‘Virtually’ Impossible to Miss: JES Global Summit XII
According to Dr. Ferki Ferati, the President of the Jefferson Educational Society, the JES team was initially resistant to a virtual event.
“The Global Summit is such a special program for us that we initially did not want to hold it virtually,” he said. “We pushed the in-person Summit to November of this year but wanted to provide the community with content until we are able to resume in-person programming safely.”
So Steve Scully, the chair of the Global Summit, Vice President Ben Speggen, and Ferati got together to arrange the Summit XII lineup, scheduled for the last three full weeks in May.
While the organizers had to forgo the preferred in-person aspect, a virtual event does have some benefits.
“A key difference for the Virtual Global Summit is that we didn’t have to ask our speakers to commit up to two days of their time to come…