Screening of the film Contagion followed by a panel discussion.
Film Synopsis: Contagion follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast-moving epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. At the same time, ordinary people struggle to survive in a society coming apart.
- Dr Larry Brilliant, President, Skoll Global Threats Fund
- Professor Rodney Phillips, Co-Director, Institution for Emerging Infections
- Dr Mark Smolinski, Director, Global Health Threats, Skoll Global Threats Fund
Please note that film screening is free of charge and no ticket is necessary. Seating will be on a first come, first serve basis.