About the Summit

The Global Evidence Summit is a quadrennial event that brings together some of the world’s leading organisations in evidence-based practice in a shared mission to provide a platform to discuss critical issues across different sectors, including health, education, social justice, the environment and climate change. The GES is intended as a multi-disciplinary and cross-cultural event to exchange ideas about how we best produce, summarise and disseminate evidence to inform policy and practice, and using that evidence to improve people’s lives across the world. 


The Czech National Centre for Evidence Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation (CEBHC-KT) placed at the Masaryk University, Czech Republic is an umbrella institution for Cochrane Czech Republic, Czech Republic CEBHC: JBI Centre of Excellence, Masaryk University GRADE Center, with core staff of CEBHC-KT via Czech Health Research Council also an organisational member of G-I-N. It is a unique center, even in a worldwide context, that joins together four significant international organisations dealing with evidence-based medicine, research methodology, systematic reviews, and clinical practice guidelines. Our focus as healthcare professionals since opening in 2013, is on advocating for evidence-based healthcare, high quality research and trustworthy systematic reviews and guidelines in the Czech Republic and Central Europe. 

Organising partners:

Cochrane is for anyone interested in using high-quality information to make health decisions. Whether you are a doctor or nurse, patient or carer, researcher or funder, Cochrane evidence provides a powerful tool to enhance your healthcare knowledge and decision making.

Cochrane’s 11,000 members and over 68,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, and people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere. Our global independent network gathers and summarizes the best evidence from research to help you make informed choices about treatment and we have been doing this for 25 years.

We do not accept commercial or conflicted funding. This is vital for us to generate authoritative and reliable information, working freely, unconstrained by commercial and financial interests.

JBI is an international research organisation based at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. JBI develops and delivers unique evidence-based information, software, education and training designed to improve healthcare practice and health outcomes globally. For 25 years JBI has worked with its global network of universities and hospitals across 40+ countries to ensure that researchers, policymakers and health professionals can access high quality evidence, appraise diverse types of evidence and apply evidence at the point of care.

GIN was founded in 2002, and is an international network of organisations and individuals from more than 40 countries, and is involved in the development and use of clinical practice guidelines. The organisation promotes best practice and provides a network and partnerships for guideline organisations, implementers, researchers, students and other stakeholders, as well assisting members in reducing duplication of effort.

The Campbell Collaboration is an international research network that promotes evidence-based decision- and policy-making through the production of systematic reviews and other types of evidence synthesis. Campbell is composed of coordinating groups that coordinate the production of systematic reviews and evidence and gap maps in the following areas: Business & Management, Climate Solutions, Crime & Justice, Disability, Education, International Development, Knowledge Translation & Implementation, Methods, and Social Welfare.