SOURCE: The Churchill Club

January 14, 2011 15:11 ET

Churchill Club Presents "WikiLeaks: Why it Matters. Why it Doesn't?"

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - January 14, 2011) -

What
The Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, today announced it will host an evening event, "WikiLeaks: Why it Matters. Why it Doesn't?"

The event, sponsored by ThoughtWorks, will be led by a panel of leading thinkers and will explore the implications of WikiLeaks for access to information, security, first amendment rights, innovation and more.

Who
Moderator:
Paul Jay, CEO and senior editor of The Real News Network

Panelists:
Daniel Ellsberg, Former US Military Analyst, known for leaking the Pentagon Papers in 1971

Clay Shirky, Independent Internet Professional; Adjunct Professor, Interactive Telecommunications Program, New York University

Roy Singham, Founder and Chairman, ThoughtWorks

Peter Thiel, Technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist

Jonathan Zittrain, Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University; Co-founder, Berkman Center for Internet & Society

When
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011
Registration: 5:30 p.m.
Buffet Dinner: 6:15 p.m.
Program: 7 p.m.

Where
Santa Clara Marriott Hotel
2700 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Live stream
The Churchill Club has partnered with FORA.tv and The Real News Network to bring you "WikiLeaks: Why it Matters. Why it Doesn't?" LIVE and on-demand to audiences from around the world on Wednesday, January 19 at 7 p.m. PST. Watch the live stream on FORA.tv at http://fora.tv/live/churchill_club/Wikileaks_Why_it_Matters or at TRNN at http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=534.

Registration
To register for this program or for more information, please visit www.churchillclub.org.

About Churchill Club
The Churchill Club is an internationally-respected independent business and technology forum located in Silicon Valley, where CEOs, thought leaders, global business executives, innovators, and senior political leaders meet to discuss and debate, inform and educate, forecast and evaluate. Founded in 1985, the Club is known for its smart, provocative conversations on the most current leadership and innovation topics. Its 7,000 individual and corporate members include senior executives from market-leading companies, investors, and entrepreneurs. Further information about the Churchill Club, a 501(c)(3) organization, can be found at www.churchillclub.org.

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