For immediate release | Friday, October 27, 2017

Sen. Ron Johnson to Deliver Keynote Address at CEP Newseum Event

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November 13 panel discussion to feature Dr. Hany Farid, Peter Bergen, and Fran Townsend

(New York, NY) – Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson, Chairman of the Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, will deliver the keynote address at the Counter Extremism Project’s (CEP) November 13 public policy event at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Senator Johnson will join a distinguished group of expert panelists who will address the challenges of extremism and terrorism in an online world.

Rights and Responsibilities of Social Media Platforms in an Age of Global Extremism will feature: CEP's Senior Advisor Dr. Hany Farid, Dartmouth College professor and the world’s leading authority on digital forensics; national security expert and Vice President of New America Peter Bergen; and Fran Townsend, former Homeland Security Advisor to President George W. Bush. Reception to follow.

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Rights and Responsibilities of Social Media Platforms in an Age of Global Extremism

Monday, November 13

3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Newseum

555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001