Official program Touchdown USA
Washington, D.C., November 4-9, 2016
Friday, November 4
• Arrival to Washington, D.C.
Saturday, November 5
• Lecture by PR strategist Kate Reuterswärd
• Lecture by journalist and U.S. Correspondent Karin Henriksson.
Based in Washington, Henriksson is U.S. Correspondent for Swedish news paper Svenska Dagbladet and columnist in six regional newspapers.
Sunday, November 6
• Lecture by Alan Rosenblatt, Ph.D:
Dr Rosenblatt is a digital communications and social media strategist, professor & thought leader with over 25 years’ experience at the digital intersection of politics, advocacy, media, and education.
• Exclusive get-together with Ambassador Jimmy Kolker with family:
Ambassador Kolker is Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In this role, he is the Department’s chief health diplomat, representing the United States at World Health Organization meetings and as alternate Board Member of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Amb. Kolker had a 30 year diplomatic career with the U.S. Department of State where he served as the U.S. Ambassador to Uganda (2002-2005) and to Burkina Faso (1999-2002).
Monday, November 11
• Visit to DSPolitical:
The first and best American voter targeted digital ad network. Working exclusively for Democratic campaigns and progressive causes having delivered more than half a billion voter targeted digital ads online and millions more to mobile phones and tablets.
• Tour of the U.S. Capitol:
A journey through America's struggle to establish the world's first truly representative democracy and an introduction to the magnificent building that houses the Congress.
• Tour of the Newseum:
A private tour focused on the five freedoms of the First Amendment: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition by Shelby Coffey III, vice-chairman of Newseum, and the former editor of the Los Angeles Times.
Tuesday, November 8
• Tour of The White House:
• Private tour of the Library of Congress.
• Briefing on the American presidential election by Ambassador of Sweden to the United States:
Exclusive briefing on the American presidential election by Ambassador Björn Lyrvall.
• Exclusive election night party at the House of Sweden:
Wednesday, November 9