TTCSP Global and Regional Think Tank Summit Reports

Document Type

Report

Location

Virtual

Region

North America

Dates

June 29, 2021

Date of this Version

2021

Comments

All requests, questions, and comments should be directed to: James G. McGann, Ph.D. Senior Lecturer, International Studies Director Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program The Lauder Institute University of Pennsylvania Telephone: (215) 746-2928 Email: jmcgann@wharton.upenn.edu 2021 Copyright: All rights reserved. No part of this report may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by information storage or retrieval system, without written permission from the University of Pennsylvania, Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.

Abstract

The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program of the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania hosted the North America Think Tank Summit 2021 virtually on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. It focused on operational and strategic challenges posed by the COVID Pandemic. With over 77 institutions represented, the summit fostered discussion on public distrust in the government, the difficulties of a virtual work environment, ingenuity to continue operations, reestablishing credibility in think tanks and more.

Keywords

Think Tank, Civil Society, NGO, North America, COVID Pandemic, Virtual Workplace, Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania

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Date Posted: 08 December 2021