Keynote Speaker

Dr. Abdullah Saleh is a Pediatric General Surgeon at the University of Alberta and is the director of the Office of Global Surgery. He completed his medical school and General Surgery training at the University of Alberta and his Pediatric Surgery fellowship at McMaster University. He is the co-founder and Chief Executive Director of Innovative Canadians for Change (ICChange), a not-for-profit organization with global programs. He also co-founded 2 spin-off social enterprise companies that develop disruptive technologies particularly for vulnerable populations.