April 23, 2020

Webinar on The geopolitical consequence of COVID-19

  • HE M K Narayanan Former National Security Advisor , Government of India 

    HE M K Narayanan
    Former National Security Advisor , Government of India 

  • Hon. Sec Michael Chertoff Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

    Hon. Sec Michael Chertoff
    Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

  • Hon. Boon Hui Khoo Former President, INTERPOL

    Hon. Boon Hui Khoo
    Former President, INTERPOL

To work on a calibrated post lock - down plan. Unlike non-traditional security threats like natural disasters, technological failures, and other disruptions, planning for a pandemic requires a different set of skills as well as certain continuity assumptions.

Context

Beyond the curve:

The Synergia Foundation has been working on Pandemics and other asymmetric threat vectors for more than three decades. In 2008, the Foundation in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US simulated a pandemic attack (avian flu) and how this would impact governments, industry and civil society. The Foundation in 2013, organized a global conference on disaster mitigation and brought together experts to discuss Chemical, Biological and Nuclear threats.

Panelists are:

  • HE M K Narayanan – Former National Security Advisor , Government of India 
  • Hon Sec Michael Chertoff  - Former US Home Land Security Commissioner 
  • Hon Boon Hui Khoo - Former President INTERPOL

Experts

HE M K Narayanan
HE M K Narayanan
Former National Security Advisor , Government of India 

Hon. Sec Michael Chertoff
Hon. Sec Michael Chertoff
Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Hon. Boon Hui Khoo
Hon. Boon Hui Khoo
Former President, INTERPOL