Presented in partnership by The Museum of Russian Art, Global Minnesota, the Russian American Business and Culture Council, and the Committee on Foreign Relations of Minnesota:
Information has increasingly become both a tool for development and a weapon for fake news, control of infrastructure, and the separation of both national and international societies. It has become a major issue for every nation. This virtual panel will discuss US and Russian approaches and the future of information.
This program will be presented via Zoom webinar | FREE | Please register in advance.
Moderator: Mark Ritchie, President, Global Minnesota
Bernadine Joselyn: Director of Public Policy and Engagement, Blandin Foundation; Former Diplomat and Specialist in Russian Affairs.
Dr. Maria Nitikenkova: Editor-in-Chief, "Russia and America in the XXI Century" - Institute for US and Canada Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Head of Division, Institute for US and Canada Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Michael Wright: University of Minnesota Senior Fellow; Author; Founding Partner at Intercepting Horizon; Technology Entrepreneur.
Steve Kelley: Humphrey Institute, University of Minnesota; Specialist on the Impact of Technologies; Former State Senator; Adjunct Professor, University of Minnesota Law School.
Dr. Alexi Titkov: Professor, Russian University for the Humanities; Editor-in-Chief, "The Historical Reporter"; Director, The Center for Humanitarian Technologies - Russian University for the Humanities.