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The Center for Informed Democracy and Social-cybersecurity is pleased to
announce our panel discussions and speaker lineup for the 2021 IDeaS
Conference, taking place virtually July 12-13, 2021.

Additional speakers may be added. See speaker bios and registration
information at our updated conference website: 

Panel #1 -Platform Accountability
Monday, July 12 11-12:45pm EDT

Moderator: *Dr. David Danks* - Louis Leon (L. L.) Thurstone Professor of
Philosophy & Psychology. Head, Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon


*Alexander Hart* -Vice President at Freedman Consulting
*Chris Riley*- Senior Fellow of Internet Governance, R Street

Panel #2 - Disinformation
Monday, July 12 2:45-4:15 EDT

Moderator: *Dr. Mark S. Kamlet* - Interim Director of the Institute for
Politics and Strategy, the University Professor of Economics and Public
Policy, and Provost Emeritus at Carnegie Mellon


*Dr. Kathleen M. Carley* - Professor, Institute for Software Research
Director, Center for Computational Analysis of Social and Organizational
Systems (CASOS),and Director, Center for Informed DEmocracy and Social
cybersecurity (IDeaS) at Carnegie Mellon University
*Nathaniel Gleicher* -Head of Cybersecurity Policy, Facebook
*Dr. Kate Starbird* -Associate Professor, Department of Human Centered
Design & Engineering (HCDE), University of Washington

Panel #3-Extremism Online
Tuesday, July 13 11:00-12:45

Moderator: *Dr. John Slattery* - Directing Fellow, Carl G. Grefenstette
Center for Ethics in Science, Technology, and Law at Duquesne University


*Lucy Calladine* -Government Affairs and Public Policy Manager, Google
*Major Jessica Dawson* - Assistant Professor Director of Excel Scholars
Program, West Point
*Todd Helmus* - Senior Behavioral Scientist, RAND

Panel #4- Hate Speech
Tuesday, July 13 1:00-2:45

Moderator: *Dr.* *Kathleen Blee* - Bettye J. and Ralph E. Bailey Dean,
Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh


*Jenny Li* - Program Manager, Microsoft
*Emma Llansó* - Director, Free Expression Project, Center for Democracy and
*Zareek Waseem* - PhD Candidate, University of Sheffield

Jennifer Britton
Manager, Center for IDeaS
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ISR- Institute for Software Research
Carnegie Mellon University

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