Conference: Fake News & other AI Challenges 29-30 November 2018

Conference: Fake News & other AI Challenges 29-30 November 2018

Date: 29-30 November 2018
Venue: weXelerate, Praterstrasse 1, 1020 Vienna, Austria

The News Media are confronted with major challenges and opportunities arising from game-changing technological developments. This event will showcase how AI-powered technologies can help news organisations safeguard the truthfulness and trustworthiness of their sources, stay in control of the news gathering and delivery process and empower their newsrooms, their journalists and, ultimately, their readership.

Key Speakers Include:

Peter Cochrane

Professor of Sentient Systems @ The Univerity of Suffolk

How to Build a Truth Engine

Gerald Czech

Head of New Media and Campaigning @ The Austrian Red Cross

Fact or Fake? Who cares?

Victoria Ertelthalner

Teaching Assistant @ The University of Vienna

Algorithmic Journalism in the Austrian Online Media

Mark Pfeiffer

Chief Visionary Officer @ Sail Labs Technology

OSINT & AI to Support the Analyst in the Ever More Digital Age

Vladimir Sazonov

 Senior Researcher @ The University of Tartu

Russian Information Operations Against Ukraine in 2014-15

Andy Secker

Language Technology Lead @ BBC News Labs

Enabling Journalists Through Multilingual Media Monitoring

Vincent Tripodi

Vice President Engineering @ Associated Press

Newsroom Technology in 2020 – The Singularity is Not Near

Andreas Ventsel

Senior Researcher @ The University of Tartu

Affective Communication in Info Warfare