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01:00 PM to 05:30 PM
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Location

200 12th Street South Suite 1200 Arlington, VA 22202
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Agenda
12:30 pm
Attendee Check-In
01:00 pm
Welcome/Opening Remarks

Ellen Yount, Vice President, MSI

01:10 pm
Panel #1 - The Changing Landscape and Audiences of Development Storytelling

Moderator: Gregg Rapaport, Technical Director, Strategic Communications, MSI, A Tetra Tech Company

Moira Whelan, Principal, Bluedot Strategies; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Digital, U.S. Department of State

Alexis Bonnell, Chief of the Applied Division, USAID Global Development Lab

Shawn Powers, Executive Director, United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy

02:25 pm
Coffee Break
02:40 pm
Panel #2 - Innovative Tools and Resources for Storytelling

Moderator: Noah Wilderman, Senior Advisor, Digital and Creative, MSI, A Tetra Tech Company

Miles Sedgwick, President and Director of Content, Rana Labs

Davar Ardalan, President and Chief Storyteller, IVOW

John Tass-Parker, Head of Politics and Government, Instagram

Jessica Stuart, President and Founder, Long Story Short Media

03:55 pm
Short Break
04:10 pm
Panel #3 - Disinformation and How it Impacts Our Work

Moderator: Ellen Yount, Vice President, MSI, A Tetra Tech Company

Oleksandr Kharchenko, Partner, ECOMM, Ukraine

Alex Cole, Director, Strategic Communications, IREX

Adele Ruppe, Chief of Staff, Global Engagement Cetner, U.S. Department of State

Aliona Osmolovska, Head of Communications, Naftogaz, Ukraine

Bret Schafer, Socia Media Analyst and Communications Officer, Alliance for Securing Democracy, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

05:25 pm
Closing Remarks
05:30 pm
Reception
Meet our Panelists
Panel #1
The Changing Landscape and Audiences of Development Storytelling
Gregg Rapaport
MSI, A Tetra Tech Company
Headshot of Gregg Rapaport, Technical Director, Strategic Communications, MSI, A Tetra Tech Company
Moira Whelan
BlueDot Strategies; Formerly U.S. Department of State
Headshot of Moira Whelan, Principal, BlueDot Strategies; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Digital, U.S. Department of State
Alexis Bonnell
USAID Global Development Lab
Headshot of Alexis Bonnell, Chief of the Applied Division, USAID Global Development Lab
Shawn Powers
United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy
Headshot of Shawn Powers, Executive Director, United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy
Panel #2
Innovative Tools and Resources for Storytelling
Noah Wilderman
MSI, A Tetra Tech Company
Heashot of Senior Advisor, Digital & Creative, MSI, A Tetra Tech Company
Miles Sedgwick
Rana Labs
Headshot of Miles Sedgwick, President and Director of Content, Rana Labs
Davar Ardalan
IVOW
Headshot of Davar Ardalan, President and Chief Storyteller, IVOW
John Tass-Parker
Instagram
Headshot of John Tass-Parker, Head of Politics and Government, Instagram
Jessica Stuart
Long Story Short Media
Headshot of Jessica Stuart, President and Founder, Long Story Short Media
Panel #3
Disinformation and How It Impacts Our Work
Ellen Yount
MSI, A Tetra Tech Company
Headshot of Ellen Yount, Vice President, MSI, A Tetra Tech Company
Oleksandr Kharchenko
ECOMM, Ukraine
Headshot of Oleksandr Kharchenko, Partner, ECOMM, Ukraine
Alex Cole
IREX
Headshot of Alex Cole, Director, Strategic Communications, IREX
Adele Ruppe
U.S. Department of State
Headshot of Adele Ruppe, Chief of Staff, Global Engagement Center, U.S. Department of State
Aliona Osmolovska
Naftogaz, Ukraine
Headshot of Aliona Osmolovska, Head of Communications, Naftogaz, Ukraine
Bret Schafer
The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Headshot of Bret Schafer, Social Media Analyst and Communications Officer, Alliance for Securing Democracy, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

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Twitter Handles

BlueDot Strategies | @BlueDot_strat

Davar Ardalan, IVOW | @idavar

Ellen Yount | @EYount

German Marshall Fund | @gmfus

Gregg Rapapport | @GreggRapaport

Instagram | @instagram

IREX | @IREXintl

John Tass-Parker, Instagram | @johntassparker

Long Story Short Media | @LSSmedia

Moira Whelan, BlueDot Strategies | @moira

Naftogaz | @NaftogazUkraine

Rana Labs | @rana_labs

Shawn Powers, U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy | @shawnpowers

Tetra Tech International Development | @TetraTechIntDev

U.S. Department of State | @StateDept

USAID Global Development Lab | @GlobalDevLab

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Are the current methods of #globaldev storytelling addressing who we want to reach and the impact we want? On June 28, join a diverse panel of communicators in discussing how we can evolve the narrative at #MSIStratComm2018 Forum: http://ow.ly/dbrr30kznct


How can the #globaldev community use more innovative #digital tools to communicate with the most vulnerable communities? Hear from #communication experts @idavar (#IVOW), @rana_labs, @LSSmedia & @instagram to tackle this topic and more. #MSIStratComm2018: http://ow.ly/dbrr30kznct


In the age of "fake news" and #disinformation campaigns, what is being done to fight against propaganda and #global anti-development narratives. Hear from #Ukraine #communications experts in discussion on pushing back. #MSIStratComm2018 http://ow.ly/dbrr30kznct


One week remaining until @MSIWorldwide's Strategic Communications Forum. Only a few spots remain so register today! http://ow.ly/dbrr30kznct #MSIStratComm2018 #globaldev #internationaldevelopment #stratcomm


Only days til @MSIWorldwide's #MSIStratComm2018! Join Adele Ruppe (@StateDept) Bret Schafer (@gmfus) Alex Cole (@IREXintl) Aliona Osmolovska (@NaftogazUkraine) Oleksandr Kharchenko (#ECOMMUkraine) to discuss #communications in the age of #disinformation: http://ow.ly/dbrr30kznct


Looking forward to hearing #stratcomm pros Alexis Bonnell (@GlobalDevLab) @Moira Whelan (@BlueDot_strat) @shawnpowers (US Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy) discuss "The Changing Landscape & Audiences of Development Storytelling" at @MSIWorldwide's #MSIStratComm2018


What are some innovative tools and resources in #globaldev storytelling? Looking forward to tackling the topic with Miles Sedgwick (@rana_labs), @idavar Ardalan (IVOW), and @johntassparker (@instagram) at #MSIStratComm2018, hosted by @MSIWorldwide!