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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B Workshop Agenda." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Understanding Narratives for National Security: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25119.
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Appendix B

Workshop Agenda

UNDERSTANDING NARRATIVES FOR NATIONAL SECURITY
PURPOSES: A WORKSHOP
January 24, 2018

Keck Center
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC
Room 101

8:30 a.m. Workshop Registration Opens
9:00 a.m. Workshops Commence
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Overview of Events
Sujeeta Bhatt, Study Director
Audience information
Paul Sackett, University of Minnesota, SBS Decadal Survey Chair
Welcome
William “Bruno” Millonig, Acting Director of National
Intelligence for Science and Technology, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Sponsor perspective and context for study and workshops
9:30 a.m. Opening Remarks
Carmen Medina, MedinAnalytics, LLC, Workshop Committee Chair
Suggested Citation:"Appendix B Workshop Agenda." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Understanding Narratives for National Security: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25119.
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Research Panel Presentations and Discussion
9:35 a.m. Panel 1: Introduction to Narrative Research in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
Moderators: Jeffrey Johnson, University of Florida, and Betty Sue Flowers, University of Texas, Austin
Speakers will present on the state-of-the-art in narrative studies and examine cutting-edge questions relevant to national security and intelligence analysis.
Roberto Franzosi, Emory University
Mark Turner, Case Western Reserve University
James Pennebaker, University of Texas, Austin
Michael Bamberg, Clark University
10:30 a.m. Discussion and Q&A
10:45 a.m. BREAK
10:55 a.m. Panel 2: Why study narrative? What is the comparative advantage of the study of narrative for national security? How might we study/track narratives comprehensively in real time?
Moderators: Carmen Medina, MedinAnalytics, LLC, and David Matsumoto, San Francisco State University
Michael Dahlstrom, Iowa State University
Pauline Cheong, Arizona State University
Mark Turner, Case Western Reserve University
11:50 a.m. Discussion and Q&A
12:05 p.m. LUNCH
1:05 p.m. Panel 3: How might artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies affect narratives and their formation?
What is the impact of social media on the development and dissemination of narratives?
Moderators: Sara Cobb, George Mason University, and Doug Randall, Protagonist
Suggested Citation:"Appendix B Workshop Agenda." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Understanding Narratives for National Security: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25119.
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Michael Young, University of Utah
Catherine Tejeda, Parenthetic
2:00 p.m. Discussion and Q&A
2:15 p.m. BREAK
2:25 p.m. Panel 4: What is the relation of narrative to power? How does narrative work as a tool for mobilization and intervention? How do different societies’ narratives vary and sometimes clash?
Moderators: Jeffrey Johnson, University of Florida, and Sara Cobb, George Mason University
James Phelan, Ohio State University
Debra Louison Lavoy, Narrative Builders
Michael Bamberg, Clark University
3:20 p.m. Summative Comments
Karen Monaghan, Central Intelligence Agency (retired)
Josh Kerbel, National Intelligence University
3:50 p.m. Discussion and Q&A
4:50 p.m. Closing Remarks
Carmen Medina, MedinAnalytics, LLC, Workshop Committee Chair
5:00 p.m. ADJOURN
Suggested Citation:"Appendix B Workshop Agenda." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Understanding Narratives for National Security: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25119.
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Beginning in October 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine organized a set of workshops designed to gather information for the Decadal Survey of Social and Behavioral Sciences for Applications to National Security. The sixth workshop focused on understanding narratives for national security purposes, and this publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from this workshop.

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