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Reopening Schools and Universities in the COVID-19 Crisis: What Will It Take?

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European Union Center
May 7, 2020   2:00 pm  
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This virtual panel discussion will look at the production and commercialization of a vaccine; the experience of Egypt's Ministry of Education and what has been done and needs to be done there and here to close the digital divide; and the technology that the University of Illinois is planning to deploy to make in-person classes possible in the fall. 

"The Forgotten Vaccine's Journey from Labs to Immunization Campaigns" — Federico Vigano, Country President AstraZeneca Ireland

"Covid-19 and Egypt's Mass  Experiment with Online Learning" — Linda Herrera, Professor of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Director of the Education 2.0 Research and Documentation Project, a joint project of Egypt's Ministry of Education and Technical Education and the American University in Cairo

"Digital Contact Tracing for Campus Communities" — Sanjay Patel, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and Technology Advisor, Rokwire

This panel will take place on Zoom:

Meeting ID: 914 9362 2521

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