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Disinformation - the playbook and how to fight it: 2018 Brussels DisinfoLab


11 Apr 2018 08:30 to 13:30


EURACTIV Brussels Office (2nd floor)
1 Boulevard Charlemagne
1041  Brussels

Event Location


Event Description

The EU DisinfoLab together with the Atlantic Council would like to cordially invite you to our second annual event on disinformation, the 2018 Brussels DisinfoLab, which will be held on April 11th at the EurActiv premises in Brussels.

This year's event, a follow-up to our 2017 Brussels DisinfoLab (more here), will gather experts and policy-makers from both sides of the Atlantic, aiming to expose the mechanisms behind disinformation activities, as well as offer concrete reccommendations on countering it. 


08:30 - 9:00 Registration/ Welcome Coffee

09:00 - 9:15 Welcoming Remarks

  • Christophe Leclercq, EurActiv Founder & EU High Level Group on Fake News Member
  • Alexandre Alaphilippe, Vice-President, EU DisinfoLab
9:15 - 10:50 Panel 1: Exposing the Kremlin's Toolkit
  • Peter Pomerantsev, Senior Visiting Fellow, LSE
  • Ida Eklund Lindwall, EU East StratCom Task Force, EEAS
  • Jessikka Aro, Investigative Reporter, Yle
  • Guillaume Chaslot, Founder, AlgoTransparency, fmr Google Sofware Engineer
  • Moderated by: Stephen Dalziel, Senior Fellow, The Institute for Statecraft

10:50 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30 Panel 2: How to Fight Back - Lessons and Recommendations

  • Alina Polyakova, David M. Rubenstein Fellow, The Brookings Institution
  • Michał Boni, Member of the European Parliament
  • Andy Pryce, Head of Counter Disinformation, FCO, British Government
  • Representative of the Council of Europe (tbc)
  • Ambassador Daniel Fried, Distinguished Fellow, Atlantic Council
  • Moderated by: Brian Maguire, independent journalist

12:30 - 13:30 Networking Lunch

Venue: Euractiv, International Press Centre, 2nd floor, Boulevard Charlemagne 1, 1041 Brussels. 

Event hashtag: #DisinfoLab (please keep in mind that some of the presentations might be delivered under the Chatham House rule). 

Registration: Please register for this event via this link.

Didn't manage to register? No worries! Parts of the event not under the Chatham House Rule will be streamed on our Facebook page.




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