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Conference Program


Location: HIA Offices, 144 East 39th Street, New York City


Opening Remarks
Dr. Judith S. Goldstein
Founder and Executive Director, Humanity in Action

10:15-11:15 Keynote: Tales of Redemption and Justice in Mississippi
Jerry Mitchell
Investigative Reporter, Clarion-Ledger
11:15-11:30 Coffee Break

Discussion Groups 

Covering the World: A Journalist's Perspective on Foreign Affairs
Michael Slackman
Deputy Foreign Editor, The New York Times

  The Secrets that Governments Keep: An Inside Look at Bradley Manning and the WikiLeaks Scandal
Denver Nicks
Author, PRIVATE: Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks, and the Biggest Exposure of Official Secrets in American HistoryHumanity in Action Senior Fellow
12:45-1:30 Lunch
HIA Connect: Using the Resources on the Humanity in Action Website
Philip Ugelow
Deputy Executive Director, Humanity in Action 
1:40-2:30 Solutions Salons

Discussion Groups 

Introduction to Op-Ed Writing
Lionel Beehner
Truman Fellow

  Friend or Foe: Understanding How Security Forces Respond During Nonviolent Uprisings
Anika Binnendijk
Humanity in Action Senior Fellow

3:45-4:00 Coffee Break

Keynote Panel: Senior Fellows in Action - Lessons in Social Entrepreneurship from the Humanity in Action Community

Moderator and Introductory Presentation
Dr. Zachary D. Kaufman
Social Entrepreneur; Editor, Social Entrepreneurship in the Age of Atrocities; Humanity in Action Senior Fellow; Member, Humanity in Action American Planning Board


Senior Fellows Reunion Dinner

Location: The Crooked Knife, 29 East 30th Street, New York City
Welcome Drinks for Senior Fellows
8:00-10:00 Senior Fellows Reunion Dinner