#Webimmunization. How can online social networks create collective resilience against misinformation?

We are pleased to invite you to an international conference organized jointly by the by the Maj Institute of Pharmacology PAS (Affective Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory), Jagiellonian University Medical College, University of Oslo and Poznan University of Technology.

international online conference

"#Webimmunization. How can online social networks create collective resilience against misinformation?"

Date: December 1, 2020

Time: 8:99 – 15:35

Programme of the conference can be downloaded here.

Registration via Ecct.io platform.

Organizers: the research team of the #Webimmunization project and the Kosciuszko Institute.

The purpose of the conference is to raise awareness about the risks arising from online misinformation. This is the first event organized as part of the #Webimmunization research project which received funding from the EEA Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 through the NSC call IdeaLab (project number: 2019/35/J/HS6/03498).

All conference sessions will be live streamed via the Ecct.io platform and on our website. The conference will be recorded and then made available on the event’s page.

The panels will discuss the following topics:
•    Panel 1 - Machine learning: deep fakes, GPT3 (EN)
•    Panel 2 - Credibility on the web: checking, inculcating and self-organizing trusted sources of information (EN)
•    Panel 3 - The psychology of believing in disinformation (EN)
•    Panel 4 - Affected groups: the perspective of groups under stress (EN)
•    Panel 5 - Dezinformacja i demokracja (PL)

We also invite you to read the detailed programme of the event and to register (free of charge) on our website: webimmunization.cm-uj.krakow.pl/en/events. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook (@webimmunization).

The event is held under the patronage of the Vice-Rector of the Jagiellonian University for Medical College (Cracow, Poland), Prof. dr. hab. Tomasz Grodzicki and the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences JUMC, dr. hab. Piotr Pierzchalski.