Global Events


The 18th annual ABTS was held in Cork, Ireland and featured the following best practices and research:

General Information

  • Agenda
  • Participant List

Keynote & General Sessions

  • Globalization, Technology, and Innovation: The Impact on the Next-Generation of the Health Care Workforce (Tom O’Callaghan, iheed)
  • Using Evaluation (Michael Bzdak, Johnson & Johnson and Leo Dohan, Noramco)

Local BTE Showcase Sessions

  • Connecting with Higher Education (Johannesburg, South Africa and Sydney, Australia)
  • Promoting Career Exploration (Newark, California USA and Taunton, Massachusetts USA)
  • Building 21st Century Skills (Bucharest, Romania and Naples, Italy)
  • Advancing Social Responsibility (Nairobi, Kenya and Panama City, Panama)
  • Using Work-based Learning Tools (Ivan Charner and Lisa Johnson, FHI 360)
  • Using Innovative Technology (Ambler, Pennsylvania USA; North Plainfield, New Jersey USA; and Leiden, Netherlands)