Midterm Election Recap
Wed., Nov. 16, 12 noon | Zoom
Join the Forum of Executive Women for a review of the recent midterm elections and what they mean for Pennsylvania and the nation going forward. Panelists include Philadelphia 3.0 executive director Ali Perelman; C70 CEO Al Schmidt; and Ashley Session, the deputy PA state director of America Votes and a C70 Buchholz Fellow. The moderator is C70 chief program officer Lauren Cristella, who also chairs the Forum’s Public Sector Leadership Committee. RSVP.
Impact of the Midterm Elections on PA's Business Climate & Health of Our Democracy
Tue., Nov. 15, 12 noon | Zoom
The results of the November election will have a consequential impact on the health of the state’s economy and democracy. Join Business for America for a discussion on how the state of politics may influence the Commonwealth’s ability to retain its competitive edge, attract industry, and encourage or discourage collaboration among lawmakers on issues important to Pennsylvanians. Speakers include Philadelphia Inquirer editorial writer Dan Pearson, Laura Putnum of PittCyber, Fair Districts PA executive director Carol Kuniholm and Aizaz Gill, Business for America's policy director. RSVP.
Informed: Conversations on Democracy in the Digital Age
Nov. 28 - 30 | Online
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation presents a three-day virtual conference where 30-plus policymakers, researchers and private-sector executives will discuss the latest trends and research in this emerging field at the intersection of technology, media and democracy. Discussions will focus on election and information integrity, and the role of government and journalists in protecting; policies that can reduce online hate and harassment and protect equal access to digital space; and competition in the tech sector, among others. RSVP.