Schedule

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Global Whistleblowers

Advocates from Around the World

Starting 7:30 AM EDT

12:30 PM United Kingdom, 1:30 PM Berlin, 7:30 PM Shanghai, 9:30 PM Sydney

7:30 AM Introduction: Siri Nelson
Panel: Australian Whistleblower Law

Dr. Rebecca Ananian-Welsh, Keiran Pender, and AJ Brown

8:05 AM Speech: Giancarlo Spagnolo

Intermission

8:30 AM Panel: International Whistleblower Advocates

Mark Worth, Gilbert Sendugwa, Pamela Forward, Darko Ivanovic

9:15 AM Panel: UK Whistleblowing

Georgina Halford-Hall, Mary Robinson MP, Anthony Stansfeld, Lindsey Rogerson, Alexandra Sidossis

10:00 AM Live Chat with Siri Nelson and Mark Worth
10:30 AM Panel: EU Whistleblower Directive

Mark Worth, Wendy Addison, Zuzana Grochalova
Dr. Caroline Raat

Intermission

11:30 AM Interview: Apple Whistleblower Thomas Le Bonniec
12:00 AM Whistleblower: Brad Birkenfeld
12:10 PM Live Q&A Chat with Siri Nelson
12:30 PM Exclusive: Jane Turner Interviews Sen. Grassley

Whistleblowing Works!

Government Leaders Celebrate Whistleblowers

Starting 10 AM EDT

Introduction

10:00 AM Introduction: New NWC Executive Director, Siri Nelson (with Stephen Kohn)
10:15 AM Panel: View from Whistleblower Advocates

Jeb White, Tom Devine, Marcel Reid, Danielle Brian, Siri Nelson

Government Leaders Support Whistleblowers!

11:00 AM Speech: Michael Horowitz
Speech: Henry Kerner
Speech: Rob Storch
Speech: Marty Walsh
Speech: Gary Gensler

Intermission

11:30 AM Interview: History of National Whistleblower Day
Sherron Watkins and Stephen Kohn
12 Noon Congress: Sen. Charles Grassley
Congress: Sen. Ron Wyden

Whistleblowing Works

12:15 PM Speech: Giancarlo Spagnolo
Speech: Baroness Kramer

Intermission

Members of the House and Senate Support Whistleblowers!

12:30 PM Congress: Rep. John Garamendi
Congress: Rep. Kathleen Rice
Congress: Sen. Joni Ernst
Congress: Sen. Kyrsten Sinema 
Congress: Sen. Tammy Duckworth
Congress: Rep. Jackie Speier

Live Chat

1:00 PM Live Chat with Siri Nelson and Jason Foster

Meet the Whistleblowers!

1:30 PM Siri Nelson and Jane Turner
Whistleblower: Sara Thompson
Whistleblower: Kimberly Young-McLear
Whistleblower: Allison Gill

Whistleblowers and Climate

2:00 PM Speech: Mark Toney
Speech: Chip Barber

Intermission

2:30 PM Exclusive: Jane Turner Interviews Sen. Grassley
3:00 PM Closing for the Day

National Whistleblower Day continues on the next day, July 30!

National Whistleblower Day

Recognizing Whistleblowers and Understanding Whistleblower Protections

Starting 10 AM EDT

10:00 AM Introduction: Siri Nelson
Whistleblower Recognitions

Jane Turner and Siri Nelson

Panel: NASAA: Whistleblowing at the State Level

Faith Anderson, Lynne Egan, Jason Sterzer

Panel: Federal Employee Whistleblowers

Michael Kohn and Siri Nelson

Panel: Life After Whistleblowing

Jacqueline Garrick, Ted Blickwedel, Christian Greene, Martina Buck, Aaron Westrick

Panel: How Whistleblowers Changed the FBI

Frederic Whitehurst, Robert Kobus, Jane Turner

Intermission

12:30 PM Panel: Money Laundering

Dean Zerbe and Eric Hylton

Panel: Non-Disclosure Agreements

Michael Kohn and Siri Nelson

WNN Exclusives

1:00 PM Whistleblower: Kimberly Young-McLear
Whistleblower: Allison Gill
Whistleblower: Brad Birkenfeld
Whistleblower: Rebekah Jones
Whistleblower: Sara Thompson
Interview: Apple Whistleblower Thomas Le Bonniec
2:00 PM Panel: Social Media Whistleblowing

Gretchen Peters, Katie Paul, Ifeoma Ozoma

2:30 PM Speech: Neil Henrichsen
Speech: Mark Zaid
Speech: Michael Atkinson

Intermission

2:45 PM Panel: Legislative Priorities from Whistleblower Advocates

Andrew Lautz, Irvin McCullough, Jacqueline Garrick
Siri Nelson, Tom Devine, Melissa Wasser, Stephen Kohn

3:30 PM Panel: Tax Whistleblowers

Eric Hylton, Steve Miller, Stephen Kohn

4:00 PM Panel: Wildlife Whistleblower Law

Danielle Kessler, Andrea Crosta, Dr. Tanya Wyatt, Dan Ashe

Event Closing

4:45 PM Thank you!
5:00 PM Interview: History of National Whistleblower Day
Sherron Watkins and Stephen Kohn

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