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Pandemic Response Webcast Series

A series of virtual Executive Briefings
Next discussion – Thursday, October 1, 10–11a.m. PT/1–2p.m. ET

The Pandemic Response Series features insights from federal and state government officials, leading health care provider, payer and life science CEOs on best practices for mitigation, management of outbreaks and collaborations with public health infrastructure. Executives provide lessons learned thus far from the front lines, shed light on available diagnostics, treatments, forthcoming vaccines and discuss necessary conditions to chart a path out of the crisis.

Pandemic Response Series Schedule
October 1 – Biden’s Health Care Policy - How Big Is the Aperture for Change?
Host: Senator Tom Daschle, Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader; Founder and CEO, The Daschle Group

Discussion Leaders:
Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, Vice Provost for Global Initiatives and chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania
Additional Discussion Leaders TBA

• Biden's presidential campaign health care policy positions including strengthening the ACA, reducing Medicare age, government managed public option, and prescription drug reform
• Projections for Congressional focus on health care policy – how much influence might a left-leaning Congress have?
October 13 – The Race for a Vaccine: Regulatory Policymaking and Expedited Clinical Trial Innovation
Host: Wayne Koff, President & CEO, Human Vaccines Project

Discussion Leaders:
Peter Marks, MD, Director, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA
Greg Poland, MD, Director, Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group

• Impact of regulatory policymaking to expedite development of vaccines
• Update on promising vaccines, supply chain innovations and timeline for broad distribution
• Innovative public-private collaboration to prioritize vaccine candidates, streamline clinical trial activity, and access resources across all stakeholders

For content themes and thought leader suggestions, please email Nicole Garratt at

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On-demand Recordings
Watch the on-demand recordings from our past virtual gatherings:

May 19 – COVID Phase 2: Charting a Path Out of the Crisis:

April 1 – Pandemic Response: A Public-Private Call to Action: