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Nov
16
8:00 AM08:00

Beats, Bytes, & Ballots: Talk Event for a New Political Era

Beats, Ballots & Bytes: This event is a special panel discussion exploring how to engage and navigate the new mindsets, values, and entrants within the public sector today. From bold ways in which Millennials are expressing social concerns and shaping the cultural narrative, to those from diverse demographics taking surprising socio-political stances, to tech giants combining forces to try and reform party messaging, American politics is now being shaped by "new," influential voices. How will such disruption impact traditional political messaging and outreach even further?

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Oct
20
8:00 AM08:00

Millennium Alliance | Digital Marketing Transformation Assembly

Taking place on October 19-20, 2017 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, UT, this program has been designed to offer you insight into the latest digital marketing trends including artificial intelligence, omnichannel strategy, cognitive marketing, personalization, MarTech, the data revolution and more.

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Nov
9
10:30 AM10:30

INBOUND Marketing Summit | What Barack Obama's Trolls Taught Me About Civility

Frustrated by the state of our online political discourse after the 2016 election? Are you afraid to show yourself on Facebook after one too many arguments with friends and relatives? Try multiplying that by millions of people. 

For three years, Caleb Gardner ran Barack Obama's digital program through his political advocacy group, Organizing for Action, engaging with millions of lovers (and haters) of the president on some of the biggest social platforms in existence. In this compelling Bold Talk, Caleb will talk about his experience running some of the largest political platforms in the world, lay out a path forward for getting back to civility online, and challenge the audience to believe in their own capacities for change. Caleb Gardner works at the intersection of digital transformation and social impact. For more than three years, as digital director at Organizing for Action (BarackObama.com) Caleb was the lead strategist and editorial voice for one of the largest digital programs in existence, with a millions-strong email list and massive social media following. Now Caleb is consulting on how to build out digital marketing and social media expertise for C-Suite clients at Bain & Company. Attendees interested in engagement at scale, social impact -- or what it's like to have President Obama call you "a better Barack Obama than I am" -- will be inspired by Caleb's talk.

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Oct
14
2:30 PM14:30

Medill Fridays | Elections and the Media: How to Break Out of our Bubbles and Scale Civility

Caleb Gardner is an insatiably curious digital thought leader with unique professional experience, from startups to nonprofits, from Fortune 100 clients to heads of state. He has more than a decade of experience in digital leadership and social impact, building content strategies and developing operational frameworks for a variety of organizations in the public and private sectors, turning online communities into social movements, and building trust at scale.

For more than three years, Caleb was the lead strategist and editorial voice for Barack Obama through his political advocacy group, Organizing for Action (BarackObama.com). Caleb brought his unique leadership to one of the largest digital programs in existence, with a millions-strong email list and massive social media following -- including the fourth largest Twitter account in the world.

Now as a digital and social media expert at Bain & Company, Caleb consults with CEOs and CMOs to create digital roadmaps for their marketing and communications teams, and helps fulfill the promise of digital engagement within organizations. And as co-founder of 18 Coffees, Caleb is helping to grow a digital professional community that tackles world-changing problems in the public and private sectors.

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