EDMO Week will take place every afternoon between 7-11 June focusing on key topics ranging from the need for a multistakeholder approach in tackling online disinformation to fact-checking in the context of a global pandemic, and from the role of research and policy to media literacy and other local initiatives.

Mon 7 June Setting the Scene

14:30 – 15:00 Welcome and Presentation of EDMO

  • Miguel Poiares Maduro, EDMO and European University Institute
  • Paula Gori, EDMO and European University Institute

15:00 – 16:30 Tackling online disinformation – Multistakeholder and multidisciplinary collaboration

Chair: Madeleine de Cock Buning, EDMO and European University Institute

  • Claes de Vreese, EDMO and University of Amsterdam
  • Siada El Ramly, Dot.Europe
  • Paul Verschure, EDMO and Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology
  • Maja Cappello, EDMO and European Audiovisual Observatory
  • Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford
  • Margaret Mitchell, Researcher
  • Tobias Schmid, European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services
Tue 8 June Fact-checking during a global pandemic: challenges, opportunities, lessons learnt

14:30 – 16:30 Keynote speech

Chair: Nikos Sarris, Athens Technology Center

  • Craig Silverman, ProPublica
  • Baybars Orsek, International Fact-checking Network

Chair: Tommaso Canetta, Pagella Politica

  • Massimo Sandal, Facta.news
  • Pippa Allen-Kinross, Full Fact
  • Jochen Spangenberg, EDMO and Deutsche Welle
  • Derek Bowler, European Broadcasting Union
Wen 9 June Understanding online disinformation: the key role of research

14:30 – 16:10

Chair: Rebekah Tromble, EDMO and George Washington University

  • Lisa Ginsborg, EDMO and European University Institute
  • Anja Bechmann, EDMO and Aarhus University
  • Richard Allan, EDMO
  • Mathias Vermeulen, AWO
  • Andrew Gruen, Facebook
  • Kalina Bontcheva, EDMO and University of Sheffield
  • Luca Antilli, Ofcom

16:10 – 16:30

Keynote speech

Chair: Madeleine de Cock Buning, EDMO and European University Institute

  • Vera Jourova, European Commission
Thu 10 June Towards a new Code of Practice on Disinformation

14:30 – 16:30

Chair: Miguel Poiares Maduro, EDMO and European University Institute

  • Krisztina Stump, European Commission
  • Elda Brogi, EDMO and European University Institute
  • Siada El Ramly, Dot.Europe
  • Lubos Kuklis, European Platform of Regulatory Authorities
  • Eliska Pirkova, Access Now
  • Nic Newman, Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford
  • Sarah Andrew, AVAAZ
  • Erard Gilles, Assocation of Commercial Television
Fri 11 June EDMO goes local– Media and Information Literacy and the EDMO hubs

14:30 – 15:45 Media Literacy and online disinformation

Chair: Paula Gori, EDMO and European University Institute

  • Emma Goodman, EDMO and London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Sally Reynolds, EDMO and Media & Learning Association
  • Sonia Livingstone, EDMO and London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Maria Donde, European Platform of Regulatory Authorities
  • Milan Zubíček, Google
  • Paolo Celot, EAVI
  • Giacomo Mazzone, Eurovisioni

15:45 – 16:35 EDMO goes local

Chair: Paula Gori, EDMO and European University Institute Presentation of the EDMO national/multinational hubs by their Coordinators. 16:35 – 16:45 Closing Remarks

  • Madeleine de Cock Buning. EDMO and European University Institute
  • Miguel Poiares Maduro, EDMO and European University Institute

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Tags: Fake news and disinformation European Policy