Join us for the public closing plenary on 25 June and engage with our speakers sharing innovative science communication concepts. The session will feature 5 keynote presentations illustrating how the science behind the COVID-19 pandemic can be made relevant and accessible to all. A panel discussion will report back on the insights of the thematic discussions held over the past three weeks.
Elizabeth (Lizz) Ntonjira, Global Communication Director, Amref Health Africa, Kenya
Mikhail (Doctor Mike) Varshavski, Board Certified Family Medicine Physician and Content Creator, USA
Radhika Patnala, Founder and Director, Sci-Illustrate, Germany
Malia Jones, Researcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Applied Population Laboratory and Founding Member, Dear Pandemic, USA / Lindsey Leininger, Public Health Scientist, Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business and Founding Member, Dear Pandemic, USA
Fahmy Hanna, Technical Officer, Department of Mental Health and Substance Use, World Health Organization / Zeinab Hijazi, Senior Mental Health Technical Advisor, Programme Division Director’s Office, UNICEF
Panel discussion by:
Charles Ebikeme, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
Mohamed Elsonbaty, Freelance Science Journalist and Science Communication Consultant, Egypt
Francesca Hartley, Intensive Care Nurse, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, United Kingdom
Mirjam Jenny, Head of Science Communication Unit, Robert Koch Institute, Germany.