Keynotes by Jen Schwartz, Senior Editor at Scientific American on "How to spot, fight and stamp out misinformation" and SpringerNature authors Neil Daswani and Cobus de Swardt.
Prof. Dr. Fabian Leendertz is an expert in zoonoses and was appointed in 2020 to the ten-member expert group assembled by the WHO to investigate the origin of covid-19 pandemic. In May, he was appointed founding director of the new Helmholtz Institute for One Health in Greifswald. In 2020, he received the Champions of the Earth Award for his work in tropical Africa.
"Do good and talk about it" is an old saying. This also applies to science as a guarantor of facts and reason, and even more so in times of new social media. In the marketplace of opinions, however, science must also shout loud enough. With Prof. Dr. Otmar Wiestler, physician, former director of the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and president of the Helmholtz Association.