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Protecting Children in Education Summit
Partnering organizations include: Alliance Defending Freedom, California Family Council, Family Policy Alliance, Family Research Council, Family Watch International, and Massachusetts Family Institute
Riots in the Streets: Lessons from the 1960s for 2020
In 2020, American cities are being torn apart by riots and protests, much as they were in the 1960s. Race relations are a common issue in both eras, but in other respects, 2020 could not be more different.In the 1960s, Martin Luther King, Jr. called for racial integration and civil rights in a colorblind world. Today’s large-scale protests and rallies for racial equality attract racially diverse crowds. These record long demonstrations are a mix of peaceful and violent protestors. Alarmingly, the demands by violent protestors are finding fertile ground among local leaders, universities, media outlets, and corporations. Our featured speakers will analyze how today's protests compare to the 1960s and highlight what's changed and stayed the same. Join us to discover notable lessons on how to respond to the violent protests of today.
Transatlantic Cooperation in the COVID-19 Era and Beyond
The Transatlantic alliance finds itself facing significant challenges. Russia is increasingly assertive and aggressive, and utilizes every means at its disposal to advance its strategic aims. Meanwhile, China aims to advance its power and influence across the globe through promoting its flagship policies and policing China discourse while suppressing human rights at home, including in Hong Kong. Coupled with these challenges is the ongoing economic, societal, political, and security upheaval resulting from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. What impact will Covid-19 have on the future of Europe, and European economic productivity?Transatlantic unity remains vital. The Netherlands is a crucial partner in protecting and advancing the principles that undergird the Atlantic alliance. Join us as Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs of The Kingdom of the Netherlands, addresses the future of US-European cooperation at this critical juncture.
The Enemy Within: The Security Risks of U.S. Law Enforcement’s Use of Chinese Drones
Six of ten aerial drones used by American state and local law enforcement agencies are Chinese-made. Recent independent investigations reveal that Chinese drones and their supporting applications secretly collect sensitive user data and can imbed code that allows them to identify specific targets of interest, access that target’s networks and ultimately compromise the user’s phone. Chinese corporations like DJI, the world’s leading small drone manufacturer, use technology to harvest vast amounts of information that is fed, by Chinese law, to the Chinese government.Join industry, law enforcement and technology experts for a hard-hitting discussion on Chinese drones and the risks they pose to the communities where they are employed.