Day One, June 11, 2012

Time Event (Click on Speakers' Names to Learn More)
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast and Registration
Begins in Skirball Theater
9:00 - 9:15 Welcome (video)
Andrew Rasiej and Micah L. Sifry
9:15 - 10:00 The Internet's New Political Power in Congress
Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Darrell Issa, in conversation with Andrew Rasiej (video)
Senator Ron Wyden
Representative Darrell Issa
Andrew Rasiej
From a Moment to a Movement: Sustaining Our New Power (video)
Leslie Harris
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break sponsored by AT&T
10:30 - 12:10 New Political Power? Views From Outside the Hill
Captive Audience (video)
Susan Crawford
Making Movements: What Punk Rock, Scouting, and the Royal Society Can Teach Us (video)
Mark Surman
Progressives, Conservatives, and Pirates (video)
Reihan Salam
The Hero the Internet Needs (YOU) (video)
Alexis Ohanian
SOPA/PIPA: A Case Study in Networked Discourse and Activism (video)
Yochai Benkler
How to NOT Create a New Cyber-Plutocracy (video)
Jaron Lanier
Infowar: A View From the Battlefield (video)
John Perry Barlow
12:10 - 1:00 The Internet's Power Overseas
OGP: Global Steroids for National Reformers (video)
Juan Pardinas
Liquefying Democracy: How the German Pirate Party is Crowdsourcing Politics (video)
Jan Hemme
Positive Politics: Open Source Culture and Social Justice in the Global Protest Movement (video)
Stav Shaffir
Digital Activism in the Arab World
Sami ben Gharbia
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch sponsored by Microsoft
Moves to Kimmel Center
2:00 - 3:00 We Government
Room 914
The Cutting Edge of Open Government
Todd Park, Carole Post, Sophie Raseman, Bryan Sivak, Peter Hirshberg (moderator)
Politics of 2012
Room 802
The November Election: Online and in the Media
Sponsored by Harvard Institute of Politics
Christina Bellantoni, Zac Moffatt, Ari Melber, Laurie Segall, Trey Grayson (moderator)
Deep Dive
Room 808
A Conversation with Jaron Lanier
Jaron Lanier, Micah L. Sifry
Internet Freedom
Room 475
Rise of the Indie Web
Tantek Çelik, Will Norris, Erin Jo Richey, Nancy Scola (moderator)
Global View
Room 461
Rebooting Countries; Rebooting Politics
Robert Bjarnason, Gunnar Grimsson, Jan Hemme, Chris Worman, Anne-Marie Slaughter (moderator)
Online Organizing and Campaigning
PD+ Track
Room 803
Using Data to Move Supporters to Action
Katie Harbath, Tim Lim, Jordan Raynor, Ashley Spillane, Stuart Trevelyan (moderator)
3:00 - 3:30 Coffee Break sponsored by the Omidyar Network
Room 914 Sunlight Foundation Press Conference
3:30 - 4:30 Politics of 2012
Room 914
The Battle of Wisconsin
Jenni Dye, Ian Murphy, Matt Gagnon, Ryan Alexander, Elizabeth DiNovella (moderator)
Internet Freedom
Room 802
Media When We Can All Be the Media
Joaquin Alvarado, Emily Bell, Robert Bluey, Virginia Heffernan, Rachel Sklar (moderator)
We Government
Room 808
Learning from the SENSEable City
Norman Sadeh, Carl Skelton, Sarah Williams, Nick Judd (moderator)
Global View
Room 475
The Open Government Partnership: Progress and Challenges
Sponsored by Omidyar Network
Caroline Mauldin, Juan Pardinas, John Wonderlich, David Eaves (moderator)
Online Organizing and Campaigning
PD+ Track
Room 461
The Lean Startup Model for Politics
David Binetti, Brian Elliot, Natalie Foster, Ben Rattray, Christie George (moderator)
We Government
Room 803
Collaborative Economics and the American Dream 2.0
Shelby Clark, Trooper Sanders, Joe Hurd, Van Jones, Allison Fine (moderator)
Returns to Skirball Theater
4:45 - 5:15 New Political Power? Views From Outside the Hill
The Music Industry in the Digital Age (video)
Cary Sherman
FCC: Out to Lunch (video)
Gigi Sohn
5:15 - 6:30 Reshaping the Relationship Between Government and the People
The Advocacy Gap: What Congress Really Does with All Those Emails (video)
Shayna Englin
Data-Powered Democracy (video)
Ellen Miller
What "Community" Must Learn from "Solidarity" (video)
Sara Horowitz
Towards a New Paradigm: American Dream 2.0 (video)
Van Jones
Homeland Security in a Networked Age (video)
Jane Holl Lute
For the People, By the People: How Open Data Drives Innovation (video)
Todd Park
6:30 - 8:00 Cocktail Party sponsored by AT&T



Day Two, June 12, 2012

Time Event (Click on Speakers' Names to Learn More)
8:00 - 9:00 Breakfast and Registration
Begins in Skirball Theater
9:00 - 9:05 Welcome Back (video)
Micah L. Sifry and Andrew Rasiej
9:05 - 10:00 Pushing the Edge of the Possible
Lessons from the Bin Laden Raid and Cyberwar: Immunizations and Security Updates (video)
Chris Soghoian
Protecting the Internet Public (video)
Dave Parry
Democracy is Obsolete (video)
Peter Fein
Commotion and the Rise of the Intranet Era (video)
Sascha Meinrath
Don't Mess With Our Boobs: Ad-Hoc Networks and Online Power (video)
Deanna Zandt
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break sponsored by the Ford Foundation
10:30 - 11:30 Internet Freedom in China and Russia
OMG! Meiyu: Interactive US-China Cross-Cultural Communication (video)
Jessica Beinecke
Internet Street Art and Social Change in China (video)
An Xiao Mina
Walking Along the Great Firewall (video)
Michael Anti
The Future of the Russian Protest Movement (video)
Masha Gessen
11:30 - 1:00 Power Shifts and Shifting Power in 2012 and Beyond
Networked Power: What We Learn From Data (video)
Gilad Lotan
Tough Customers: The Political Power of Consumer Organizing (video)
Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman
The End of the Digital Divide (video)
Cheryl Contee
The Importance of Being Earnest (video)
Zach Wahls
FlackChecking Political Sleaze (video)
Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Let's Have a Fantasy Election! (video)
Jason Rzepka
The Real Story of 2012: Using Digital for Persuasion (video)
Zac Moffatt
In Defense of Echo Chambers (video)
David Weinberger
1:00 - 2:00 Lunch sponsored by Microsoft
Moves to Kimmel Center
2:00 - 3:00 We Government
Room 914
Designing a More Writeable Society
Sponsored by Mozilla
Leah Gilliam, Beth Noveck, Clay Shirky, Mark Surman (moderator)
Online Organizing and Campaigning
PD+ Track
Room 802
Online Fundraising: Making the Most of Social
David Boyce, Jessica Dahl, Colin Mutchler, Heather Holdridge (moderator)
Politics of 2012
Room 808
The Future of the Left-Right Internet Coalition
Patrick Ruffini, David Segal, Zeynep Tufecki, Reihan Salam, Andrew Rasiej (moderator)
Global View
Room 475
Freedom on the Non-American Internet
James Cowie, Laura DeNardis, Amol Sarva, Jennifer Preston (moderator)
Internet Freedom
Room 461
Privacy As If Users Mattered
Sam Gregory, Andrew Lewman, Nick Merrill, Chris Soghoian, Emmanuel Schalit, Yvette J. Alberdingk Thijm (moderator)
3:00 - 3:30 Coffee Break sponsored by Google
Room 808 Independent Voters of America Press Conference
3:30 - 4:30 Global View
Room 914
Online Life in China
Michael Anti, Jessica Beinecke, An Xiao Mina, David Satterthwaite Wertime, Emily Parker (moderator)
Politics of 2012
Room 802
New Platforms for Changing Politics
David Binetti, Dan Beckmann, Keya Dannenbaum, Raymond Glendening, Brian Elliot, Marci Harris, Sarah Lai Stirland (moderator)
Internet Freedom
Room 808
Liberating the Network
Greta Byrum, Nathan Freitas, Isaac Wilder, Josh Levy (moderator)
We Government
Room 475
Decentralized Power; Centralized Tools
Sponsored by Microsoft & ElectionMall
Justin Hart, Kate Monson, Alex Schriver, John Sampson (moderator)
Online Organizing and Campaigning
PD+ Track
Room 461
Big Data Invades Political Advertising
Michael Beach, Megan Cellucci, Bryce Cullinane, Daniel Kreiss, Michael Bassik (moderator)
Returns to Skirball Theater
4:45 - 6:00 Sex, Race, Power and Revolutions
The Other Problem with Sex Trafficking (video)
Julie Ruvolo
No Field of Dreams: How Online Organizing Really Works (video)
David Karpf
Freedom of the...What? (video)
Zephyr Teachout
The Local Revolution (video)
Alex Torpey
The Revolution is Here, Now, Us (video)
Carne Ross
How to Think About the Future (video)
Baratunde Thurston

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