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THREAT-DEFUSER
Hybrid warfare and a plan to safeguard societies

Kick-off meeting August 24-25, 2020

NOTE: Kick-off meeting is for team members and invited guests

Goals

Venue: zoom

Program

Each hour will have 50 minutes meeting and 10 minutes break:

All times are in CEST Monday August 24
13:00 to 14:00 Opening and Ice-breaker
14:00 to 15:00 Daniel Braun, Deputy Head of Cabinet of Věra Jourová, Vice President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency
15:00 to 16:00 Organization, workflow, schedule of meetings & WP1
16:00 to 17:00 WP2
17:00 to 18:00 Dinner & WP4
18:00 to 19:00 Marte Aasen, Project Coordinator at UTSYN Forum for utenriks og sikkerhet
All times are in CEST Tuesday August 25
13:00 to 14:00 Tormod Heier, Lieutenant-colonel and Researcher at Forsvarets høgskole (Military College) and author of Et farligere Norge?
14:00 to 15:00 WP3 & WP5
15:00 to 16:00 Philip N. Howard, Professor of Internet Studies and Director of the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford and author of Lie Machines: How to Save Democracy from Troll Armies, Deceitful Robots, Junk News Operations, and Political Operatives
16:00 to 17:00 Silje Susanne Alvestad, Postdoc at UiO and PI on NFR-funded project Fakespeak: The language of fake news and Barbara Renzi, Lecturer at Istituto Italiano di Cultura in Cologne and at Cologne Technical University and PI on MSCA proposal ConVirus – The Conspiracy Virus: How metaphor cons us into false beliefs about COVID-19
17:00 to 18:00 Silje Karine Muotka, Councillor of the Norwegian Sámi Parliament and member of the Norwegian Sámi Association
18:00 to 19:00 Dinner & Thomas Rid, Professor of Strategic Studies at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies and author of Active measures: The secret history of disinformation and political warfare