CHICAGO — CNN's chief national correspondent John King will take to the stage at the Innovation Summit in Chicago to talk about the lasting impact of the 2016 election on media's declining role as a gatekeeper and what this means for communicators, brands and consumers. 

King joins a stellar lineup of speakers coming together to talk about the future of brand engagement amid a shifting digital, cultural and political environment. The one-day event's action-packed agenda also includes sessions on:

* Changing the Conversation — Resilience & Corporate Reputation
* PR's Role When Emotion Matters More Than Facts
* Navigating Corporate Values + Social Purpose During the Trump Era
* Taking a Stand: Brands, Social Issues + Consumer Reactions
* What's Next for Predictive Analytics After 2016's Data Fails?

Speakers also include MillersCoors CCO Pete Marino; Beam Suntory's Clarkson Hine; United Airlines' Jim Olson; Politico's Rebecca Haller and many others.

The Innovation Summit is takes place on February 16 at the W Hotel in downtown Chicago. Following the Summit, we'll celebrate the 4th Innovation SABRE Awards and unveil the winners in each category.

The list of In2 SABRE Award finalists spans the world's biggest brands, emerging startups, household names and deep enterprise companies. The agencies involved include firms from a diverse cross-section of markets, sizes and specialities. See all of the brands, campaigns and agencies that made the shortlist here.

Tickets for both events are available here.