The organizing committee of the 1st virtual conference "Scientific Research Confronting COVID-19 & Future of the World after this Pandemic" chaired by Prof. Kamal 'Okasha, Tanta University Vice President for Postgraduate Studies and Research, held the first preparatory session of the conference organized by Tanta University on May 27 and 28, 2020 with participation of 15 foreign and Arab states to exchange experience in areas of diagnosis, treatment and modern applied research to enhance mutual international scientific cooperation to confront the virus that broke out across the world.
For his part, Prof. Magdi Sab', Tanta University President and Chairman of the Conference, affirmed that this conference is considered an important step to support the role of scientific research in fighting, curbing and eliminating the virus. He asserted that this conference is the first of its kind at the level of Egyptian universities that uses modern technology to study social, psychological and economic impacts of the crisis. Furthermore, scientists consider the future of the world after the virus.
Prof. Kamal 'Okasha, University Vice President, added that work is in full swing to finish preparations for the conference that aims to exchange international scientific papers in all fields through collaboration of an elite group of scientists from all around the world, from USA, Canada, China, India, Italy, England, France, Spain, United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Kuwait, Tunisia, Algeria, and Iraq.
For his part, Prof. Rania Al-Kilany, General Secretary of the Conference, indicated that the conference will tackle many pivots that include how COVID-19 influences the future of health care system, scientists' viewpoints in the medical field, COVID-19 as a research challenge, social, economic and psychiatric impacts of coronavirus, methods of confrontation, the role of social awareness and different
organizations in overcoming the crisis, the role of media in creating social awareness, and finally the future of the world after coronavirus, a positive future vision.