIC Registration.pdf

How will a virtual Forum work?

All sessions, networking, exhibitor booths, and Forum events will take place on the GDHF2020 virtual conference platform. As the Forum approaches, we will provide more information about the platform as well as how to best engage and get the full GDHF2020 virtual experience. 

What are the cancellation and refund policies?

  • If you request a cancellation/refund before December 2, 2020, you will receive a full refund.
  • If you request a cancellation/refund after December 2, 2020 you will not be eligible for a refund.
  • Your registration fee can be transferred to a substitute attendee from the same organization- details are forthcoming.

Can I register to be a speaker?

The window for abstract submissions is closed.

How can my organization sponsor or exhibit at the Forum?

Please visit our Sponsors and Exhibitors pages for details

Join The Conversation

How can I share and engage on social media?

You can follow @The_GDHN and use the hashtag #GDHF2020 on Twitter and follow the Network on LinkedIn.

Contact Us

I still have questions. Who do I talk to?

Please email and we will do our best to respond as soon as possible.

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