Sheldon H. Jacobson, PhD, a founding professor of computer science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is considered one of the premier thought leaders in data driven risk analysis.
LIVE Webinar: Should we Play College Football This Fall in a COVID-19 World?
Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 1-2pm EST | Zoom Registration Link
He uses his work to evaluate and inform public policy and public health. He is hosting a webinar on the risk COVID-19 poses to college football seasons this fall.
The SARS-CoV-2 virus pandemic is impacting every facet of our lives, and the risk appears to be strong within the locker rooms of college football teams.
This talk uses publicly available data reported by the CDC to assess the risk of playing college football this fall. The risk is defined as deaths to players or coaches. Based on these findings, Jacobson offers strategies to mitigate this risk and offer insight on whether seasons should begin this fall.
Register for the live webinar by clicking here.