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EDMO Online Training: “The InVID-WeVerify verification toolbox”

Wednesday 5 October 2022, 16.00 – 17.30 CEST (online)

The European Digital Media Observatory (EDMO) is pleased to announce the launch of its online training module on “The InVID-WeVerify verification toolbox”, organised in collaboration with the Observatoire de l’Information et des médias (DE FACTO), the Ireland Hub and the vera.ai project.

During the training participants will learn how to master the use of the InVID-WeVerify verification toolbox, including the advanced tools reserved for fact-checkers, journalists and researchers fighting disinformation. Recent examples of disinformation debunked with the plugin will be discussed and participants will be able to ask questions about the features and the plugin development roadmap.

Target audience:

This training is aimed at relevant stakeholders from the EDMO Hubs and within the EDMO network. Further editions of this training module will be repeated on a regular basis.

Trainers: 

Denis Teyssou | InVID-WeVerify plug-in, Agence France-Presse

Prof. Kalina Bontcheva | Sheffield University

This training is part of a series of residential and online training modules organized by EDMO. For more information, visit edmo.eu/trainings.

Meet your trainers

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Denis Teyssou
InVID-WeVerify plug-in, Agence France-Presse

Journalist managing AFP Medialab R&D, Denis is the founder of the InVID-WeVerify verification plugin, named after two EU Horizon 2020 projects InVID (on video verification) and WeVerify (on multimodal verification), where he served as innovation manager. He’s now participating in the new Horizon project vera.ai (Artificial Intelligence vs disinformation).

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Prof. Kalina Bontcheva
Sheffield University

Prof. Dr. Kalina Bontcheva leads the Natural Language Processing Group at the University of Sheffield. She is also a member of Sheffield’s Center for Freedom of the Media and Senior Research Leader at the Big Data and Smart Society Institute in Bulgaria. Between 2014 and 2016 Bontcheva conceived and lead the PHEME project, which was amongst the first to study computational methods for AI-based analysis of disinformation in social media. She is currently the scientific director of the vera.ai project and previously – that of WeVerify.

Journalist managing AFP Medialab R&D, Denis is the founder of the InVID-WeVerify verification plugin, named after two EU Horizon 2020 projects InVID (on video verification) and WeVerify (on multimodal verification), where he served as innovation manager. He’s now participating in the new Horizon project vera.ai (Artificial Intelligence vs disinformation).

Prof. Dr. Kalina Bontcheva leads the Natural Language Processing Group at the University of Sheffield. She is also a member of Sheffield’s Center for Freedom of the Media and Senior Research Leader at the Big Data and Smart Society Institute in Bulgaria. Between 2014 and 2016 Bontcheva conceived and lead the PHEME project, which was amongst the first to study computational methods for AI-based analysis of disinformation in social media. She is currently the scientific director of the vera.ai project and previously – that of WeVerify.

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