Saturday, April 18th
 
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12:00 PM

 


Welcoming Remarks from President Clinton & Chelsea Clinton

Remarks:

Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation
President Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, Founder and Board Chair, Clinton Foundation

 

A Conversation with Governor Cuomo to Address the Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in New York

Participants:

President Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, Founder and Board Chair, Clinton Foundation
Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York

 
Plenary Session

12:45 PM

 


The Task at Hand: Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic

This session will focus on how young people, health practitioners, and health systems can most effectively respond to this global emergency, while supporting each other during this crisis. It will explore ways to increase production of and access to testing, personal protective equipment for medical personnel, and ventilators for health facilities; raise public awareness of COVID-19 and combat the spread of misinformation that has emerged; and maintain mental health and well-being while strengthening communities of support during this time of social distancing.

Panel Discussion:

Moderator:

Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation

Panelists:

Ophelia Dahl, Co-Founder, Partners In Health
Chen Kuan, Founder and CEO, Infervision
Dr. Vivek Murthy, 19th Surgeon General of the United States
Professor Devi Sridhar, Director of the Global Health Governance Programme, University of Edinburgh

 
1 on 1

1:45 PM

 


A Conversation with Governor Newsom to Address the Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in California

Participants:

President Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, Founder and Board Chair, Clinton Foundation
Gavin Newsom, Governor of California

 
Plenary Sessions

2:30 PM

 


COVID-19 and Beyond: Building Resilience to Global Health Challenges

This session will focus on the wide-ranging impacts that COVID-19 has had on all aspects of society, including broader economic, healthcare, and education systems. It will also explore lessons learned from government, private, and nonprofit sectors as we look to better prepare for future global health challenges. This panel will discuss ways to share best practices for remote learning and mitigate the impacts of school closures by ensuring students have access to essential services including meals, housing, and internet access; strengthen international cooperation and support of public health systems around the world, drawing on lessons learned to protect against future pandemics; and support efforts to bolster the economy, strengthen critical infrastructure, and adjust workplace standards so that we are better able to adapt to global health challenges in the future.

Panel Discussion:

Moderator:

Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation

Panelists:

Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor of Seattle
Dr. Paul Farmer, Kolokotrones University Professor, Harvard Medical School, Co-Founder and Chief Strategist, Partners In Health
Christelle Kwizera, Founder and Managing Director, Water Access Rwanda
Dr. Syra Madad, Senior Director, System-wide Special Pathogens Program, NYC Health + Hospitals

 

3:30 PM

 


Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color

This session will discuss the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on communities of color—highlighting what we can learn from why this happened and protecting vulnerable communities in the future; inspiring young people to advocate for equal access to healthcare and economic opportunity; and creating opportunities to work together to address COVID-19 in under-resourced nations to help them combat the virus in populations with economic instability and lack of access to healthcare services.

Panel Discussion:

Moderator:

President Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, Founder and Board Chair, Clinton Foundation

Panelists:

California Congresswoman Karen Bass, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus
Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro, Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Ambassador Eric Goosby, U.N. Special Envoy on Tuberculosis and former US Global AIDS Coordinator

 
Q&A

4:30 PM

 


Townhall Question & Answer Session

This townhall question-and-answer session will feature a unique opportunity for CGI U 2020 students to ask questions of President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton. Topics will range from how students can overcome the challenges of launching and scaling a Commitment to Action; the future of the economy for young people; how COVID-19 has impacted them and their communities; and what actions the broader public can take in the coming days.

Participants:

Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation
President Clinton, 42nd President of the United States, Founder and Board Chair, Clinton Foundation