Monday, July 1
Tech and Governance
Applying Tech and Journalism to Fight Fake News 
Anna-Sophie Harling, Managing Director, Europe, NewsGuard Technologies
Privacy vs Safety Online
Ali Shaikh, Technical Solutions Architect - Enterprise Networking, CISCO

Fireside Chat, Featured Guest:
Archil Bakuradze, Chairman, Supervisory Board, MFO Crystal

Building Safe and Responsible AI
Mina Hanna, Global Shaper, World Economic Forum, Chair of the "IEEE-USA Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems Policy Committee

Tech 4 Democracy: Working in Tandem
Liz Woolery, Deputy Director, Free Expression Project, Center for Democracy and Technology

How Small Government Governs Good
Zurab Japaridze, Founder, Political Party, Girchi (TBC)

Night Owl Session: Temocracy - How Can AI and Tech Enable Democracy?
Mina Hanna, Ali Shaikh, Anna-Sophie Harling, Liz Woolery, Zviad Adzinbaia
Tuesday, July 2
21st Century National Security​​​​​​​
Strategic Communications Between Military Leaders and Allies
Col. Brenda Oppel, Cyber Operations Officer, U.S. Air Force

Lessons Learned from Russia’s Disinformation in Georgia
Jaba Devdariani, Founder, UNA Georgia and  
Zviad Adzinbaia, Founder and CEO, LEADx Change   

Digital Forensic Demo
Eto Buziashvili, Digital Sherlock, Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab), Atlantic Council

Cyber Defense of Critical Infrastructure: Best Practices from the United States
Col. Brenda Oppel, Cyber Operations Officer, U.S. Air Force

Strategic Communications in National Security
Janis Sarts, Director, NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence (TBC)   

Evan Foggo, SIMULEX Lead, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Col. Brenda Oppel, Cyber Operations Officer, U.S. Air Force
Wednesday, July 3
Leadership and Negotiations
Introduction to Negotiation Fundamentals
Robert Wilkinson, Lecturer in Public Policy and Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Negotiation Simulation: Harvard Style
Robert Wilkinson, HKS

Emotions in Leadership and Negotiation
Robert Wilkinson, HKS

Moving Forward: Next Steps for Leadership and Negotiation
Robert Wilkinson, HKS

Reception Hosted by Czech Ambassador

Thursday, July 4
National Security in 4D & SUMULEX
Hybrid Warfare: Russia’s Weapon of Choice  
Richard Shultz, Professor, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

The United States and NATO in the Black Sea: How it Works?
Amb. Matthew Bryza, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

Fireside Chat
Anthony Borden, Founder and Executive Director, Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR)

Beyond Traditional Frameworks: Women in Peace and Security
Ketevan Tsikhelashvili, State Minister for Reconciliation and Civil Equality (TBC)
Rosaria Puglisi, Director, NATO Liaison Office in Georgia (TBC)
Maya Kobalia, MFO Crystal  
Tamar Karosanidze, East West Management Institute (TBC)
Beka Bajelidze, Caucasus Regional Director, Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR)

SIMULEX Player Team Strategy Session
Friday, July 5
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