In its seventh edition, Global Fact will run four tracks:
Academic Track A call for papers will be announced in partnership with Oslo Metropolitan University. Global Fact 7 will host presentations by scholars on misinformation, online trust and information integrity. Editorial Track The flagship track of Global Fact conferences will again bring practitioners together and foster discussions on fact-checking, verification, newsroom economics and management Developers Track Automated fact-checking, the role of AI, ethics of algorithms, tools, and products for fact-checking on dark social and closed messaging apps will be discussed by participants Executive Track Mentoring and coaching sessions from industry leaders will be offered to executives of fact-checking organizations to help them grow their leadership skills in management, fundraising, partnerships and teamwork.
In addition to the above, Global Fact 7 in Oslo will bring together participants from diverse backgrounds and utilize networking opportunities.
Apply to attend
Please apply here to attend Global Fact 7 no later than January 17, 2020. We aim to get back to you by February 14, 2020. Accepted applicants will be invited to register free of charge, while others will be offered the opportunity to register with a later on.
Priority is given to working fact-checkers and those actively developing tools to combat misinformation or studying in the field in a way that can help fact-checkers improve their work.
Melbourne, Australia, will host Global Fact 8 in 2021
Global Fact 8 will be in Melbourne at the RMIT University in June 2021.
Read more here: https://www.poynter.org/fact-checking/2019/apply-now-for-the-seventh-global-fact-checking-summit-in-oslo/