Truth Has A Voice© Digital News Conference Presented by Ark Valley Voice

Conference, Friday, April 12th, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Evening Reception, April 11th, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., featuring Cyber Security Expert, Adam Silverman

Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort Conference Pavilion Nathrop, Colorado. Located in the beautiful Arkansas River Valley, surrounded by the 14,000 ft. Collegiate Peaks, featuring natural hot springs, and a nearby thriving music scene.

The Digital News Conference is an inaugural one-day conference, targeted to digital news media journalists, elected and government officials, businesses with digital security goals, and journalism and mass media students.

Conference focus

  • The role of a free press in democracy and the rule of law
  • Impacts of the rise of social media, the weaponzing and manipulation of news and charges of “fake news”
  • Increasing cyber-security threats to infrastructure, personal security and business environments
  • The evolution of digital news and the role of innovation
  • Digital news sustainability models

Presenting Sponsor

Ark Valley Voice is a digital news media platform that launched in early 2018. It’s editors and writers come from traditional news media platforms and, as evidenced in its promise, believe strongly that “truth should have a voice.”

Keynote Speaker

Doctor Adam Silverman holds a doctorate of philosophy in political science and criminology from the University of Florida (2002) and is currently a National Security Consultant.

Previously, He was a Senior Fellow at JSOU, a subject matter expert with the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Security Dialogue and US Army Europe, the Cultural Advisor (TACON) at US Army Europe, the Cultural Advisor (TACON) at CA Branch, the Cultural Advisor (TACON) III Corps, the Cultural Advisor at US Army War College (2010-2014), and the Cultural Advisor for the 2nd Brigade Combat Team/1st Armored Division (2007-2008), deployed with the BCT in Iraq in 2008. Dr. Silverman has also provided support for numerous Army, DOD, and Inter agency elements.


Conference Agenda:

April 11th, 5-7pm: Cocktails And Hors D’oeuvre Reception – Pavilion

CYBER SECURITY; Surviving the 21st Century Digital Environment

An evening reception, open to the public, featuring a keynote address by internationally-know Homeland Security and cyber security expert, Adam Silverman PhD.


8:00-9:00 a.m.          Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.     National news, local impact, 24/7 reporting, ‘fake news’ and ‘enemy of the people’ labels.

10:45 – 12:00 p.m. Sustainability: replacing old news financial models – what comes next? 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.                           Lunch.

Keynote Adam Silverman: “The Cyber Domain and the Weaponizing

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