[act-ma] 4/18 Webinar on China and the Corona Virus, this Saturday, April 18th, 8 AM EDT

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Thu Apr 16 09:53:34 PDT 2020


Dear Colleague

We are happy to share with you an invitation to participate in a webinar 
on China and the CoronaVirus, this Saturday April 18th at 13:00 UK time 
(8am EDT).

Further information is available below and at the registration site 



We're very pleased to announce that John Ross (Chongyang Institute 
Beijing) will be joined by Dai Suyue (Guancha.cn - China) and Mark 
Weisbrot (CEPR, US) who will also make contributions to the seminar. 
Peace campaigner Kate Hudson will chair the seminar.

We have over 150 people now registered for the seminar so please do book 
your free place to avoid disappointment.

Please note we have also extended the seminar length to 90 minutes.


The coronavirus continues to devastate lives across the world and 
stopping it must be the top priority for humanity. This global crisis 
requires global cooperation and learning from one another to help us 
defeat this virus.To discuss this, we are hosting a live online seminar 
with John Ross, Senior Fellow Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, 
Renmin University of China. The seminar will be chaired by peace 
campaigner Kate Hudson.

The seminar will address the following questions:

  * How did China bring a major coronavirus outbreak under control?
  * What can the US, Britain and countries in Europe learn from China’s
    response to the pandemic?
  * What can developing countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia
    learn from China in combating the spread of COVID-19?

Everyone is welcome to join the seminar. There will be a presentation 
from Senior Fellow John Ross, followed by a live Q&A. The seminar will 
last for 1 hour.


*1. How do I join the seminar?*

Register on eventbrite.

You will be emailed a link to a Zoom meeting nearer to the meeting. Zoom 
is an easy to use video conferencing software and available for a 
variety of devices. You can sign up for free for Zoom at 

*2. How do I ask a question?*

When you sign up on Eventbrite, you will be asked if there is a question 
you’d like to ask. We’ll also seek to take questions during the seminar too.

*3. How do I stay in touch with Learning from China?*

Follow John Ross on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JohnRoss43 

Like the Learning from China Facebook page: 

Bookmark the Learning from China website: 

*4. Timezones*

The seminar will begin at 1pm BST (8pm CST / 8am EDT/EST / 5am PDT/


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