UNICON Town Hall Meeting
“Preparing for the Business Impact of Covid-19 – Executive Education”
Tuesday, May 26th – 9am EDT
This keynote features Wharton faculty member, Professor Mauro Guillén, Zandman Professor of International Management, The Wharton School, and author of “The AIDS Disaster – The Failure of Organizations in New York and the Nation” (the last pandemic), “The Architecture of Collapse’ and the Rising Instability of the Global System” and “2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future of Everything” (available August 25, 2020). This session will be facilitated by Rob Dietel, Director, Executive Programs at MIT Sloan School of Management.
COVID-19: Long-Term Economic and Social Implications
The short-term implications of the 2019-2020 coronavirus pandemic are painfully apparent. But what might be the long-term implications? Is the crisis a game-changer, a turning point? Or does it represent an acceleration of preexisting trends? Demographic and technological trends are likely to be intensified by the crisis, especially at the micro level. Inequality is likely to be exacerbated at the macro level. De-globalization will depend on the extent to which protectionism, nationalism, and populism prevail over liberalism.