DD conference 2017
 

Hosted by Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the 2nd International Conference on Digital Diplomacy will bring diplomats, practitioners and experts from around the world together to discuss how Foreign Ministries, and governments more generally, can and must learn to adapt to the algorithmic dynamics of today's (and tomorrow's) internet. Particular focus will be given to the challenges posed by the manipulation and exploitation of social networks to promote hate and discord and advance hostile and violent agendas.

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17:00
Registration

Welcoming Reception

18:30
Conference Opening

Noam Katz, Deputy Director General for Public Diplomacy, Israel MFA

18:45
Social Networks and Elections - Insights from the Inside

Adam Sharp, Former Head of News, Government and Elections at Twitter (...

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9:00
Opening Remarks

Yuval Rotem, Director General, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

9:15
Session I – Digital Diplomacy Overview

Panel - Digital Diplomacy Overview – Trends and Insights

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10:30
Session I – Digital Diplomacy Overview

"Mirror, Mirror on the Wall…" – Ranking Digital Diplomacy

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11:15
Session II - Algorithms and Diplomacy

The Dynamics of Influence in the Age of Algorithms

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9:00
Session IV - From "Digital Diplomacy" to "Diplomacy for the Digital Era"

Conceptual Frameworks for Developing Professional Doctrine 

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10:45
Diplomacy in the Information Age, Opportunities and Threats

Graham Nelson and John-Paul Corcoran, Open Source Unit, Cyber and National Security Capabilities Department, FCO

11:30
Session IV - From "Digital Diplomacy" to "Diplomacy for the Digital Era"

Government Voices in the Digital Content Ecosystem

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13:15
Closing Address

 

Using Algorithms to Reach Targeted Audiences Worldwide

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