Managing Pandemics During the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Technological Revolution)

Date/Time: January 28, 2022 from 20:00 – 21:30 (BKK)

The COVID-19 Pandemic was a showcase of how governments, industries, communities and individuals applied the state-of-art technologies to the evolving situation at ever unprecedented speed and scale. This PMAC-2022 session is dedicated to cover some recent changes / technological revolutions that are changing management of epidemics/ pandemics, highlighting challenges and opportunities.

Event Overview:

Developers, owners, users of emerging technologies will tell us about their success stories… It is truly our pleasure to provide this fantastic opportunity to learn about the futuristic views of managing epidemics and pandemics in the future. The COVID-19 Pandemic was a showcase of how governments, industries, communities and individuals applied the state-of-art technologies to the evolving situation at ever unprecedented speed and scale. This PMAC-2022 session is dedicated to cover some recent changes / technological revolutions that are changing management of epidemics/ pandemics, highlighting challenges and opportunities. Developers, owners, users of emerging technologies will tell us about their success stories… It is truly our pleasure to provide this fantastic opportunity to learn about the futuristic views of managing epidemics and pandemics in the future.

Moderator:

  • Sylvie Briand, Director, Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness and Prevention Department, World Health Organization, Switzerland

 

Speakers:

  • Adebola Olayinka, National Lassa fever Research Coordinator, WHO/NCDC, Nigeria
  • Alexandre Pinho, Global UN & IGO Sector Lead, Microsoft, United States of America
  • Beth Thompson, Associate Director, Policy, Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom
  • Daniel Bausch, Senior Director, Emerging Threats and Global Health Security, FIND, Switzerland
  • David Heymann, Professor, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
  • Lisa Menning, Team Lead, Demand and Behavioural Sciences, Essential Programme on Immunization, WHO, Switzerland
  • Melanie Saville, Director, Vaccine Research and Development, The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), United Kingdom
  • Michael J Ryan, Executive Director, WHO Health Emergencies Programme, World Health Organization, Switzerland
  • Mike Varshavski, MD and medical educator on social media, DM Operations Inc., United States of America
  • Sarah Hess, Technical Officer, WHO, Switzerland
  • Shan Xu, Head of WHO Collaborating Centre for Digital Health, China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), China
  • Tina Purnat, Team Lead for Infodemic management, Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness and Prevention Department, WHO, Switzerland
  • Yosuke Hatanaka, Executive Adviser for Chief Medical and Global Health, Officer on ICT strategies for COVID-19 Countermeasure,  Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Japan

 

Panelist:

  • Nahoko Shindo, Unit Head, Epidemic Forecasting and Infectious Disease Strategies, World Health Organization, Switzerland

 

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