Since the advent of the pandemic, we have gradually acclimated to a new form of living -- from attending fully remote courses to working at home for traditionally on-site jobs. The pandemic has compelled us to ponder in new perspectives, how we interact and socialize with others while abiding by guidelines for maintaining an apt social distance. It has also prompted us to think about the future of our personal and professional lives, how technology is changing our ways of communication and interaction. We believe that understanding these changes is pivotal in every student's preparation for their prospective careers, regardless of the discipline, and we seek to offer a platform where they are able to explore the various topics and engage in an interactive environment that fosters both their personal and professional developments.
Health science/Healthcare is an ongoing and extremely crucial topic in this new decade. Facing the recent health threats during the year 2020, especially the worldwide outbreak of coronavirus, how can humans stay healthy and save their fellows under the current situation?
In this panel discussion, we will first examine the current health industry in regard to our current pandemic. We will then move on to investigate several advanced fields and technologies relating to healthcare that is catalyzed by the pandemic
In this Covid-19 era, education faces enormous challenges as most learning turns to an online mode. However, it makes the online education industry being discovered, grow, and flourish in this gloomy environment with the use of powerful EdTech.
In the panel discussion, first, we are going to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of e-learning, and how Covid-19 influences traditional and online education. Then we will move on to the future development of online education after the pandemic.
We plan to invite 3 to 4 panelists each to 4 different rooms, or 12 to 16 in total, with their selected topic of interest from one of the possible subtopics. Last year, we were glad to have invited speakers from companies including Facebook, Boeing, Amazon, EY, JP Morgan, Google, and Microsoft to join us in exploring numerous cross-interdiscplinary fields.
We are expecting around 300 students from in and outside of the UW. They can be in need of guidance for their future academic and career plans, are seeking opportunities to build professional connections, or are simply willing to learn more about the technology and business-related fields. Overall, we welcome students of all backgrounds and interests and are looking forward to a diverse group of students and professionals.