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The Global School Virtual Event Series: EUROPE

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
8:30 am to 11:30 am

The Global School Virtual Event Series is a year long celebration of The Global School at WPI and aims to highlight and grow the projects, research, and collaborations WPI has all over the world while focusing on global grand challenge themes.

During this event, Mark Leonard, co-founder and director of the European Council on Foreign Relations, will deliver a keynote address. An alumni panel will discuss the outlook for business in Europe after the coronavirus followed by a Critical Conversation on the circular economy.

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8:30 - 8:45 AM

Welcome Remarks

Wole Soboyejo

8:45 - 9:00 AM WPI Project Centers in Europe
9:00 - 9:50 AM



Mark Leonard
9:50 - 9:55 AM Break
9:55 - 10:40 AM

Alumni Panel

This session will focus on the outlook for European business and the economy over the next few years.  The coronavirus pandemic is the most recent in a series of crises that have roiled European societies and economies over the last decade. WPI alums will share their perspective on the outlook for their industry, business, and/or the European or global economy. 

Moderated by: Peter Hansen, WPI

10:40 - 11:25 AM

Critical Conversation: Circular Economy

Moderated by: Jean King
Adrian Burri, Elke Rudensteiner, Joe Sarkis, Mike Timko

11:25 - 11:30 AM Wrap Up and Q&A

If you are interested in this event but unable to attend, please register to receive on demand content after the event