EDMO Scientific Conference

Hosted by the University of Amsterdam, this conference aims to foster a comprehensive dialogue on the challenges, impacts, and strategies for addressing disinformation across various fields.

EDMO Scientific Conference

The conference will showcase two distinguished keynote speakers, Professor Annika Sehl and Professor Sander van der Linden, both renowned experts in the field of disinformation. Professor Sehl holds the Chair of Journalism at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and is a Research Associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford. Professor van der Linden is the Professor of Social Psychology in Society at the University of Cambridge and the Director of the Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab, having previously held positions at Princeton and Yale University.

Additionally, the conference will feature 10 thematic sessions with over 45 presentations, providing a comprehensive exploration of disinformation issues. Two match-making sessions are also scheduled, facilitating connections and collaborations within the conference participants.

All tickets for in-person participation have been claimed. You can watch a live stream of the conference sessions, you can register here.

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