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Apr 16, 2019 12:00 pm
Apr 16, 2019 1:15 pm
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Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch
SFU Public Square
Alice MacKay Room - Lower Level | 350 West Georgia St., Vancouver

Confronting the Disinformation Age: Face to Face(book)

The New Yorker calls him “a pink-haired, nose-ringed oracle sent from the future". Best known for his role in setting up – and then taking down – the cyberwarfare firm Cambridge Analytica, Chris has been listed in TIME100 Most Influential People in the World, Forbes’ 30 Under 30, Politico’s 50 Most Influential People in Politics and Business Insider’s 100 Coolest People in Tech.

Named as “the millennials’ first great whistleblower,” his revelations exposing the rampant misuse of data rocked Silicon Valley and forced numerous Fortune 500 companies to overhaul cybersecurity and user privacy practices. Congress held its first ever hearings on the impact of social media on democracy and Facebook experienced the largest single-day share value drop in American corporate history – twice.

See Christopher Wylie in conversation on cybersecurity, misinformation, and threats to our democracy. Then, ask your questions using Slido.

Registration is open only to students
This event is open exclusively to high school and post-secondary students. Student ID is required for admission.

If you are not a student and are interested in seeing Christopher Wylie speak, tickets are still available for An Evening with David Frum, Sue Gardner, and Christopher Wylie.

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