EU Disinfo Lab 2022 Annual Conference

During the two days, the conference will bring together renowned experts from diverse backgrounds, digging into pressing issues in the disinformation space, from developments in the field of open-source investigations, and in the policy domain (the Digital Services Act), through the framework of accountability.

EU Disinfo Lab 2022 Annual Conference

We will have the pleasure to talk about algorithms and accountability on Wednesday, October 26 with Algorithm Watch and Tracking.Exposed.

By attending this physical event, you will be joining leading experts and stakeholders from across the disinformation world for a mix of panel sessions, interviews, and masterclasses, including: 

Raed Arafat, Secretary of State – Head of Department of Emergency Situations, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Romania;

Kalina Bontcheva, Senior Researcher, University of Sheffield;

Susan Daly, Managing Editor, The Journal;

Neil Datta, Executive Director, European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual & Reproductive Rights; 

 – Christophe Deloire, General Secretary and Executive Director, Reporters Without Borders, and President, Information Democracy Forum;

Lucina Di Meco, Co-Founder, #ShePersisted!

Camille François, Advisory Chair, Graphika;

Sam Gregory, Program Director, Witness;

Lutz Güllner, Head of Strategic Communications, European External Action Service (EEAS);

Vera Jourova, Vice-President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency;

Prof. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Director, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism;

Lubos Kuklis, Chair, European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA);

Clare Melford, Co-Founder & CEO, The Global Disinformation Index (GDI);

Shayan Sardarizadeh, Journalist, BBC Monitoring and BBC World Services;

Elise Thomas, OSINT Analyst, Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD);

Emma Winberg, Co-Founder, Mayday Rescue;  

Clement Wolf, Global Public Policy Senior Manager – Information Integrity, Google.

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We empower the fight against disinformation. Check First is a software and methodologies company founded by a developer and two journalists. We focus on creating the best tools and practices for the peculiar job of countering and monitoring fakes and influence campaigns, and gain time in the process by fostering collaboration. Our best asset is the complementarity of our founding team, making us approach problems in a comprehensive and innovative way.

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