The first virtual panel at the University of Colorado Boulder’s 72nd annual Conference on World Affairs on Monday, focused on historical pandemics, appeared to be a success, with hundreds of viewers watching remotely.
More than 1,500 combined viewers watched Rebecca Fannin, Jon Haveman, Trine Tsouderos and Richard Wobbekind discuss their concerns for the future, what needs to be done to combat COVID-19 and the aggressive importance of flattening the curve.
The University of Colorado Boulder’s virtual Conference on World Affairs wrapped up Friday afternoon with a final panel that saw experts discuss the health effects of COVID-19 and what can be learned from the pandemic.
After COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the 72nd edition of the Conference on World Affairs, organizers announced that the annual event at the University of Colorado Boulder would be pared down for a virtual version.
After the difficult news that the 72nd CU Boulder Conference on World Affairs would be cancelled due to the COVID-19 mitigation efforts, our program committee has worked to produce five CWA sessions addressing these challenging times. CWA will host free, daily virtual CWA sessions April 6-10, 2020.
UPDATE: The 72nd Conference on World Affairs (April 6-10, 2020) has been cancelled due to ongoing issues related to COVID-19. We apologize for any inconvenience and will provide an update if we are able to reschedule the event. We appreciate your patience as we navigate this unprecedented situation.
Netflix co-founder and former CEO Marc Randolph will give the opening keynote address on Monday, April 6th. The event will include talks from Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts and host of Hardcore History Podcast and CU alum, Dan Carlin.
The Ebert Interruptus series is one of the most beloved CWA traditions. Film critic and author Josh Larsen will return to the conference for his fourth year to host the 2020 series bringing this year's feature: Cleo From 5 to 7.