– Countering Disinformation in V4

Warsaw, December 7th, 2017


8:30-9:00 registration and coffee

9:00-9:20 Welcome remarks:

Wojciech Przybylski, Visegrad Insight, Res Publica (confirmed)

Robert Pszczel, NATO Public Diplomacy Division (confirmed)

Cornelius Ochmann, Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation (confirmed)

9:20-9:40 Opening remarks by Marek Magierowski, deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland (confirmed)

9:40-11:00 Opening conversation: on NATO and V4 cooperation in new media and disinformation era

Marek Magierowski, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland (confirmed)

Tomas Liptak, Strategic Communications Coordinator, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Czech Republic (confirmed)

Szabolcs Takács, State Secretary for European Union Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office  of Hungary (invited)

Róbert Ondrejcsák, State Secretary, Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic (invited)

chair: Wojciech Przybylski, Visegrad Insight, Res Publica (confirmed)

11:00-11:10 1st responder: Joerg Forbrig, Director, Fund for Belarus Democracy, and Senior Transatlantic Fellow, Central and Eastern Europe, GMF (confirmed)

11:10-11:25 coffee break


Jolanta Darczewska, Center for Eastern Studies, Poland (invited)

Tomáš Čižik, Director, Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs, Slovakia (confirmed)

Edit Zgut, Foreign Policy Analyst, Political Capital, Hungary (confirmed)

Jakub Klepal, Executive Direcor, Forum2000 (invited)

chair: Marcin Zaborowski, Visegrad Insight (confirmed)

12:30-12:40 1st responder: Robert Pszczel, NATO Public Diplomacy Division (confirmed)

12:40-13:30 networking lunch

13:30-14:45 Panel session 2: DIGITAL REVOLUTION: Cause or Remedy to Disinformation

Katarina Klingova, Senior Research Fellow at the GLOBSEC Policy Institute (confirmed)

Katarzyna Szymielewicz, Panoptykon (confirmed)

Paweł Surowiec, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Media and Communication, Bournemouth University (confirmed)

Botond Feledy, CEID, Hungary (confirmed)

chair: Danuta Dobrzyńska, ResPublica, New Europe 100 (confirmed)

14:45-14:55 1st responder: Rolf Wilhelm Nikel, Ambassador of Germany to Poland (invited)

15:00-15:45 Closing Discussion: GHOSTS in the MACHINE – CYBER LITERACY

Krzysztof Silicki, State Secretary, Ministry of Digitalization of Poland (invited)

Jānis Sārts, director of NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence (invited)

Igor Šenkarčin, director of Cyber Security programme, Slovak Security Policy Institute (invited)

chair: Galan Dall, Visegrad Insight, Res Publica (confirmed)

15:45-16:00 Closing remarks: Tomáš Čižik (Director, Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs) on the Future of ICT revolutions in Central and Eastern Europe (confirmed)

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