- February 17, 2024
- February 17, 2024
The panel discussion, “Tackling the Infodemic – Disinformation in Times of Crisis, Conflicts, and Wars and the Challenge to Democracies in the Super Election Year of 2024”, is a collaborative effort between Aspen Germany and the Transatlantic Hub.
Taking place during the Munich Security Conference, the panel aims to delve into the intricate dynamics between disinformation and democracy. Key topics include internal and external sources of disinformation, current trends, and the shared responsibility of governments, social media platforms, influencers, and users. These insights are pivotal in shaping effective strategies to safeguard the democratic process amid the unique challenges of the Super Election Year of 2024.
Exploring the critical nexus of disinformation and democracy, the panel will feature the following speakers: Agnieszka Brugger – Vice-Chair of the Parliamentary Group, Member of German Bundestag, Bündnis90/Die Grünen; Christiane Hoffmann – First Deputy Spokesperson and Deputy Head of the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government; Semjon Rens – Public Policy Director, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Meta; Valeriia Voshchevska – Freelance Digital Communications Strategist, Online Activist, and Co-Founder of the Podcast Series @UkrainianSpaces, Former Global Head of Digital Engagement at Amnesty International; and Yuliia Tymoshenko – Marketing and Communications Manager at Saint Javelin, Editor in Chief at Ukrainer und Online Activist.
About The Transatlantic Hub: The Transatlantic Hub facilitates robust and inclusive exchanges, creating a space for dialogue and transatlantic engagement. It provides insights into transatlantic trends and highlights innovative initiatives in democracy-building. The emphasis is on connecting leaders to build a reliable network. Learn more about the Transatlantic Hub here.
If you are interested in joining this crucial event, please contact us via the email addresses provided below.
This event is part of the Aspen Germany Project “Disinformation and the Role of Social Media Influencers in Times of Crises, Conflicts, and Wars,” kindly funded by the Federal Foreign Office.