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Welcome: Contributing on COVID-19: Eric Braverman, CEO, Schmidt Futures

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Welcome: COVID-19 as a Defining Moment for the Social Sciences: Dr. Alondra Nelson, President, Social Science Research Council

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Keynote: Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organization

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Dr. John Nkengasong, Director, Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, in Conversation with Dr. Wilmot James

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Break

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Keynote: Reflections on Pandemic Preparedness: Dr. Victor Dzau, President, National Academy of Medicine

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Session III: Looking Backwards to Go Forwards – 25 Years of Expert Reports in the Health Security Net

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Keynote: COVID-19 Commissions: Dr. Philip Zelikow, former Executive Director, 9/11 Commission

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, NIAID Director, in Conversation with Barbara Bush

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Closing Remarks: Wendy Schmidt, Co-founder, Schmidt Futures

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Welcome & Highlights of Day 1

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Keynote: Dr. Eric Schmidt, Co-Founder of Schmidt Futures

9:15 AM EST
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Keynote: Dr. Harvey Fineberg, President, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation; Chair, National Academies Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and 21st Century Health Threats

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Dr. Vivek Murthy, Co-Chair of President-Elect Biden’s COVID-19 Advisory Board & Former U.S. Surgeon General, in Conversation with Barbara Bush

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Break

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Session VIII: Implications – Never Again Strategies & Scientific Moonshots

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Closing Remarks and Next Steps

Day 1 Agenda