Webinar on Health, Sustainability, and COVID-19

Thursday April 23, 2020 4:00 PM
Location: Online Event

The Resnick Sustainability Institute at Caltech invites you to a virtual Earth Week event on health, sustainability, and COVID-19. You will hear from campus researchers on topics ranging from the latest science of COVID-19, challenges with modeling our current pandemic and other global crises, and economic and political ramifications for sustainability.

We hope you can join us.

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COVID-19 and Implications for Addressing Global Crises in Health and Sustainability
4:00 p.m. to 5:10 p.m.  |    Panel One
Moving Forward Despite Uncertain Models by Using Science to Drive Global Action


Panelists

  • David Baltimore, President Emeritus and Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Biology; Nobel Laureate
  • Pamela Bjorkman, David Baltimore Professor of Biology and Bioengineering
  • Alice Huang, Senior Faculty Associate in Biology
  • Robert Phillips, Fred and Nancy Morris Professor of Biophysics and Biology

Moderator

  • Jonas Peters, Bren Professor of Chemistry and Director, RSI

Q&A Facilitator

  • Xenia Amashukeli, Executive Director of Operations, RSI

5:10 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.   |    Break

5:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.   |    Panel Two
Economic and Political Implications for Renewables and Climate Action


Panelists

  • Michael Alvarez, Professor of Political and Computational Social Science
  • Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, Rea A. and Lela G. Axline Professor of Business Economics and Ronald and Maxine Linde Leadership Chair, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Moderator

  • Neil Fromer, Executive Director of Programs, RSI

Q&A Facilitator

  • Xenia Amashukeli, Executive Director of Operations, RSI

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