Global Pandemic: Another Y2K or Future Apocalypse?

Talk of the inevitability of a global pandemic abounds in popular media. Is it necessary? Are we prepared? Learn about the science behind the hype from our experts and join the discussion.


Frederic Gaspard Theatre
Basic Medical Sciences Building, Bannatyne Campus
Reception // Joe Doupe Concourse - 6:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion // 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Featured speakers:
Frank Plummer – Canada Research Chair in Resistance and Susceptibility to Infections, Faculty of Medicine
Michelle Driedger – Canada Research Chair in Environment and Health Risk Communication, Faculty of Medicine
Anand Kumar – Associate Professor, Medical Microbiology/Pharmacology/ Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
Joanne Embree – Head and Professor, Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine