Fandango

Rethinking the possibilities of data and technology in the fight against disinformation

Join us for this online event hosted by Fandango on March 26th at 09.00 PM (CET).

March 11, 2021

Join us for this online event on March 26th at 09.00 PM (CET).

A group of high-level panelists from different sectors will share with us their insights on:

  • The role of the EU’s ICT policies in protecting European values, markets and citizens against disinformation
  • The use of Big Data and quality data for fake news and disinformation detection
  • Innovation and the role of EU’s ICT ecosystem against disinformation

Provisional Agenda

  • 09:00. Opening remarks

  • 09:15 - 10:15. The role of the EU’s ICT policies in protecting European values, markets and citizens against disinformation

    • Paolo Casarini. Former Senior European Commission official officer. Disinformation: towards a EU regulatory framework.

    • Alberto Rabbachin. Scientific Programme Officer. DG CONNECT. European commission.

    • Paula Gori. Secretary-General and Project Manager Leader of the European Digital Media Observatory.

  • 10:30 - 11:30. Big Data and quality data for fake news and disinformation detection

    • Massimo Magaldi. Senior Researcher, Digital Media and Energy Lab. Engineering Ingegneria Informatica. Fandango consortium member and Technical Director.

    • Yiannis Kompatsiaris. Senior Researcher. Information Technologies Institute, CERTH. AI4MEDIA coordinator.

    • Viktoras Dauksas. Head of Debunk EU initiative.

  • 11:45 - 12:45. EU’s ICT ecosystem against disinformation: the challenges ahead

    • Alexandra Garatzogianni. Head of Knowledge and technology transfer. Coordinator of EU Projects (MediaFutures EU and TrustsData among them) at Leibniz University of Hannover.

    • Jeferson Zanim. Head of Client Services at Siren.io. Fandango consortium member.

    • Ernesto La Mattina. Research Area Manager at. ‎Engineering. Activity leader at REVEAL - disinformation over Internet.

    • Mike Matton. Head of international R&D collaborations at VRT Innovation. Fandango and Media Motor Partner.

  • 13:45. Closing remarks

Registration is free and can be done via this form: