Northern Dimension Future Forum 2020: Combatting COVID-19 in the Northern Dimension Area

The hybrid event consists of two sessions. The health-focused first session is organized by the NDPHS. It includes keynote presentations by researchers & experts and a panel with policymakers from the EU and Russia.
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The Northern Dimension Institute organizes an annual Future Forum that gathers experts, decision-makers and stakeholders to exchange information on topics of relevance for the ND thematic partnerships: environment, health and social wellbeing, transportation and logistics, and culture. 

This year’s second ND Future Forum takes place online and is organized by the Northern Dimension Institute & Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being (NDPHS).

Combatting COVID-19 in the Northern Dimension Area

The Future Forum event consists of two sessions:

Session 1
9 am - 12 pm CET (Helsinki time 10 am - 1 pm)
“We are in it Together” – Enhancing Regional Knowledge Exchange to Combat COVID-19
The morning session organised by the Northern Dimension Partnership in Public Health and Social Well-being (NDPHS) explores the health-related challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. It functions as a platform for exchanging experiences and strengthening collaboration.

Session 2
1 pm - 3.30 pm CET (Helsinki time 2 pm - 4.30 pm)
Living in the New Normal after COVID-19
The NDI coordinates the afternoon session, a live panel discussion focusing on broader societal impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic, e.g. how did the COVID-19 change the world and how does this change relate to other societal trends. The discussion will be streamed online.

Download the preliminary programme (pdf) here >

The Future Forum is free of charge and open to everyone. Deadline for the registration is December 2, 2020. Please register as soon as possible due to the limited number of places available (see the registration link above).

We warmly welcome you to the Future Forum 2020!

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