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Johns Hopkins University to host virtual conference on “World Order After COVID-19,” featuring a Keynote Address by former Google CEO and Chairman Eric Schmidt and a Conversation with former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers

Johns Hopkins University will host the “World Order After COVID-19,” a virtual conference taking place June 30-July 1 focused on national and international trends in a post-coronavirus world. This event is presented by Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels in conjunction with the Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
The two-day conference will feature a keynote address from former Google CEO and Chairman Eric Schmidt and “A Conversation with former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers”. Conference panelists from Johns Hopkins’ ten schools and departments as well as its key programs including the SNF Agora Institute and Applied Physics Laboratory will offer expertise and global insights on preparing for the post-COVID-19 world. 
Time and Date
11:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. EDT
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
The conference is open to the public and media. More information here:
Media Contacts
Jill Rosen
Senior Media Relations Representative
Johns Hopkins SAIS
+1(443) 547-8805
Miji Bell
Director of Communications and Media Relations
Johns Hopkins SAIS
+1 (202) 587-3205 
Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs
The Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs is home to extraordinary scholars of history and seasoned practitioners in foreign policy and international security. The Kissinger Center’s mission is to generate and apply rigorous historical thinking to the most vexing global challenges. Additionally, the Kissinger Center also as a bridge between the world of ideas and the world of action, bringing together leading thinkers and policy-makers. Its faculty, staff, fellows, and scholars passionately believe that a deep understanding of the past – its trends, rhythms, its lessons – can provide powerful insights into the pressing threats and opportunities present today.
Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school's interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
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Johns Hopkins University
Since opening in 1876, The Johns Hopkins University has been a world leader in both teaching and research. Eminent professors mentor top students in the arts and music, the humanities, the social and natural sciences, engineering, international studies, education, business and the health professions. Those same faculty members, and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory, have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area.
The mission of The Johns Hopkins University is to educate its students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world.
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