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Event description

As schools, businesses, and communities are navigating reopening in the face of persistent infections, COVID-19 testing has remained one of the best tools available to contain the spread. However, availability of testing supplies, personnel, and diagnostic equipment has been constrained since the beginning of the pandemic and continues to create barriers for Americans hoping to obtain test results. Additionally, the cost of a COVID-19 test has been prohibitive. A streamlined approach to testing that is fast and affordable is necessary, not only for this virus but for future novel pathogens that may pose a threat. 

During this episode of the GeoTech Hour, hosted every Wednesday from 12:00 – 1:00 pm EDT, panelists provide solutions to accelerate COVID-19 testing and share their thoughts on how logistics, tech, data, and most importantly people can roll out the delivery of vaccines once they become available. 

Join us for another lively discussion as we consider how the world is changing and how we each can be a part of the #GoodTechChoices needed to rebuild a better world together.

Featuring

Dr. Daniel Kraft
Faculty Chair, Singularity University;
Founder and Chair, Exponential Medicine

Dr. Marcus Ranney
Nonresident Senior Fellow, GeoTech Center
Atlantic Council

Nell Watson
Nonresident Senior Fellow, GeoTech Center
Atlantic Council

Hosted by

David Bray, PhD
Director, GeoTech Center
Atlantic Council