Saturday, April 29, 2017

Echo Chambers, AI & Bot-Driven Disinformation: New Challenges in PD

5/9/2017 - 5/9/2017
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM


This session will examine how public diplomacy practitioners need to adjust strategies and tactics for the modern information ecosystem, including understanding echo chambers, automated disinformation, algorithmic bias, and the proliferation and diversity of foreign propaganda efforts.

Congressman Mike Rogers (retired), former Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, will keynote the event, followed by a panel featuring the following speakers:

Tom Cochran, Former White House, State Department Technology Lead and Acquia’s Vice President and Chief Digital Strategist
Nash Borges, Chief Technology Officer, Global Engagement Center (Invited)
Matt Chessen, Foreign Service Science, Technology and Foreign Policy Fellow @ GW
Ethan Porter, Assistant Professor, GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs
Ory Rinat, State Department Transition Team Digital Lead

Follow on Twitter: @IPDGC, #echochambers
Foggy Bottom

Foggy Bottom - 1957 E Street NW  (View Map)
Washington, DC 20052

Foggy Bottom - 1957 E Street NW  (View Map)
Washington, DC 20052
Room: 602
Laura Brendle
This event is open to:

  • Alumni

  • Community

  • Employees - All

  • General Public

  • Media

  • Parents

  • Researchers

  • Students - All

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