MYTH and REALITY – Countering Disinformation in V4

Warsaw, December 7th, 2017

venue: Zielna 37 str, 6th floor.

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)

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




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

Marcin Rey, editor-in-chief for „Rosyjska V Kolumna w Polsce” (confirmed)

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

Vaclav Stetka, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford (confirmed)

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: Karoline Gil, Head of Integration and Media Section at Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) (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


Marcin Bochenek, Director of Information Society Development Division, NASK (confirmed)

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

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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