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Webinar Series: Lessons Learned from Organizations Implementing Testing Strategies

Join the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in the launch of their new informational webinar series on COVID-19 testing strategies and best practices from selected organizational leaders. This webinar series will be hosted as part of the Center’s new COVID-19 Testing Toolkit which aims to provide essential information for all organizations seeking to engage in COVID-19 testing.

Upcoming Webinars

Lessons from eMed: COVID-19 At Home Testing and Verifying the Results

October 19, 2021 at 10am ET

We will discuss the ongoing importance of COVID-19 testing and the verification of testing results at-home. The moderated discussion will focus on at-home COVID-19 testing using rapid antigen tests, and scenarios where verification of results is necessary, including for employee or student testing programs.


Previous Webinars

Lessons from Lufthansa Group, COVID-19 Testing for the Airline Industry

June 21

We discussed the importance of testing, and other mitigation efforts, to get passengers safely flying again. The moderated discussion covered how Lufthansa Group has handled the challenges of the last year and how the experiences will be used for travel going forward.

Read the full transcript from June 21 (PDF).



Lessons from the Entertainment Industry – Testing as a Mitigation Strategy to Get Back on Set

May 17

A panel of experts discussed the importance COVID-19 testing strategies and best practices in the entertainment industry to ensure production can safely resume.

Read the full transcript from May 17 (PDF).



Lessons from BD on Implementing Testing Services in K-12 Schools

Tuesday, April 13

A panel of experts discussed the importance of testing to ensure schools can safely re-open and stay open for in-person learning, and provided insights into BD's COVID-19 testing capabilities, including training and education.

Read the full transcript from April 13 (PDF).



COVID-19 Testing Toolkit Webinar Series: Lessons from Ginkgo Bioworks and Concentric by Ginkgo

Wednesday, March 24

The first webinar of this series featured a conversation with Ginkgo Bioworks on how they launched their innovative COVID-19 testing service, Concentric by Ginkgo, and their efforts to pilot their program in schools. The panelists discussed the importance of testing to ensure safe school re-openings, as well as the role of biotechnology to counter future outbreaks and pandemics.

Read the full transcript from March 24 (PDF).