Singularity University is grateful for the 23,000+ people that attended from all over the globe that participated in this informative and inspiring event. Singularity’s three-day virtual summit shared facts, facilitated discussion, our experts answered questions, and addressed your concerns around COVID-19—as well as the impact of outbreaks, epidemics, and pandemics—in a measured and thoughtful way.
This event humanized what is happening around the world. Our experts shared practical steps to manage fear and uncertainty surrounding your health and work, and uncover strategies for adapting to future challenges like COVID-19, as well as the long-term impacts they have on society.
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Day 1 – Opening Remarks | Adam Hofmann
Everything you need to know about COVID-19, tracking epidemics, and vaccine development strategies | Dr. Divya Chander
Perspectives from Responding to Other Outbreaks including SARS, Monkeypox, and Influenza | Dr. David Bray
State of the Global Response to COVID-19 | Dr. Daniel Kraft
A practical guide to staying healthy during COVID-19 | Nell Watson
Slowing contagion | Amory B. Lovins
Curing Diseases & DNA | Raymond McCauley
Pandemics and resilient cities | Dr. Robert Muggah
Leadership in the Time of COVID-19 | Elie Losleben
Bold Choices and Rapid Innovation | Julia Cheek
Day 2 – Opening Remarks | Adam Hofmann
How crowdsourcing and mobile devices helped to monitor epidemics during the 2014 World Cup and Olympics 2016 | Onicio Leal Neto
Digital Identity in Times of Epidemic | Dr. Mariana Dahan
Food for Earth: unleash the regenerative power of food during and beyond the CoronaV-ERA | Sara Roversi
Emerging Digital technologies for Epidemic management: obstacles, opportunities and outcomes | Dr. Sonny Kohli
How can you use data to monitor your lifestyle (from food to exercise) to boost your body’s resilience against diseases? | Sabine Seymour
Why Authoritarianism is Bad for Public Health | Alex Gladstein
The Future of Safe Living in Self-Reliant Neighborhoods | James Ehrlich
The Future of the Past: The Coronavirus Pandemic and the New Normal | Jamie Metzl
How AI can be leveraged for the increasing threats of future pandemics | Bradley Twynham
Polarizing the positive and negative of pandemics and putting it into action | Lisa Andrews
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Day 3 – Opening Remarks | Adam Hofmann
Using Virtual Worlds in a Time Of Travel Disruption | Aaron Frank
Five Ways Your Leadership Must Change To Thrive With Disrupted Distributed Teams | Charlene Li
Remote & Distributed Work During Crises | Gary A. Bolles
Crisis Mode Education: How to Make the Most of Learning in a Global Pandemic | Jos Dirkx
Opportunities for more automation and remote delivery of goods and services | Peter Xing
Updates from the field: How governments and organizations are responding | Dr. Eric Rasmussen
Strengthening your company’s resilience against existential threats | Chipp Norcross & Paul D. Roberts
Fake news and media’s role in global emergencies | James Del
How you can take action during times of uncertainty | Christina Gerakiteys
Complexity: How leaders can navigate unpredictable situations | Catherine Brown & Chipp Norcross
Closing Thoughts | Dr. Tiffany Vora
Onicio Leal Neto
On Monday, March 16, over 17,000 people came together online to learn about COVID-19, its effects and implications from experts, faculty and practitioners in the field. Below is a compilation of resources suggested by Singularity University, presenters, and participants. We hope you find it useful. Feel free to share. Open to all.
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