Join Kevin Chan, Facebook Director of Public Policy, Canada; AY 2020-2021 Ash Center Technology and Democracy Fellow, for a dynamic, hands-on workshop engaging with real-world issues around social media platforms, misinformation, and election integrity. Participants will tackle critical questions head-on by working in groups representing key stakeholders, including election officials, political parties, civil society, and online platforms, in a simulation framed around the 2019 federal election in Canada. The session will end with a 15-minute networking session with the workshop lead.
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Future Technology and Democracy Workshop Dates
The Ash Center's Technology and Democracy Workshop Series are hands-on, co-curricular events designed to help HKS and other students at Harvard develop real-world technology skills. Led by a network of technology practitioners, participants spend time working together and with the workshop leader to learn how to apply technical skills to impact real-world scenarios. You can learn more about the fellowship program here and find future workshop dates below.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 4:00 – 5:15 pm ET: Ernest Britt, Senior Campaign Manager, Color of Change
Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 4:00 – 5:15 pm ET: Kate Gage, Founding Partner, The Movement Cooperative
Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 4:00 – 5:15 pm ET: Mariana Ruiz, Executive Director, Kairos
Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 4:00 – 5:15 pm ET: Vignesh Ganapathy, Head of Government Relations, Postmates
Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 4:00 – 5:15 pm ET: John Patrick Carroll, Former Deputy Director of Hispanic Media, Republican National Committee
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 4:00 – 5:15 pm ET: Ashley Bryant, Principal, A/B Partners