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?

PROGRAMME

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