A Conversation with Screenwriter Scott Z. Burns & Scientific Advisors of “Contagion”

September 26, 2018 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm 

6:00pm – 6:05pm – Welcome

  • Shana Yansen, Program Manager, Harvard Global Health Institute

6:05pm  6:15pm – Opening Remarks: Inspiration for the Film

  • Scott Z. BurnsProducer and Director; Screenwriter of Contagion, The Bourne Ultimatum, and The Informant!; Producer, An Inconvenient Truth

6:15pm – 8:00pmContagion” Film Screening 

8:00pm  9:00pm Panel Discussion

  • Scott Z. Burns, Screenwriter; Producer and Director; Screenwriter of Contagion, Producer, Inconvenient Truth, screenwriter, Bourne Ultimatum, The Informant!
  • Tara O’TooleExecutive Vice President and Senior Fellow, In-Q-Tel; Former Under Secretary for Science and Technology, US Department of Homeland Security
  • W. Ian LipkinJohn Snow Professor of Epidemiology; Director, Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health; Professor of Pathology and Neurology, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University

Moderator: Juliette KayyemFormer Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs, US Department of Homeland Security; Belfer Lecturer in International Security, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

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