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.


June 2023


MAD’23 at ACM ICMR 2023

2nd ACM International Workshop on Multimedia AI against Disinformation (MAD’23) organized with the ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ACM ICMR 2023).


Social Media Disinformation and Narratives

Tom Willaert and Armin Pournaki will give a talk about the methodological challenges and approaches for Social Media Disinformation and Narratives.


Digital Services Act Stakeholder event

This event will offer stakeholders, in particular civil society, the opportunity to provide input to the Commission ahead of the enforcement of the Digital Services Act (DSA). It also offers an occasion to network with other stakeholders, including platform representatives, as well as national and EU policy makers.


Global Fact 10

A small group of journalists from around the world gathered in London in 2014 with a shared passion for a different form of journalism that was sweeping the industry: fact-checking. In June, this growing group will come together for its 10th annual summit as a global network of fact-checking operations from 65 countries.


The disinformation landscape across Europe

EU DisinfoLab hosts a webinar presenting the European disinformation landscape based on the various country disinformation factsheets they have gathered thanks to their community of counter-disinformation experts.


Conference on the future of AI – and what this means for (countering) disinformation

This is an initial announcement to inform about the date (29 June 2023), time (all day) and location (Brussels). So please mark your calendars and plan accordingly should you be interested.

July 2023

August 2023


Infodemics Pandemics Summer School

The Infodemics Pandemics Summer School (IPSS) is an 8-day interdisciplinary school focused on the feedback loop between pandemics and information dissemination.

September 2023


1st International Workshop on Disinformation and Toxic Content Analysis (DiTox 2023)

In conjunction with the 4th biennial conference on Language, Data and Knowledge (LDK 2023) to be held in Vienna, Austria in September 2023

October 2023


EU Disinfo Lab 2023 conference

Save the Date! EU DisinfoLab's 2023 Annual Conference is Coming to Krakow, Poland!

About us

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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