(will be updated as speakers are added)
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Rufus Gifford, USA
Rufus has been the US Ambassador to Denmark (2013-2017), a candidate for Congress, and the Finance Director of Obama For America, 2012..
John Del Cecato, USA
John has worked at the highest levels of Democratic politics for two decades with clients such as President Barack Obama, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, Andrew Cuomo, and Rahm Emanuel.
Emilia Van Gilse, Denmark
Emilia is the Communications Director for the Danish Foodworkers Union.
Celinda Lake, USA
Celinda is the founder of Lake Research Partners, a polling firm, whose clients have included Joe Biden, Bill Clinton, and the Democratic National Committee.
Kristina Wilfore, USA
Kristina is a leading campaign strategist in the US, Turkey, Ukraine, and elsewhere, working to advance democratic institutions and progressive policies.
Alan Rosenblatt, USA
Alan is Director of Digital Research at Lake Research Partners and a professor of digital politics.
Stefano Origlia, Italy
Stefano co-founded Momentum in Milan, a strategic communications firm for campaigning and advocacy.
Quintin Oliver, UK
Quintin leads Strategem International, a campaigning firm specializing in referenda. He has worked just about everywhere.
Melissa Cressey, Sweden/USA
Melissa is the Vice President of Global Strategies at DSPolitical and member of the board of IAPC.
Eva Guidarini, USA
Eva is member of Facebook’s Politics and Government team.
Eric Sundström, Sweden
Eric is the Director of Communications for the Swedish union LO. He has been a speechwriter for PM Steffan Loeven & an advisor to the Foreign Ministry.
Ankica Lamešić, Croatia
Ankica is a political consultant and advisor to the former president of Croatia for her firm faket.
Gloria Totten, USA
Gloria is the founder and president of the Public Leadership Institute, she was previously at Progressive Majority PAC.
Kevin McTigue, USA
Kevin is a consultant with Rising Tide Interactive and political strategist with the Democratic Governors Association.
Max Kamin-Cross, USA/Canada
Max is COO of FactSquared, an AI powered data company providing real time analytics in politics and finance.
Vitali Shkliarov, Belarus/USA
Vitali is a campaign strategist who has worked on campaigns across the former Soviet Union and for Obama and Sanders.
Laurie Watkins, USA
Laurie is a veteran of both Barack Obama’s campaigns in the state of Florida and the author of Go from Stressed to Strong, a award-winning book.
John Neffinger, USA
John has been the DNC’s Communications Director, and prepared Hillary to debate Trump.
Vuk Vukovic, Croatia/UK
Vuk is the CEO of Oraclum Intelligence Systems Ltd, using social networks & machine learning to predict elections.
Pia Nargundkar, USA
Pia is a Senior Associate at ALG Research, working many Democratic campaigns, including Hillary for America.
Walter Ludwig, USA
Walter is the managing partner of Indigo Strategies, and has worked on campaigns in the US and EU.
Valerio Riavez, Italy
Valerio is a political campaign manager at Liegey Müller Pons.
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