.ORG Community Forum

Thursday, OCT 10th
The Madison - Washington, DC

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.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

Leveraging Video on Social Media

Reputation Protection for Online Brands

Defending Against Disinformation Campaigns


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


Roberto Blake

Create Awesome Media, LLC

Leveraging Video on Social Media


Roberto Blake

Create Awesome Media, LLC

Creative Entrepreneur, Speaker, Coach, YouTube Certified

Creativity, Consistency and Context are the core values in my business & marketing philosophy.

I Help Brands and Influencers understand the value of CONTENT STRATEGY and how to deliver a message to their audience regardless of medium.

Through my understanding of video marketing and content strategy, I grew my main YouTube Channel to over 400K Subscribers and have produced over 1200 educational videos on the YouTube platform focusing on Creative Services, Personal Branding, and Online Business.

By leveraging the power of YouTube and other social media platforms I became a public speaker, built a successful coaching business, and several online ventures based on ORGANIC TRAFFIC.

Website: http://robertoblake.com/

Statton Hammock


Reputation Protection for Online Brands


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.


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/

Brian Wanko

Manager – InterAction.org

Defending Against Disinformation Campaigns



Schedule At A Glance

8:30 AM – 9:30 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!
9:30 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 – 11:00 AM
Quick Break
Stretch your leg’s, grab a snack…we’ll reconvene in 15 minutes!
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Leveraging Video on Social Media
Video’s get the best reach on every social media network. But do you know how to leverage video content?
11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
Group Lunch
Guests relocate to the 1st floor for a Private Group Lunch.
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Reputation Protection for Online Brands
Online reputation protection can shield your brand from many threats.
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Quick Break
Stretch your leg’s, grab a snack…we’ll reconvene in 30 minutes!
3:00 PM –4:00 PM
Defending Against Disinformation Campaigns
Practices for Defending Against Disinformation and Propaganda
4:00 PM – 4:15 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.


Join the .ORG Community Forum 2019

Forum Access

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

Watch Live on Zoom!

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Forum Sessions
Fireside Discussion
Special Guest Interviews


Accomodation and Travel

The Madison is a 20 minute Uber ride from the Washington National Airport & a 50 minute Uber ride from the Washington Dulles International Airport.

The Madison 
1177 15th Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia
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, DC

It’s your home away from home with free museums and America’s front yard.

Washington, D.C. is the historical setting for the first ever .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.

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