COVID-19 has wrought havoc in nations across the globe since its arrival in late 2019. Its rapid spread through international travel and interpersonal contact have created unprecedented logistical and ethical challenges not to mention the loss of life and financial devastation left in its wake. As a result, research scientists, local/global communities and industry leaders have been spurred to innovate and collaborate like never before.
Join us for the Center for Global Public Safety annual Industry Forum event with a focus on COVID-19 Pandemic Response and Readiness. Learn how:
- WPI’s leading research scientists are contributing to technological advancements for the benefit of communities globally
- Industry partners are mobilizing at the forefront of the pandemic response
- Global partnerships lead to greater innovation and collaboration across borders
Date: Thursday, April 1, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET
Location: Virtual, on Zoom
This event features a Scientific Research-Industry panel discussion and a keynote address from John F. Kelly ’82, VP of Quality Operations and Environment, Health & Safety at Pfizer, whose work with Operation Warp Speed is at the forefront of this pandemic response and provides valuable insight into readiness for future pandemics.
This event will take place on the Zoom platform, and registrants will receive event login information prior to the event.