Speakers
Sessions
FAQ
08:30 - 09:30
UTC+3 (EEST)
Registration
09:30 - 10:00
UTC+3 (EEST)
speaker
Mr Jānis Sārts
Director, NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
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Mr Krišjānis Kariņš
Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia
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10:00 - 11:30
UTC+3 (EEST)
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Amb. Juris Poikāns
Ambassador of Latvia to Poland
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Ms Liubov Tsybulska
Founder of the Centre for Strategic Communications and Information Security under the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine
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Mr Ross Burley
Co-Founder and Executive of the Centre for Information Resilience
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moderator
Dr Maxine David
Lecturer in European Studies at Leiden University and Research Fellow at the Global Europe Centre, University of Kent
moderator
11:30 - 12:00
UTC+3 (EEST)
Coffee Break
12:00 - 13:30
UTC+3 (EEST)
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Amb. Mark Regev
Senior Fellow, the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) at Tel Aviv University
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Ms Natalya Popovich
Co-founder, Ukrainian Crisis Media Center
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Mr Paul Bell
Country Director, Agenda Georgia
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moderator
Ms Elīna Lange-Ionatamishvili
Senior Expert, NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
moderator
13:30 - 14:30
UTC+3 (EEST)
Lunch
14:30 - 16:00
UTC+3 (EEST)
speaker
Dr Artis Pabriks
Minister of Defence of the Republic of Latvia and Deputy Prime Minister of Latvia
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Mr Giedrimas Jeglinskas
Assistant Secretary General, NATO
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Amb. Julianne Smith
United States Permanent Representative to NATO
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moderator
Dr Neville Bolt
Director, King’s Centre for Strategic Communications, King’s College London
moderator
16:00 - 16:30
UTC+3 (EEST)
Coffee Break
16:30 - 18:00
UTC+3 (EEST)
speaker
Ms Laura Thornton
Director, Alliance for Securing Democracy, German Marshall Fund
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Dr Marija Golubeva
Former Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Latvia
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Dr Martyna Bildziukiewicz
Head, East StratCom Task Force, European External Action Service
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speaker
Mr Raphaël Glucksmann
Member of the European Parliament, the Chair of the Special Committee on Foreign Interference in all Democratic Processes in the European Union, including Disinformation
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moderator
Mr Sebastian Bay
Team Leader, Election Security, Swedish Election Authority
moderator
18:00 - 18:15
UTC+3 (EEST)
speaker
Mr Jānis Sārts
Director, NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
speaker
18:15 - 20:30
UTC+3 (EEST)
Dinner
09:00 - 09:45
UTC+3 (EEST)
Registration
09:45 - 10:00
UTC+3 (EEST)

Opening Remarks

speaker
Mr Jānis Sārts
Director, NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
speaker
10:00 - 11:30
UTC+3 (EEST)

Formulating a rules-based order for the digital age: big tech in the spotlight

speaker
Mr David Agranovich
Director, Global Threat Disruption, Meta (Facebook)
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Ms Quinn McKew
Executive Director, Article 19
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Dr Yoel Roth
Senior Director of Safety & Integrity, Twitter
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moderator
Mr Felix Kartte
Senior Advisor, Reset
moderator
11:30 - 12:00
UTC+3 (EEST)
Coffee Break
12:00 - 13:30
UTC+3 (EEST)

How to be smart about Artificial Intelligence

speaker
Mr Frantisek Vrabel
CEO, Semantic Visions
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Dr Jean-Christophe Boucher
Professor, School of Public Policy, Department of Political Science, University of Calgary
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speaker
Mr Kevin Zerrusen
Chief Operating Officer, Reality Defender
speaker
moderator
Ms Nora Biteniece
Consultant, the State Chancellery of Latvia
moderator
13:30 - 14:30
UTC+3 (EEST)
Lunch
14:30 - 15:00
UTC+3 (EEST)
15:00 - 16:30
UTC+3 (EEST)

War of the words: military strategy and strategic communications

speaker
Mr Jānis Kažociņš
National Security Adviser to the President of Latvia
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Mr Jay H. Janzen
Director of the Communications Division, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
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Major General (ret.) Pekka Toveri
Chairman, Finnish Strategic Studies Support Foundation
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moderator
LtCol (ret.) Rita LePage
Strategic Communications Consultant
moderator
16:30 - 16:45
UTC+3 (EEST)

Closing Remarks

speaker
Mr Jānis Sārts
Director, NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
speaker
16:45 - 18:00
UTC+3 (EEST)
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