Disinformation Online Conference (Jul 30)

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Disinformation Online:

Ethics, Research, and Solutions

 

Monday, July 30, 2018

Columbia University
Brown Institute for Media Innovation
Pulitzer Hall, ‚ÄčEntry-Level
2950 Broadway (W 116th St. & Broadway)
New York, NY 10027

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The Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics at Columbia Business School; Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia Journalism School; Technology, Media, and Communications specialization at the School of International and Public Affairs; and Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy at Columbia University are hosting a conference to exchange and discuss ideas about ethics, research, and solutions on disinformation online.

Speakers Include:

  • Charles Angelucci, Assistant Professor of Economics, Columbia Business School
  • Steven Brill, Co-CEO, NewsGuard Technologies, Inc.
  • Ulf Buermeyer, President, Society for Civil Rights (GFF) in Germany
  • Daniel L. Goroff, Vice-President and Program Director, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  • Andrew Guess, Assistant Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
  • Mark Hansen, Director, Brown Institute for Media Innovation, Columbia Journalism School
  • Justin Hendrix, Executive Director, NYC Media Lab
  • Bruce Kogut, Director, The Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership & Ethics, Columbia Business School
  • Alondra Nelson, President, Social Science Research Council
  • David Rand, Associate Professor, Sloan School, Department of Brain and Cognitive Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Ann M. Ravel, Former Democratic Commissioner on the Federal Election Commission (FEC)
  • Anya Schiffrin, Director, Technology, Media, and Communications specialization, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
  • Andie Tucher, Professor; Director, Ph.D. Program, Columbia Journalism School
  • Pinar Yildirim, Assistant Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Conference Schedule:

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.     Breakfast and Registration

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.     Welcome Remarks & Introduction
Bruce Kogut, Director, The Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership & Ethics, Columbia Business School

9:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.     Session I: Data Science and Ethics in the Wake of Facebook
Mark Hansen (Moderator), Professor of Journalism and Director, David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation
Daniel Goroff, Vice-President and Program Director, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Alondra Nelson, President, Social Science Research Council
David Rand, Associate Professor, Sloan School, Department of Brain and Cognitive Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.     Coffee Break

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Session II: Social Science and Online Disinformation
Charles Angelucci (Moderator/Presenter), Assistant Professor of Economics, Columbia Business School
Andrew Guess, Assistant Professor of Politics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Pinar Yildirim, Assistant Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.     Keynote Lunch Presentation: “Fake News, A Modern History”
Andie Tucher, Professor; Director, Ph.D. Program, Columbia Journalism School

1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.     Coffee Break

1:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.     Session III: Online Disinformation: Are Solutions Possible?
Anya Schiffrin (Moderator), Director, Technology, Media, and Communications specialization, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Ulf Buermeyer, President, Society for Civil Rights (GFF) in Germany
Ann Ravel, Former Democratic Commissioner on the Federal Election Commission (FEC)

3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.     Coffee Break

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.     Session IV: Online Disinformation: Are Solutions Possible? Cont.
Justin Hendrix, Executive Director, NYC Media Lab
Steven Brill, Co-CEO, NewsGuard Technologies, Inc.

5:00 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.     Closing Remarks
Bruce Kogut, Director, The Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, Columbia Business School

5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.     Networking Reception

* Program subject to change


 

When
July 30th, 2018 8:30 AM   through   6:30 PM
Location
1125 Amsterdam Ave
Warren Hall, Room 207
New York, NY 10025
United States
Contact
Phone: 212-854-1205
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