The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy (ACPD) will hold a virtual public meeting from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, September 30, 2020.
The meeting will highlight public diplomacy’s role in countering state-sponsored disinformation, based on the forthcoming ACPD special report, “Public Diplomacy and the New “Old” War: Countering State-Sponsored Disinformation.” An expert panel of scholars and practitioners will discuss opportunities and challenges for PD practitioners in responding to malign influence operations. Panelists include U.S. Ambassador (ret.) Bruce Wharton; James Pamment, Nonresident Scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; and Graham Brookie, Director and Managing Editor of the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab.