Learning from the past to look forward: Preparing for the next infectious disease outbreak

Online Event

27/01/2023, 12:00 pm - TO 27/01/2023 - 1:00 pm

Organizer: Canada's Global Nexus for Pandemics and Biological Threats

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Global Nexus Conversations brings together diverse experts from McMaster and beyond to share their research, ideas and lived experiences in a series of virtual discussions aimed at exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and how the world can prepare for the next global health threat.

This event is the first in the “Looking Forward” series.

This event will feature a discussion of potential origins of future biological threats, and how we can, as a society, prepare for said threats before they emerge.

Moderator: Dr. Gerry Wright

Dr. Steven Hoffman, Vice-President for Corporate Data & Surveillance, Public Health Agency of Canada
Dr. Amy Greer, Canada Research Chair in Population Disease Modeling and Associate Professor
& Graduate Program Coordinator, Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph
Dr. Iyanna Perkins, MA student in History

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