KI Webinar "Pandemics: the role of a medical university, now and in the future"
The aim of the webinar is to discuss the role of a medical university during a societal medical crisis such as a pandemic. What is KI’s role as a leading medical university and how can we contribute to society, our health system and the global community? How do we better prepare for future pandemics?
16 June 2020 at 12.00-13.30
- 12.00-12.05 Welcome and introductions
Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam & Johan von Schreeb, KI Faculty Council representatives
- 12.05-12.15 Opening remarks
Marc Lipsitch, Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
- 12.15-13.00 Discussion with panel members
Jan Albert, Anna Mia Ekström, Sten Linnarsson, Soo Aleman, Carina King och Lars Engstrand, KI faculty members
- 13.00-13.15 Q & A
Questions from the audience for the panelists (via chat)
- 13.15-13.25 COVID-19 vaccine development and CEPI's role
Elen Høeg, Policy Manager at CEPI, Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations
- 13.25-13.30 Closing remarks
Ole Petter Ottersen, President of Karolinska Institutet