Expert Panel: Controversy and Best Practice – Navigating COVID-19 and the Recovery

Friday, October 30, 2020: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM


In this keynote session, we have invited a panel of international experts to share insights, helping make sense of the changing and sometimes controversial sea of information about COVID-19.

  • Find out what we are still learning about the virus, and emerging recommendations around transmission and effective controls. 
  • Understand the anxiety and mental health impacts and how our understanding of workplace wellness is changing through the pandemic.
  • Get clarity into what we are learning about the virus, immunity, and vaccines.
  • Learn key considerations to protect our businesses and our most vulnerable workers.
  • And discover important lessons we're learning about crisis communications within our organizations and with our clients.

Session Speakers

Dr. Andrew Szeto

Director of the Campus Mental Health Strategy

University of Calgary

Dr. Mark Schenker

Founding Director

Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, UC Davis

Dr. Gerry Eijkemans

Unit Chief, Health Promotion and Social Determinants

Pan American Health Organization/WHO

Max Lum

Director of the Office of Health Communication

CDC/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

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