21CQ-GB Vaccine Summit & State/Future of Science, Post-Pandemic

Date: Friday, Feb.19 2021

A 21CQ/GB GLOBAL COVID-19 VACCINE SUMMIT – AND THE STATE & FUTURE OF SCIENCE, POST-PANDEMIC

FEBRUARY 19, 2021

A Global Conference (Virtual) from the Institute for 21st Century Questions (21CQ) and Global Brief Magazine

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10.30am – 10.40am EST
Introduction & Welcome
Irvin Studin (President, Institute for 21st Century Questions; Editor-in-Chief & Publisher, Global Brief Magazine)

10.40am – 11.50am
The State of the Various Covid-19 Vaccines
Moderator: Chandresh Harjivan (Managing Partner, Boston Consulting Group, Washington, DC)
Matthias Götte, Chair and Professor, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology, University of Alberta
Yves Nordmann (Co-Founder&Chief Medical Officer docdok.health Ltd, Switzerland & Israel)
Vasily Vlassov (Distinguished Professor, School of Politics and Governance, Department of Health Care Administration and Economics, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia)
Omar Khan (Professor, Institute of Biomedical Engineering & Department of Immunology, University of Toronto)
Serhiy Komisarenko (Director, Biomedical Research, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine; Head of the Commission on Biosafety and Biosecurity, National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine, Kyiv)

Noon – 1.15pm
Pandemics & Infectious Diseases Over the Next 10 Years
Leonid Grigoriev (Professor, Higher School of Economics, Moscow)

1.25pm – 2.40pm
The State & Future of Medicine and Health Care Post-Pandemic
Moderator: Martha Fulford (Professor, Faculty of Medicine, McMaster University)
Paul Perlon (Head of Emergency Physician Group, Mackenzie Health Hospital, Richmond Hill)
Irene Hurford (Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Indranil Mukhopadhyay (Associate Professor of Health Policy, Jindal Global University, New Delhi, India)
Sergey Shishkin (Director, Centre for Health Policy, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia)
Ye Baixin, Hematologist, Renmin Hospital, Wuhan University (China)

2.50pm – 4.05pm
The State & Future of Applied Biology and Chemistry Post-Pandemic
Russell Bonduriansky (Professor of Evolutionary Biology, University of New South Wales, Australia)
Julia Baum (Professor of Biology, University of Victoria, Canada)
Dante Neculai (Professor, School of Basic Medicine, Jhejiang University, Hangzhou, China)
Gelareh Zadeh (Professor and Dan Chair, Neurosurgery, University of Toronto and Head of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, UHN, Canada)

4.15pm – 5.30pm
The State & Future of Artificial Intelligence, Post-Pandemic 
Wojciech Gryc, Co-Founder, Phase AI (Toronto)
Jorge Torres, Product Development Manager, Phoenix Geophysics (Toronto)
Sunit Das, Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto; Faculty, University of Toronto Centre for Ethics (Toronto)

5.30pm – 6.30pm
Distinguished Closing Panel – Reflections on the Future of Physics, Engineering, Neuroscience, Medicine, Climate Science & Science and Policy
Lee Smolin (Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada)
Maurice Bitran (Former CEO, Ontario Science Centre)
[FULL STAR CLOSING PANEL TO BE ANNOUNCED]

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