09:30 - 10:00 Eastern Daylight time
Morning greeting from the NAS-building in Washington DC. A brief introduction to the day where we meet some of our speakers. ONLINE EXCLUSIVE.
10:00 - 11:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Live at Kavli Auditorium - with our on stage host Kelly Stoetzel
We begin with a look back to better understand both our present and our potential future.
OPENING PERFORMANCE written by Smriti Keshari
Alberto Ibargüen, President and CEO, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
FISSURES & FRACTURES: TRACING THE FAULT LINES OF MISINFORMATION
Rachel Kuo, Assistant professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Nat Kendall-Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, FrameWorks Institute
11:00 - 12:30 Eastern Daylight Time
We turn our attention to the current landscape as we dig deeper in order to better understand the issues:
IS SEEING BELIEVING?
Live performance by illusionist Eric Mead
THE MISINFORMATION EFFECT
Elizabeth Loftus, Distinguished professor, University of California Irvine
SHARING IS CARING: WHAT DRIVES THE SPREAD OF MISINFORMATION?
Gizem Ceylan, Behavioural scientist, Yale University School of Management and the Yale Center for Customer Insights
HEALING OUR TROUBLED INFORMATION ECOSYSTEM
Melissa Fleming, Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, United Nations
COMMUNICATING SCIENCE IN A POST-TRUTH WORLD
IN CONVERSATION: Åsa Wikforss, Professor of Theoretical Philosophy, Stockholm University and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication of the University of Pennsylvania and Director of its Annenberg Public Policy Center.
12:30 - 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Lunch break - and we are live from our studio in NAS-building. A chance to meet some of our speakers close up. What has been said so far and where are we going next.
14:00 - 15:30 Eastern Daylight Time
Live at Kavli Auditorium
DYNAMIC DIALOGUES featuring short talks from Nobel Prize laureate Martin Chalfie, University Professor, Columbia University, Anita Krishnamurthi, President at the Collective for Youth Empowerment in STEM & Society and Hahrie Han, professor and inaugural Director of Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute, Johns Hopkins University. Provocateurs: Leslie Brooks, Roger Caruth, DeRay McKesson, Sabrina McCormick
I'M NOT AFRAID. YOU'RE AFRAID.
Tristan Harris, Co-founder of Center for Humane Technology
ALL INFORMATION IS LOCAL
PANEL DISCUSSION: Discussants - Flora Rebello Arduini, business and international human rights law expert, Rana Ayyub, investigative journalist, Rebecca MacKinnon, Vice President, Global Advocacy, Wikimedia Foundation, Maia Mazurkiewicz, Alliance4Europe. Moderated by Finn Myrstad
15:30 - 17:15 Eastern Daylight Time
As the day draws to a close, we consider the many reasons to have hope, with:
THE POWER OF POETRY
Jane Hirshfield and David Hassler, Poets for Science
A FRAMEWORK FOR THE FUTURE
IN CONVERSATION: Sheldon Himmelfarb, President and CEO, PeaceTech Lab and Philip Howard, Professor, Oxford University and Director of the Programme on Democracy and Technology
HOPE IN ACTION
Nicole Tisdale, Principal, Advocacy Blueprints and former Director, The White House National Security Council
TRUTH, TRUST & HOPE
PANEL DISCUSSION: Discussants – Nobel Prize laureates Saul Perlmutter, Richard Roberts, and Donna Strickland. Moderated by Sudip Parikh, CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science
CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Nobel Prize laureate Maria Ressa, co-founder and CEO, Rappler
17:15 - 18:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Summary of day one - ONLINE EXCLUSIVE
A summary of the day for our digital audience.