Randi Weitzner rsvped for A conversation with Nicco Mele and Amb. Bruce Heyman: "Politics, Journalism, and the threats to both" 2020-09-18 15:54:01 -0400
Amb. Bruce Heyman
Join Democrats Abroad Canada as we host a conversation with Nicco Mele and former U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, on “Politics, Journalism, and the threat to both” Thurs., Sept. 24th at 8:30pm EDT.
Nicco Mele is managing director at the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation and on the faculty at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is the faculty co-chair of the Harvard Council on the Responsible Use of Artificial Intelligence.
From 2016 to 2019, Nicco was the Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He continues to teach classes on technology’s impact on media, politics, and public policy.
Nicco’s prior experience includes founding technology companies, working on political campaigns, and a stint as a media executive at the Los Angeles Times. He advises several startups, including Blueprint Robotics (on-demand manufacturing), Optimus Ride (autonomous vehicles), Plympton (publishing), and Cignify (data analytics). Nicco serves on the board of the National Conference on Citizenship as well as the board chair of Democracy.Works and MassPoetry.
He has published widely, including the international bestseller The End of Big: How The Digital Revolution Makes David The New Goliath published in 2013 by St. Martin’s Press. Longer bio available here.
We’re excited to have Nicco join us for this conversation!
You must RSVP to receive access details.WHENSeptember 24, 2020 at 8:30pmWHEREOnline via the Zoom platform
453 W 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4
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Randi Weitzner rsvped for Canada & Chapters Presidential Debate Watch Party 2020-09-17 16:20:11 -0400
LET’S WATCH TOGETHER!!
Democrats Abroad Canada and our 14 chapters are hosting a virtual Presidential Debate Watch Party
Tuesday, Sept. 29th 2020, 8:30pm EDT
The debate is scheduled 9:00pm – 10:30pm EDT
A one-hour post-debate discussion will follow
14 individual Watch Parties In one Zoom location!!
Each chapter of DemsAbroad Canada will host a virtual debate watch party for their chapter members.
By pre-registering, guests will be pre-assigned to their chapter’s breakout room. Chapter leaders will host and moderate chat discussions during the debate and afterwards, guests are invited back to the main meeting room for a post-debate discussion.
The debate will not be broadcast over Zoom. There are multiple channels for viewing the debate and avoids any technical disappointments.
Throughout the debate you’ll have the opportunity to express your opinions to candidate statements through polling and “chat” with fellow chapter members.
You must RSVP for Zoom access detailsWHENSeptember 29, 2020 at 8:30pmWHEREOnline via the Zoom platform
350 City Hall Sq W
Windsor, ON N9A 6S1
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