Symposium Schedule

Building a More Secure World:  Public Diplomacy for 21st Century Actors
Symposium 2015 | Thursday, November 5, 2015

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Opening Keynote: Ivan Sigal, Executive Director of Global Voices

How have governments, NGOs and international institutions adapted their public diplomacy efforts to respond effectively to growing threats to security?

Moderator: Shanthi Kalathil, Georgetown University
Panelists: Robert Bole, Director of Global Strategy, BBG; Dr. Beatrice Edwards, Executive Director, Government Accountability Project; Marie Harf, Strategic Communication Adviser to the Secretary of State;  Macon Phillips, Coordinator for the Bureau of International Information Programs

How are transnational NGO networks advancing human security goals of social justice and well-being through public diplomacy and global engagement?

Moderator: Dr. R.S. Zaharna, American University
Panelists: John Prendergast, Founding Director, Enough Project; Marshall Stowell, Vice President, External Relations and Communications, Population Services International; Sam Worthington, President and CEO, InterAction

How can Civil Society engage in public diplomacy to address issues of human and national security?

Moderator: Dr. Jennifer Clinton, President, Global Ties
Panelists: Taunya Atwood, Senior Program Officer for the Community Solutions Program, IREX; Jeanne Bourgault, President and CEO, Internews; Maria de los Angelos Crummett, Deputy VP Scholar Exchanges, and Executive Director, CIES, Institute of International Education; Ken Harper, Director, Newhouse Center for Global Engagement, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University

U.S. Diplomacy Center
– Protection & Prevention:
Minorities, Refugees & International Resolution

Career Fair
Department of State, USAID, Interaction, VOA, CSIS, Partnership for Public Service, and more!

Syracuse University Alumni Networking Event and Awards Ceremony
Keynote: Anita Sharma, Executive Director of Millennium Development Goals Initiatives at the United Nations Foundation