EuroPCom series -Workshop: Facing up to fake news

27/04/2018   | Governance and Citizenship 9:30-12:30| VMA1 - Rue Van Maerlant 2

Workshop: Facing up to fake news

Objective: The aim is to identify potential disruptive impacts of fake news on political campaigning, communication around the EU, and democratic discourse in general, and share examples of practical methods and techniques to tackle this threat, using the experience and research from selected experts. The focus of the workshop is on communication rather than policy.

Target audience: communication experts from EU institutions and Member States (up to max 130 participants, prior registration required)
Format: workshop with case studies and Q&A; 9:30: Welcome coffee - 10:00-12.30: conference
Linda Curika, Public Relations Officer, NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
Daniel Fazekas, social media expert and founder at Bakamo.Social
Ruurd Oosterwoud, developer of serious game "Bad News" and founder at DROG
Sarah Brown, Strategic Partnership Manager, News, Facebook (tbc)
Marjory van den Broeke, Head of Spokesperson’s Unit and Deputy Spokesperson, European Parliament


Moderator: Katrina Sichel


Please note that registration is required. 


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