Saturday, October 29, 2011 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
UMN Continuing Education & Conference Center, St. Paul Campus
1890 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108
Tom Hanson, Diplomat in Residence, UMD
Alisa Miller, Public Radio International
John Rash, Star Tribune
Eric Schwartz, Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Wolfgang A. Schmidt, Foreign Policy Association
RSVP:Register online at www.micglobe.org or call 612-625-4644 by October 25.
CONFERENCE: Foreign Policy and the Media, October 29 in St. Paul
The Minnesota International Center's 4th annual Great Decisions Conference will explore how advances in technology, social media, blogging, and varying levels of public interest influence US foreign policy. If wise foreign policy is based on an informed public, understanding the changing nature and responsibilities of the press, policymakers, and the public is more critical than ever before.
* Media accountability
* Evaluating information source credibility
* Social media and social change
* Citizen engagement and participation
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
* Great Decisions discussion group members
* People interested in discussing international affairs
* $40 Minnesota International Center (MIC) members
* $50 Non-members
* $20 students
* $100 Conference Special (includes MIC Basic Membership, conference registration, and voucher for 2012 Great Decisions Briefing Book)
About The Stanley Foundation
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