Friday, April 5, 2019

Invitation: April 11 ACPD Public Meeting on State Department PD Modernization Efforts

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From: Daigle, J. Jeff
Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2019 5:16 PM
To: Daigle, J. Jeff
Subject: SAVE THE DATE Invitation: April 11 ACPD Public Meeting on State Department PD Modernization Efforts 

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Please join the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy (ACPD) for its next public meeting, which will feature a briefing by the Office of Policy, Planning, and Resources (R/PPR), within the Office of the Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs (R), on the Department of State’s efforts to modernize the practice of Public Diplomacy, including structure, staff, and technology.

Featured topics and panelists will include:
  • Modernization and the Strategic Framework – Brian Heath
  • Realigning Public Diplomacy Sections and Locally Employed Staff – Judy Moon
  • Integrating Online Planning and Management Tools – Paul Kruchoski
  • Increasing Monitoring and Evaluation Capabilities – Eulynn Shiu

 Date and Time:  Thursday, April 11, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT

Location:  U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, First St, NE., Room SVC 209-208, Washington, DC 20515

This meeting is open to the public, including the media and members and staff of governmental and non-governmental organizations.  Due to room capacity limitations and security requirements, an RSVP is required and must be done through this link ( by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

Please plan to arrive by 10:15 a.m. to allow time for security screening and a prompt start to the meeting.  To make any requests for a reasonable accommodation of a disability (e.g., sign language interpretation, alternative visual aids), please e-mail Michelle Bowen at

For more information on the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, please visit  For more information on this public meeting, contact the Commission’s Designated Federal Official, Jeff Daigle, at

Please feel free to share this e-mail or a link to the RSVP registration site with any colleagues you believe may be interested in the subject of the meeting.

Best regards,
Jeff Daigle
Designated Federal Official
U.S. Advisory Commission for Public Diplomacy
U.S. Department of State
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