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APF Members First Friday - COVID-19 & Higher Education
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APF Members First Friday - COVID-19 & Higher Education

APF's First Friday All-Members MeetUp Topic for May 1, 2020, is "COVID-19: How will it reshape Higher Education?" with futurist and "Academia Next" author, Bryan Alexander. Find out details:

When: Friday, May 1, 2020
12:00 noon & 5:00 pm London
Where: Online
Contact: Jay Gary

Online registration is closed.
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On March 18th, Moody's Investors Service downgraded its outlook for the higher education sector from stable to negative, predicting widespread instability as a result of the new coronavirus. Colleges will face "unprecedented enrollment uncertainty" headed into the next fiscal year as the virus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, throws the United States into economic turmoil, the credit rating agency wrote. In this climate, what is the long-term outlook for the future of higher education?

APF's is pleased to announced it's next First Friday All-Member MeetUp on Friday, May 1st, at 12:00 noon & 5:00 pm London time. We will ask: "How will COVID-19 impact trends that are transforming higher education for 2030 and beyond?

Futurist and higher education expert Bryan Alexander, will draw from his latest book, Academia Next, to explore the futures of higher education.  APF Chair, Jay Gary, will host the event. 

This is a members-only event. The meeting will last 60 minutes, and include discussion about the use of futures methods and foresight practices during this global Coronavirus pandemic.

12 Noon London:
Sydney  9 pm
Manila 7 pm
Bangkok 6 pm
Berlin 1 pm
Johannesburg 1 pm
London 12 noon
New York 7 am
Bogota 6 am 
Houston 6 am

5 pm London:
Bangkok 11 pm
Berlin 6 pm
Johannesburg 6 pm
London 5 pm
New York 12 noon
Bogota 11 am
Mexico City 10 am
Los Angeles 9 am
Honolulu 6 am








A replay of the 12 noon London talk will be presented at 5:00 pm London time for those in earlier time zones (Time Zone Converter).  This live meeting will go for 1 hour, with panel discussion coming in the first 30 minutes, with breakout discussion to follow. This meeting will be recorded for members who wish to view the archive. 

Those who register will receive a URL notification of this Zoom meeting via email, after they register, as well as 12-hours in advance. 

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