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DAY 1:

Location: Bass Lecture Hall, LBJ School of Public Policy
(For virtual participation, a link will be posted.)

The following times are listed in Central Standard Time.

8:00 am


8:15 - 9:00

Keynote Speaker (to be announced) Moderator: Jeff Trimble

9:00 - 9:30

History of Mass Communication: Propaganda Expertise & Nation Building in the Middle East
Speaker: Matthew Ellis

9:45 - 10:30

The New Cold War: What Went Wrong in the 1990s
Speaker: Brian Whitmore

11:00 - 12:15

The Wonderful World of Disinformation
Panelists: Asha Rangappa, Lee McIntyre, MAJ Jessica Dawson, Xiaozhong Liu
Moderator: Kiril Avramov (UT Austin, GDIL)

1:00 - 2:00

Moody College Panel on Global Media
Panelists: Shanti Kumar, Shiv Ganesh, Wenhong Chen, Joe Straubhaar

2:00 - 2:45

The Competition for Influence: Russia, China, and the United States 
Speaker: Vivian Walker
Moderator: Jill Dougherty

2:45 - 3:30

Misinformation: Can We Totally Remove It?
Speaker: Xiaozhong Liu

3:30 - 4:15

(Dis)Information in the Land of Magical Realism
Speaker: Colonel Barbara Fick
Discussants: TBA

4:30 - 5:30

Global Disinformation Lab (GDIL) Presentations

5:30 - 7:30

GDIL Happy Hour (Powered by Intelligence Studies Project)

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