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The EDMO BELUX presentations and discussions will be preceded by a keynote presentation by Divina Frau-Meigs (UNESCO chair Savoir-devenir and President of the Savoir-Devenir association).
EDMO BELUX is a cross-community, multilingual collaboration between Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles (USL-B), Mediawijs, Média Animation, EU DisinfoLab, Agence France-Presse, RTBF, RTL Luxembourg and Athens Technology Center.
Date & time: 28/10/2022 (Local P02, bâtiment préfecture) – from 9:30AM to 6:00PM
Address: Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles
119 Rue du marais (parking entrance)
Deadline: Registrations are open until October, 20th
Registration link here .
9:30 – 10:00 Welcome & Coffee
10:00 – 10:30 Introduction
EDMO BELUX and its research component.
Marie Dufrasne & Geoffroy Patriarche (USL-B)
10:30 – 12:00 Keynote presentation
The new frontiers of media and information education: algo-literacy through the Crossover project
Divina Frau-Meigs (UNESCO chair Savoir-devenir and President of the Savoir-Devenir association)
12:00 – 13:00 LUNCH
13:00 – 15:30 EDMO BELUX presentations and discussions
15:30 – 16:00 BREAK
16:00 – 17:00EDMO BELUX participatory workshop session
How does the financial viability of the media market impact the spread of disinformation
Marlen Komorowski & Ike Picone (VUB)
17:00 – 18:00Conclusion – Networking – Drink
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