Online conference – #Webimmunization. How can online social networks create collective resilience against misinformation?

Time: 8.30 – 15.35 LIST OF SPEAKERS & TOPICS


The international conference «#Webimmunization. How can online social networks create collective resilience against misinformation?» was organized jointly by the research team of the #Webimmunization project and the Kościuszko Institute. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness about the risks arising from online misinformation

It was the first conference organized as part of the #Webimmunization research project which received funding from the EEA Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 through the National Science Center call IdeaLab (project number: 2019/35/J/HS6/03498).

The event was held under the patronage of the Vice-Rector of the Jagiellonian University for Medical College (Cracow, Poland), Prof. dr. hab. Tomasz Grodzicki and the Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences JUMC, Prof. UJ, dr. hab. Piotr Pierzchalski.

All conference sessions were live streamed via the platform and on the project’s website (via Youtube). The participants could register on the platform free of charge. Registered participants had the opportunity to ask questions to the speakers. The conference was recorded and the recordings of the respective conference sessions are published below.

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08.30 – 08.40  Introduction


08.40 – 09.10  Welcoming remarks

  • Prof. dr. hab. Marek SANAK, Jagiellonian University Rector’s Plenipotentiary for Science and Development in the Medical College
  • Dr hab. Marcin WALIGÓRA, prof. UJ, Vice Dean for Scientific Development, Faculty of Health Science, JUMC
  • Prof. dr hab. Jan HARTMAN, Chair of the Department of Philosophy and Bioethics, JUMC

Moderator: Dr. Jan PIASECKI (JUMC)

Livestream «Introduction & welcoming remarks»:


09.10 – 10.10  PANEL 1: Machine learning: deep fakes, GPT3 (EN)

Moderator: Prof. Mikołaj MORZY (Poznan University of Technology)

Live stream «Panel 1»:


10.15 – 11.15  PANEL 2 – Credibility on the web: checking, inculcating and self-organizing trusted sources of information (EN)

Moderator: Kamil MIKULSKI (Kosciuszko Institute)

Live stream «Panel 2»:


11.20 – 12.20  PANEL 3 – The psychology of believing in disinformation (EN)

Moderator: Prof. Jonas KUNST (University of Oslo)

Live stream «Panel 3»:


13.00 – 14.30  PANEL 4 – Affected groups: the perspective of groups under stress (EN)

Moderator: Dr hab. Rafał RYGUŁA (Maj Institute of Pharmacology PAS)

Live stream «Panel 4»:


14.35 – 15.35  PANEL 5 – Dezinformacja i demokracja (PL) – not interpreted into English

Moderator: Dr. Jan PIASECKI (JUMC)

Live stream «Panel 5»: