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Cassandra Lafser, 407.246.2182
Heather Fagan, 407.246.3423
Monday, October 24, 2016
CityLab: Urban Solutions to Global Challengers
Mayor Dyer will join mayors from across the globe for the annual: CityLab: Urban Solutions to Global Challenges convened by The Aspen Institute, The Atlantic and Bloomberg Philanthropies. As part of the annual summit, Mayor Dyer will present on Resilience, Pride and Leading through Tragedy.
**Limited Media Passes Available: To receive credentials or to explore opportunities for interviews please contact The Atlantic’s Sydney Simon (email@example.com, 202-266-7338) and Anna Bross (firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-266-7714). Mayor Dyer’s presentation will also be live streamed at www.theatlantic.com/live/events/citylab-2016/2016.
City Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
New America “War and Tweets: Terrorism in America in the Digital Age” Panel
Mayor Dyer will participate in the launch of a new report as part of the “Building Civic Resilience to Terrorism” project, a partnership between New America and the charitable organization Democracy Fund Voice. Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will join the Hon. Sharon Burke, Director of the Resource Security program at New America, Juliette Kayyem, CNN National Security Analyst, and Dr. Peter Singer, Senior Fellow of the International Security Program at New America to discuss how political rhetoric, news media, and social media shape the public reaction to terrorism. The panel will also look at how to use strategic communications to build community resilience in the aftermath of an attack.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
150 East Central Boulevard, event entrance on Pine Street
Mayor Dyer will join City Commissioners and Mill Creek Residential for a groundbreaking ceremony for Modera, a new 22-story, mixed-use development with 350 residential units and more than 13,000-square-feet of ground-floor commercial space in Downtown Orlando.
Orlando United Recognition
Amway Center, 400 West Church Street
Mayor Dyer will participate in a ceremony prior to the Orlando Magic’s season opener to recognize the compassion and love shown by the community in the aftermath of the Pulse tragedy.
National Consortium for Academics and Sports
Rosen Plaza, 9700 International Drive
Mayor Dyer will represent the City of Orlando as it is inducted into The National Consortium for Academics and Sports Hall of Fame (NCAS) for its response to the Pulse tragedy this summer. NCAS, which is located at UCF, uses sports to bring about positive social change.