.ORG Community Forum

Thursday, October 10th
The Madison - Washington, DC

Register to Attend for Free

About

.ORG Community Forum Story

Expect to take away inspiring ideas and insights

to improve the strategy, operation, and

execution of your .ORG community work.

The inaugural .ORG Community Forum brings together the .ORG community to collaboratively explore common areas of interest and find ways to navigate through critical challenges facing their .ORGs today.

The forum will maximize audience engagement, allowing for plenty of interactive Q&As and networking opportunities. You can expect to take away inspiring ideas and insights to improve the strategy, operation, and execution of your .ORG community work.

.ORG Community Forum is brought to you by Public Interest Registry (PIR), operators of the .ORG, .NGO, and .ONG domains. As a nonprofit exemplary domain name registry and industry thought leader, PIR’s mission is to provide a trusted digital identity and help educate those who dedicate themselves to improving our world. The .ORG Community Forum is intended as a platform for an inclusive dialogue to share ideas, knowledge, and causes on the internet. An open invitation is extended to anyone who wants to make a positive impact, whether on an international scale, within the local community or anything in between.

Sessions will be led by subject matter experts providing best practices and innovative thinking in areas including:

Website vs. Social Media

Press The Damn Button

Online Brand Protection for Nonprofits 

Defending Against Disinformation Campaigns

Speakers

The Subject Matter Experts

Chris Baldwin

Founder & CEO of 10xDigital

Chris Baldwin is a seasoned keynote speaker, TEDx presenter and was voted the Fastest Growing Speaker for 2018 and #1 on the Top 10 Speaker List for 2019 in the Netherlands.

He has delivered hundreds of keynotes and worked with brands such as Microsoft, Google, IAB, IPG, Liferay, Rabobank, ABN AMRO, T-Mobile, TUI, Catawiki, Dominos, G-Star, Mercedes, TNT, Europcar, Loyens & Loeff and the Dutch Government.

Chris is the founder and CEO of 10xDigital, a strategic innovation partner catalyzing the growth of agencies & brands. Chris is an early Internet pioneer with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, having founded and lead numerous technology startups.

Website: https://www.chrisbaldwin.nl/

Chris Baldwin

Founder & CEO of 10xDigital

Event Host

     

Julia Campbell

J Campbell Social Marketing

Julia Campbell is on a mission to make the digital world a better place. Through speaking, training, and consulting, she shows social purpose organizations how to use social media and storytelling to build communities, showcase impact, and advance their causes. Julia is the author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits, and was recently named one of the top 25 Nonprofit IT Influencers to Follow in 2019 by BizTech Magazine.

Website: https://jcsocialmarketing.com/

Julia Campbell

J Campbell Social Marketing

Website vs. Social Media

   

Brian Fanzo

iSocialFanz, LLC

Press The Damn Button

Brian Fanzo

Millennial Keynote Speaker | Translating the Geek-Speak around Digital Marketing & Generational Collaboration Empowering Digital Empathy - iSocialFanz, LLC

Brian Fanzo is a keynote speaker who inspires, motivates, and educates businesses on how to leverage emerging technologies and digital marketing – to stand out from the noise and engage with customers of all ages.

He has a diverse background working for the Department of Defense in cybersecurity, then as a technology evangelist at a booming, cloud computing startup. He is currently the Founder of iSocialFanz, which has helped launch digital and influencer strategies with the world’s most iconic brands like Dell, EMC, Adobe, IBM, UFC, Applebees, and SAP.

Brian has delivered keynotes in 11 countries highlighting his passion for change, collaboration, and community.

Statton Hammock

MarkMonitor

Online Brand Protection for Nonprofits 

   

Statton Hammock

Vice President, Global Policy & Industry Development

Statton Hammock is Vice-President of Global Policy & Industry Development at MarkMonitor where he leads a team of six global relationship managers and policy experts who leverage partnerships with important e-commerce marketplaces, law enforcement agencies, regulatory bodies, and industry associations to assist MarkMonitor clients with domain name management and brand enforcement efforts; ensure the Company’s reputation as a thought leader; and advocate for policies that protect Internet users.

Website-www.markmonitor.com

Leslie Nettleford

Associate General Counsel - AARP

Leslie Nettleford has extensive experience in providing legal guidance to senior corporate management, executive leadership and nonprofit boards. Her areas of legal expertise include commercial real estate, intellectual property, contracts and nonprofit law. Leslie's clients appreciate her creativity and fresh approach to problem-solving to arrive at the desired goal. She is known for creating "yes opportunities."
Leslie received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. in English from Washington Adventist University. She is admitted to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies teaching contracts and corporate law

Leslie Nettleford

AARP

Online Brand Protection for Nonprofits 

Allison Leader

Senior Counsel - American Red Cross

Allison Leader is Senior Counsel for the American Red Cross, one of the most well-known public charities providing disaster response, blood services, health and safety training.

Allison oversees IP issues, including enforcement, prosecution, licensing and acquisition, strategy, and risk mitigation. She advises on all types of licensing arrangements including cause marketing and related UBIT issues, fundraising campaigns, sponsorship arrangements, and communications initiatives across platforms. Allison works closely on rights management of image assets including publicity rights. She serves on International Trademark Association’s In-House Practitioners Committee and has been recognized in World Trademark Review’s Top 300 In-House Trademark Law practitioners.

Allison Leader

American Red Cross

Online Brand Protection for Nonprofits 

Brian Wanko

InterAction.Org

Defending Against Disinformation Campaigns

   

Brian Wanko

Manager - InterAction.org

Manager - Democracy, Rights and Governance Initiative

Brian Wanko is Manager of InterAction’s Democracy, Rights, and Governance Initiative. Prior to joining InterAction, Brian twice served with the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Foreign Affairs. From 2011 to 2012, he was Deputy Director and Professional Staff Member of the House Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia, where he organized Congressional oversight delegations to the region and arranged Congressional hearings on topics such as democracy, security, and economic and trade relations.

Website: https://www.interaction.org/

Katya Vogt

IREX

Defending Against Disinformation Campaigns

Katya Vogt

Global Media and Information Literacy Lead

Katya Vogt is the Global Lead for Media and Information Literacy Initiatives at IREX – an international development NGO that empowers youth, cultivates leaders, strengthens institutions, and extends access to quality education and information.

Katya’s background includes developing approaches to fighting disinformation through awareness raising and skill building; teacher training; and initiatives to strengthen media, civil society, and governance. While serving as IREX Ukraine Country Director (2015 – 18) she developed and led initiatives which improved resilience to disinformation and propaganda, built tolerance and trust in conflict-affected areas, and increased active citizen engagement in democratic reforms. Katya holds a Master’s degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Jihad Saleh

Government & Public Affairs Manager at Islamic Relief USA

Jihad Saleh Williams

Islamic Relief USA

Defending Against Disinformation Campaigns

Julia Brothers

Program Director on NDI's Election and Political Processes team

Julia Brothers

National Democratic Institute (NDI)

Defending Against Disinformation Campaigns

Chuck Roslof

Wikimedia Foundation

Online Brand Protection for Nonprofits

Chuck Roslof

Legal Counsel - Wikimedia Foundation

Chuck Roslof is Legal Counsel at the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization that hosts and supports Wikipedia and other free knowledge projects.

Chuck oversees the Wikimedia trademark portfolio, including registration, enforcement, and licensing, and he manages the Wikimedia domain name portfolio. Chuck also provides legal support for the Foundation's fundraising, grantmaking, and partnerships work, as well as to the Wikimedia Foundation's Board of Trustees and to the global Wikimedia affiliate system. In addition, Chuck handles occasional copyright issues related to free licensing and public policy.

Agenda

Schedule At A Glance

08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Registration Opens
Pick up your name badge and join attendees for breakfast refreshments and networking in the Dolley Madison Ballroom, we’ll see you there!
09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Welcome Remarks
Meet your Event Host Chris Baldwin along with the President of Public Interest Registry, Jon Nevett!
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Website vs Social Media
These days, virtually all organizations have websites as well as a social media presence. Did you know both have benefits and drawbacks?!?
10:45 AM - 11:05 AM
Quick Break
Stretch your leg’s, grab a snack…we’ll reconvene in 20 minutes!
11:10 AM - 11:55 AM
Press The Damn Button
How telling your story leveraging video will help you standout from the noise & build a community that will follow you where ever you go!
12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Group Lunch
Guests relocate to the 1st floor for a Private Group Lunch.
01:35 PM - 02:20 PM
Online Brand Protection for Nonprofits
Online reputation protection can shield your brand from many threats.
02:20 PM - 02:40 PM
Quick Break
Stretch your leg’s, grab a snack…we’ll reconvene in 20 minutes!
02:45 PM - 03:30 PM
Defending Against Disinformation Campaigns
Practices for Defending Against Disinformation and Propaganda
03:30 PM - 03:35 PM
Closing Remarks
Thank you for attending the inaugural .Org Community Forum.

Join Attendees Outside Of The Ballroom For Extended Event Networking Till 5:00 pm.

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Limited seating is available – Register below and reserve your seat, today! Onsite event tickets include a group lunch along with morning & afternoon refreshments with snacks.

Forum Sessions
Community Networking
Refreshments & Snacks
Lunch

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Hotel

Accomodation and Travel

The Madison Hotel

Washington National Airport: 20 minutes

Washington Dulles International Airport: 50 minutes

The Madison

1177 15th Street NW Washington, District of Columbia
20005

Tel: +1-202-862-1600

Hotel Group Rate – Are you planning to stay within the Washington, DC area? Take advantage of the Event Group Rate at The Madison Hotel.

$269 per night single/double occupancy

Room rate includes Wifi and access to the Fitness Center.

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Washington, D.C.

.ORG Community Forum! The nation’s capital is home to some of the most extraordinary monuments, art, and architecture in the world. In addition to a mecca of diplomatic residences and embassies Washington, D.C. also provides unlimited freedom to explore a diverse choice of restaurants and remarkable museums of the Smithsonian Institution.

There is no lack of user friendly transportation to bring you to unending attractions! Nearly every corner of the city is available through the extensive and efficient Metro and bus services. Take the DC Circulator to Navy Yard, Georgetown, the National Mall or Union Station. Smithsonian and Metro guides are also intentionally placed around the city to help you find scooters, trains, Segways, wheelchairs, buses, or any form of transportation you can imagine.

Although you will find a numerous amount of man made events and locales to investigate, don’t forget to take in the beautiful natural surroundings as well. The District has many gardens, parks, and other gorgeous public spaces. Then 720-acres of Potomac parks, intersected by the Tidal Basin, is always in season with memorials, bike paths, cherry trees, swimming pools, tennis courts and many picnic and outdoor activity areas.