Exhibition
10 Jan - 13 Jan 2019

Operation Earnest Voice Schedule

DAY ONE

Thur 10 Jan

“Mapping the Territory: Unicorn Stage”

Morning: Orientation and Introductions

10:30   CEO Address
Jonas Lund presents his vision for the office in motivational speech to employees

11:00   Icebreaker workshop
The new recruits get to know each other through a series of icebreakers conceived by Jonas Lund

12:00   Mapping the Territory I: What strategies can be used?
A short introduction by Jonas Lund on computational propaganda

13:00   LUNCHTIME TALK: Edwin Coomasaru
Whilst the workers head to lunch, the office will be open to the public for a 45 min talk by Edwin Coomasaru, Operation Earnest Voice’s Brexit Specialist, titled: 'Gendering Brexit's Gut: Masculinity, Digestive Anxieties, and Visual Culture'

Afternoon: Evaluation and preparation

14:00   Mapping the Territory 2: Employee Strategies
Each member of the team will spend time discussing their expertise and ideas on how to develop the campaign

16:00   Team Building exercise conceived by Jonas Lund

17:00   Press Conference Management & Team Briefing with Natasha Plowright, Head of Communications, The Photographers’ Gallery

18:00   Office Party Begins

19:00   Speeches, followed by special award for employee of the day

20:00   Office Party ends

 

DAY TWO

Fri 11 Jan

Strategy: Deep Dive & Sprint Hack”

10:00   Stand up meeting
The team will review day one and plan Day Two targets

10:30   Operation Earnest Voice Press Conference
Members of the press and public are invited to submit the CEO and Operation Earnest Voice employees to questioning

13:00   LUNCHTIME TALK: ALFIE BOWN
Whilst the workers head to lunch, the office will be open to the public for a 45 min talk by Alfie Bown, titled: “Who will win the Battle of the Bots?”

14:00   Sprint Session 1: Develop Disruption in Teams
The Group will split into smaller teams to work on defined tasks and targets during the afternoon

17:00   Data-Driven Decision Making Time
Teams will evaluate the data and plan next steps

18:00   Wrap Up

 

DAY THREE

Sat 12 Jan

“Disrupt and Deploy”

10:00   Stand Up Team Meeting

11:00 – 12:30 Therapy Dog Visit

13:00   LUNCHTIME TALK
Whilst the workers head to lunch, the office will be open to the public for talks by Peter Geoghegan & Adam Ramsay of openDemocracy UK on computational propaganda, Brexit, data and dark money.

14:30   Sprint Session 2  – Develop Disruption in Teams
The afternoon session will be devoted to further workshopping and experimentation

17:00   Data-Driven Decision Making Time

18:00   Wrap Up

 

DAY FOUR

Sun 13 Jan

“Pivot Circle Back: Towards the Future”

10:00   Stand Up Meeting

11:00   Sprint Session 3 – Develop Disruption in Teams
The focus of this session will be determined by the workers depending on the progress of the campaign

13:00   LUNCH BREAK

15:00   Concluding Event
A two hour round table discussion with OEV employees and members of the public reflecting on their work and media narratives developed. All welcome.

18:00   The office closes