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Welcome Message



Closing Plenary

Three experts share their vision of the future and reflect on the kind of leadership that will be needed as we transition to a post-COVID world.

HE Dr. Saad Jaber
Minister of Health

Mr. Yassin Talhouni
CEO, ZARA Holding

Dr. Riel Miller
Head of Futures Literacy, UNESCO

Action Steps

  • Watch the videos. Take notes on questions, insights, observations and/or ideas that you find interesting.  

  • Consider what you have learned from the closing plenary. What are your own predictions for the post-COVID future? How can you engage your community to help those affected by the virus? Share your reflections, and your plans, on Facebook or Twitter using #COVID19KA. 

  • If you are in a school, join with your discussion or advisory group to debrief the plenary session and the symposium as a whole.


Day 1: Tuesday, April 21

09:45 - 10:45
Opening Plenary: What Is COVID-19?

11:30 - 12:30
Understanding: STEM Perspectives

Stories of Survival

14:00 - 15:00
Understanding: Arts and Humanities Perspectives

Day 2: Wednesday, April 22

09:30 - 10:30
Overview and Plenary Session

10:30 - 11:15
Synthesis and Application: Guests

11:45 - 12:30
Synthesis and Application: King’s Academy Faculty

13:30 - 14:15
Closing Plenary

Closing Notes and Charge