Social Media and Conflict Prevention

Director: Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action
December 12, 2012 - December 12, 2012

Meetings

Session III, Working Lunch: The Role of Social Media Companies: Toward a More Effective Partnership

Speakers: Brendan Ballou, Associate, Google Ideas, Rick Barton, Assistant Secretary of State for Conflict and Stabilization Operations, U.S. Department of State, Matthew Perault, Public Policy Manager, Facebook
Presider: Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
December 12, 2012 8:30–9:00 a.m.

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Session II: Harnessing Social Media for Crisis Response and Conflict Management

Speakers: Sheldon Himelfarb, Director of the Center of Innovation: Media, Conflict, and Peacebuilding, United States Institute of Peace, Patrick Meier, Director of Social Innovation, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Lea Shanley, Director of Common's Lab and Senior Program Associate, Science and Technology Innovation Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Presider: Micah Zenko, Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
December 12, 2012 9:15–10:30 a.m.

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Session I: Applications for Conflict Warning and Assessment

Speakers: Mark Abdollahian, Clinical Professor, School of Politics and Economics, Claremont Graduate University, Kalev Leetaru, Josie B. Houchens Fellow, University of Illinois, Jason Matheny, Program Manager, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Presider: Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
December 12, 2012 10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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Welcome & Overview

Speaker: Paul B. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations
December 12, 2012 12:15–1:30 p.m.

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