COVID-19: The State & Future of Pandemics hosted by Singularity University

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Join us for multiple days of live streamed content from Singularity University’s community of global experts on COVID-19, the current challenges and solutions, and future impact on our health, business, government, and communities.Our goal is to bring you the facts about this global health challenge and to give you practical information and tools to keep you healthy and prepared for what might come.

The virtual summit will take place March 16-18, 2020 and will be completely free for anyone to join. We’ll be releasing specific sessions and topics this week.

Virtual Summit Schedule

Day 1 – March 16, 2020 (Pacific Time)

8:45am – 9:00am       Opening Remarks – Adam Hofmann
9:00am – 9:45am       Everything you need to know about COVID-19, tracking epidemics, and vaccine development strategies – Dr. Divya Chander
10:00am – 10:45 am  Perspectives from Responding to Other Outbreaks including SARS, Monkeypox, and Influenza – Dr. David Bray
11:00am – 12:15 pm  State of the Global Response to COVID-19 – Dr. Daniel Kraft
12:30pm –  1:00pm   A practical guide to staying healthy during COVID-19 – Nell Watson
1:15pm – 1:45pm      Slowing contagion – Amory B. Lovins
2:00pm – 2:45pm      Curing Diseases & DNA – Raymond McCauley
3:00pm – 3:45pm      How the Coronavirus and the Australian brush fires have changed and will continue to shape the world – Dr. Robert Muggah
4:00pm – 4:30pm      Leadership in the Time of COVID-19 – Elie Losleben
4:30pm 4:45pm         Wrap up – Adam Hofmann

Day 2 – March 17, 2020 (Pacific Time)

9:45am – 10:00am     Opening Remarks – Adam Hofmann
10:00am – 10:30am   Digital Identity in Times of Epidemic – Dr. Mariana Dahan
10:40am – 11:10am   Food for Earth: unleash the regenerative power of food during and beyond the CoronaV-ERA – Sara Roversi
11:20am – 11:50am   Emerging Digital technologies for Epidemic management: obstacles, opportunities and outcomes – Dr. Sonny Kohli
12:00pm – 12:30pm  How can you use data to monitor your lifestyle (from food to exercise) to boost your body’s resilience against diseases? – Sabine Seymour
12:40pm – 1:30pm    Why Authoritarianism is Bad for Public Health – Alex Gladstein
1:40pm- 2:15pm        The Future of Safe Living in Self-Reliant Neighborhoods – James Ehrlich
2:20pm- 2:55pm        Are New Genetic Technologies a Match for the Coronavirus? – Jamie Metzl
3:00pm – 3:30pm      How AI can be leveraged for the increasing threats of future pandemics – Bradley Twyham
3:45pm – 4:30pm      Polarizing the positive and negative of pandemics and putting it into action – Lisa Andrews
4:30pm – 4:45pm      Wrap up – Adam Hofmann

Day 3 – March 18, 2020 (Pacific Time)

9:00am – 9:15am       Opening Remarks – Adam Hofmann
9:15am – 10:00am     Five Ways Your Leadership Must Change To Thrive With Remote Work – Charlene Li
10:15am – 11:00am   Remote & Distributed Work During Crises – Gary A. Bolles
11:15am – 11:45am   Using Virtual Worlds in a Time Of Travel Disruption – Aaron Frank
12:00pm – 12:30pm  Opportunities for more automation and remote delivery of goods and services – Peter Xing
1:00pm – 1:45pm      Updates from the field: How governments and organizations are responding – Dr. Eric Rasmussen
2:00pm – 2:45pm      Strengthening your company’s resilience against existential threats – Chipp Norcross & Paul D. Roberts
3:00pm – 3:45pm      Fake news and media’s role in global emergencies – James Del
4:00pm – 4:45pm      How you can take action during times of uncertainty – Christina Gerakiteys
4:55pm – 5:40pm      Complexity: How leaders can navigate unpredictable situations – Catherine Brown & Chipp Norcross
5:40pm – 6:10pm      Closing Thoughts – Dr. Tiffany Vora

Join the virtual Summit here (FREE)