Global Nexus Conversations brings together diverse experts from McMaster and beyond to share their
research, ideas and lived experiences in a series of virtual discussions aimed at exploring the impact of the
COVID-19 pandemic and how the world can prepare for the next global health threat.
This event is the first in the "Looking Forward" series. This event will feature a discussion of potential origins of future biological threats, and how we can, as a society, prepare for said threats before they emerge.
Moderator: Dr. Gerry Wright
Dr. Steven Hoffman, Vice-President for Corporate Data & Surveillance, Public Health Agency of Canada
Dr. Amy Greer, Canada Research Chair in Population Disease Modeling and Associate Professor
& Graduate Program Coordinator, Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph
Dr. Iyanna Perkins, Medical Epidemiologist, MA student in History