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National Security, Fake News, and Strategic Communications in the Digital Era

Dates: November 12 and 19, 2020

Register here [1].

The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) cordially invites you to the second annual international conference of the Lipkin-Shahak Program on National Security and Democracy in an Era of-Truth and Fake News.

The event will be held on 2 separate dates – November 12 and November 19, 2020 – and will be broadcast live on the INSS website and on the Institute’s Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter pages.

12 November 2020 (with KCSC)

15:45 Fireside chat with Michael Rich, president of the RAND Corporation | in English

16:00 Panel – Disinformation in 2020: Actors, Threats and Solutions | in English

Chair: Brigadier General (Ret.) Itai Brun, Deputy Director, Research and Analysis VP, INSS


18:00 Memory Construction and Strategic Communications | in English

Chair: Dr. Neville Bolt, Director, KCSC.


19 November 2020

15:45 Fireside chat with Dror Shalom, former Head of Analysis Division, Israeli Military Intelligence, IDF | in Hebrew

16:00 Panel – How to Detect Fake News? Tools and Methods for Spotting Lies | in Hebrew

18:00 Panel – The New Superpowers: Tech Giants as National Security Players | in English

The Institute for National Security Studies launches and engages in innovative, relevant, high-quality research that shapes the public discourse of issues on Israel’s national security agenda, and provides policy analysis and recommendations to decision-makers, public leaders, and the strategic community, both in Israel and abroad. As part of its mission, it is committed to encourage new ways of thinking and expand the traditional contours of establishment analysis.

Contact Info

40 Haim Levanon St., Tel Aviv, 6997556, Israel

Tel: 03-640-0400

Fax: 03-744-7590

Email: info@inss.org.il [3]

PR: pr@inss.org.il [4]