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NNLM Covid-19 Symposium. Keynote Speakers Announced. Registration is Open.

Posted by on March 26th, 2021 Posted in: News from NNLM, PNR Weekly Digest, Public Health


The Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) is excited to announce a new, free virtual symposium focused on addressing the COVID-19 infodemic in our communities.

The NNLM Virtual Symposium: Responding to the COVID-19 Infodemic is an opportunity to address misinformation and mistrust, raise awareness about the pandemic, and efforts to combat it. Symposium attendees can expect to come away from the 2-day experience with a better understanding of COVID-19 and share strategies and programs to engage with your community.

HOW DO I REGISTER?
Free registration is now open on the symposium website: https://nnlm.vfairs.com/en/registration

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Day 1:
Dr. Vin Gupta, MD, MPA, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA
Approaching Normalcy: Forecasting the end of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Gregg Orton, National Director, The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans, Washington, DC
Presentation title forthcoming

Day2:
Jess Kolis, MPH, Global Immunization Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
De-bunk to Pre-bunk: A Necessary Paradigm Shift for Addressing Health Misinformation

Chris Pernell, MD, MPH, FACPM, Chief Strategic Integration and Health Equity Officer, University Hospital, New York, NY. Presentation title forthcoming

WHEN
April 8-9,2021
Each day starts at 9:00 am Pacific Time

HOW DO I REGISTER?
Free registration is now open on the symposium website: https://nnlm.vfairs.com/en/registration

WHERE
Sessions will be held in Zoom.

WHO IS THE SYMPOSIUM FOR?
NNLM invites anyone who is interested in learning more about information-related issues during COVID-19, which includes, but is not limited to: health professionals, librarians, researchers, community-based organization staff, and students.

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Cathy Burroughs, MLS, is Executive Director of the Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 5

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Developed resources reported in this program are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012343 with the University of Washington.

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