2010 Borah Foundation
Committee

Ro Afatchao
                               
Kofi Akamani
                             
Austin Becker  
                          
Elisa Briesmeister
                       
Andrea Fenwick    
                      
Michael Greenlee   
                      
Robert Heckendorn, Co-chair 
      
Jeff Hicke                       
            
Leontina Hormel

Bonnie Magnuson
 
Greg Moller

Jaime Nekich

Melanie Neuilly

Jodie Nicotra, Co-chair

Kelli Schrand

Bill Smith, Ex-officio


Contact & Location

Moscow

BORAH FOUNDATION
and BORAH SYMPOSIUM

Physical Address:
Administration Bldg. #338
Moscow, ID 83844-3177
PHONE: (208) 885-6527
FAX: (208) 885-9464
EMAIL: martin@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Borah Foundation & Symposium
c/o The Martin Institute
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3177
Moscow, ID 83844-3177

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"@Peace@War Global Action Through Social Media" Symposium 2010

April 5 - 7, 2010
The University of Idaho's 2010 Borah Symposium, entitled "@Peace @War – Global Action through Social Media," explored the connections between information technology, social media, war and building peace. The events were free and open to the public.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Monday, April 5
Documentary Presentation “Burma VJ: Reporting From A Closed Country” 
    7:00 p.m. Kenworthy Theater - 508 S. Main St. - Downtown Moscow
    
2010 Oscar nominee for Best Feature Length Documentary
    
Tuesday, April 6
"Expanding A Country’s Borders During War: The Internet War Diary"
    10:30 a.m. - University of Idaho SUB Silver/Gold

    Bryan Semaan - Department of Informatics - Collaborative Technologies
    Donald Bren - School of Information and Computer Sciences - University of California, Irvine

"Virtually Yours: CyberSecurity in Our Brave New World"
    12:30 p.m. - University of Idaho SUB Silver/Gold 
    
Dr. Deborah Frincke - Senior Scientist, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Panel Discussion: “Social Media/Global Impact”     VIEW THE VIDEO

    7:00 p.m. - University of Idaho SUB Ballroom 
    Dr. Sheldon Himelfarb - Associate Vice President, Center of Innovation for Science, Technology, & Peacebuilding / Media, Conflict, & Peacebuilding, The United States Institute of Peace (USIP)  
    Dr. James Lewis - Director and Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies  
    Dr. Deborah Frincke - Senior Scientist, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory  
    Bryan Semaan - University of California – Irvine

Wednesday, April 7
“Twitter & Democracy” 
    11:30 a.m. - University of Idaho SUB Silver/Gold
    Mark Trahant - Award winning writer, Journalist and Media Kaiser Fellow

"National Security and Social Media"
    12:30 p.m. - University of Idaho SUB Silver/Gold
    Dr. James Lewis - Director and Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies 


Panel Discussion: “Grassroots Action”    VIEW THE VIDEO
    
7:00 p.m. - University of Idaho SUB Ballroom 
    Mark Trahant - Journalist and a former editor of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and 2009-2010 Kaiser Media Fellow  
    Nico Pitney - National Editor at the Huffington Post 
    Violeta Krasnic - Program Coordinator at WITNESS (Europe and Central Asia)