Events

We regularly participate in events and webinar to shed the light on our work and projects, together with partners, NGO, policy makers, journalists and other stakeholders tackling disinformation. Here are every details about our agenda, but also upcoming and past disinformation related events from our partners.

Events

April 2024

25

Panel discussion- Regulatory Models for Algorithmic Assessment: Robust Delegation or Kicking The Can?

Margot Kaminski, Michael Veale and Jennifer Cobbe will compare and contrast different AI regulatory regimes.

29

Bridging the gap: Safeguarding online freedom across the Atlantic

The Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), along with the German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH), the Consulate General of Germany, the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI), and the UNESCO Chair in Freedom of Communication and Information, are collaborating to organize a public panel discussion in New York. The event, conducted in English, will also be live-streamed.

May 2024

02

Platforms and the Right to Information

This workshop is cohosted by the Berkman Klein Center’s Institute for Rebooting Social Media and the Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society (SRI) at the University of Toronto.

07

Europe Day-CrossOver Finland presentation

Guillaume Kuster, CEO of CheckFirst, will share the key findings of our CrossOver Finland project, along with Pipsa Havula from Faktabaari.

13

EDMO Annual conference

The 2024 European Digital Media Observatory annual conference is going to take place on 13-14 May in Brussels.

15

Critical AI Seminar Series: Computing taste

The online talk by Nick Seaver (Tufts University) is scheduled for 15th May 2024, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

16

LMF 2024 conference

The Lviv Media Forum 2024 conference will take place in Lviv on 16-18 May 2024, without the possibility of online participation.

17

TSPA EMEA Summit

This one-day conference will take place on 17 May 2024 in Dublin.

22

2024 IPI World Congress and Media Innovation Festival

The 2024 IPI World Congress and Media Innovation Festival will gather leading journalists, editors, and publishers from around the world in Sarajevo from May 22 to 24, 2024.

22

Promoting MIL and Youth Citizen Journalism through Mobile Stories – webinar

The Media & Learning Association is hosting a webinar as part of the ProMS project: Promoting Media Literacy and Youth Citizen Journalism through Mobile Stories. More information.

June 2024

03

ACM FAccT 2024

ACM FAccT 2024 will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from Monday, June 3rd through Thursday, June 6th, 2024.

12

TICTeC 2024

TICTeC, the Impacts of Civic Technology conference, returns for its 7th edition on 12-13 June 2024, in London and online.

17

EuroDIG 2024 – European Dialogue on Internet Governance

EuroDIG 2024 will be held June 17-19 in Vilnius, Lithuania.

21

Take Back Tech II

Take Back Tech is a gathering for organizers, advocates, academics, and workers who are looking for a space to deepen the connections and strategies we’ll need to combat technology’s worst harms.  Registration will be opened in April 2024. More info here.

26

GlobalFact 11

The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) and local partner Zašto announced the official date for GlobalFact 11.

July 2024

01

Summer course 2024 on “European Platform Regulation”

The course will be running from July 1st to July 5th, 2024. It will take place at the Institute for Information Law, situated at the University of Amsterdam’s Roeterseiland Campus, located in the heart of Amsterdam.

16

2024 International Conference on Social Media & Society

#SMSociety is a biennial gathering of leading social media researchers from around the world. #SMSociety provides participants with opportunities to exchange ideas, present original research, learn about recent and ongoing studies, and network with peers. It will take place in London.

22

TrustCon 2024

The 3rd TrustCon conference will take place in San Francisco from 22-24 July 2024.

September 2024

19

DataFest Tbilisi 2024

The next edition of this festival will take place from the 19th to the 21st of September 2024 in Tbilisi, Georgia.

25

JRC DISINFO workshop

It has been announced that this year it will be held in Ispra, Italy, on 25 and 26 September.

October 2024

09

EU DisinfoLab 2024 conference

Save the Date! EU DisinfoLab's 2024 Annual Conference is will be held in Riga, Latvia!

21

Eradicate Hate Global Summit 2024

It held its first conference in the Fall of 2021 during the COVID pandemic, and almost 100 speakers from around the globe attended. In 2024, the event will take place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), from October 21 to October 23, 2024.

About us

Check First is a leading Finnish software and methodologies company, spearheading adversarial research techniques. We believe that everyone should be able to understand how and why content is presented to them. We advocate for online clarity and accountability, building solutions to attain this goal. Partnering with leading institutions, regulators, NGOs and educators, we aim at curbing the spread of disinformation and foreign influence manipulations.

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