TechCamp Moldova

Technology for Truth

Chisinau, Moldova View Map
November 30-December 1, 2017

Participants from

Moldova; Romania

Description

The proliferation of fake news campaigns and propaganda endanger democracy and rob citizens of their right to make informed choices. TechCamp Moldova: Technology of Truth aims to equip Moldovan and Romanian journalists with innovative strategies to identify, expose and counter fake news and propaganda generators. Held in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau and the Digital Communicators Network, TechCamp Moldova will help Romanian and Moldovan journalists and media consumers counter disinformation and corruption in the region, using the latest technology tools and investigative techniques.

Agenda

November 30, 2017 | TechCamp Day 1

8:30 - 9:00 - Registration, networking, coffee/tea

9:00 - 9:10 - Welcome Remarks & Keynote

9:10 - 9:30 - Ice Breaker

9:30 - 10:15 - Plenary Session: Information Security

10:15 - 10:30 - Coffee and Tea Break

10:30 - 10:35 - Speed-Geeking Explanation

10:35 - 11:35 - Speed-Geeking

Team NumberChallengesTrainer/Facilitator
1Video Production & Storytelling: How to Create a Compelling VideoKate Hoof
2Social Media Filtering Tool: Analyzing the Conversation OnlineEvan Summers
3Techniques in Fake News and How to Spot itMaarten Schenk
4Metrics in Digital Journalism and its SignificanceEsra Dogramaci
5Verification Tools (Photo/video verification, geolocation)Aliaume Leroy
6Data Collection and AnalysisMarianne Bouchart
7Data VisualizationTatiana Savva
8How Technology is Changing JournalismVitalie Esanu
9Finding the Right Business Model in MediaVlad Andriescu
10Digital Storytelling: Specificities for Writing OnlineIulian Comanescu
11Mobile JournalismBarbara Weidmann-Lainer

11:35 - 11:40 - Explanation of Interactive Training Sessions

11:40 - 13:10 - 1st Interactive Training Session (choose 1 from table below)

Team NumberChallengesTrainer/Facilitator
1Video Production & Storytelling: How to Create a Compelling VideoKate Hoof
2Social Media Filtering Tool: Analyzing the Conversation OnlineEvan Summers
3Techniques in Fake News and How to Spot itMaarten Schenk
4Metrics in Digital Journalism and its SignificanceEsra Dogramaci
5Verification Tools (Photo/video verification, geolocation)Aliaume Leroy
6Data Collection and AnalysisMarianne Bouchart
7Data VisualizationTatiana Savva
8How Technology is Changing JournalismVitalie Esanu
9Finding the Right Business Model in MediaVlad Andriescu
10Digital Storytelling: Specificities for Writing OnlineIulian Comanescu
11Mobile JournalismBarbara Weidmann-Lainer

13:10 - 14:10 - Lunch

14:10 - 15:40 - 2nd Interactive Training Session (choose 1 from table below)

Team NumberChallengesTrainer/Facilitator
1Video Production & Storytelling: How to Create a Compelling VideoKate Hoof
2Social Media Filtering Tool: Analyzing the Conversation OnlineEvan Summers
3Techniques in Fake News and How to Spot itMaarten Schenk
4Metrics in Digital Journalism and its SignificanceEsra Dogramaci
5Verification Tools (Photo/video verification, geolocation)Aliaume Leroy
6Data Collection and AnalysisMarianne Bouchart
7Data VisualizationTatiana Savva
8How Technology is Changing JournalismVitalie Esanu
9Finding the Right Business Model in MediaVlad Andriescu
10Digital Storytelling: Specificities for Writing OnlineIulian Comanescu
11Mobile JournalismBarbara Weidmann-Lainer

15:40 - 15:55 - Coffee & Tea Break

15:55 - 16:00 - Explanation, How to define your challenge

16:00 - 17:00 - How Might We… Forming Challenge Statements

17:00 - 17:15 - End of Day Announcements

20:00 - TBD - Networking Dinner: Location TBD

December 1, 2017 | TechCamp Day 2

8:30 - 9:00 - Networking Over Tea & Coffee

9:00 - 9:10 - Morning Announcements

9:10 - 9:25 - TechCamp Alumni Showcase/Panel

9:25 - 9:45 - Present Challenge Statements

9:45 - 12:00 - Developing Project Solutions

12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch

13:00 - 14:45 - Developing Project Solutions and Preparing Presentations

14:45 - 15:00 - Coffee and Tea Break

15:00 - 16:30 - Solution Presentations

16:30 - 16:45 - TechCamp Survey

16:45 - 17:00 - TechCamp Closing Remarks

17:00 - 17:10 - Certificates & Group Photo!

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