Marco Manuel Marsili Wick

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Chair of Main Session at 14th International Scientific Media Conference


As convener, I will chair the panel on Artificial Intelligence, Deepfakes and Disinformation at the main session of the 14th edition of the International Scientific Media Conference ‘Digital revolution and artificial intelligence as challenges for contemporary societies’, that will be hosted in hybrid format on 17 November 2023 at the University of Bielsko-Biala (Poland), organized by the Faculty of Transportation and Management, Department of Economic and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Polish Studies, University of Bielsko-Biala, co-organized by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology and Military History, Polish Naval Academy of the Heroes of Westerplatte, the Faculty of Humanities, Department of Journalism and Social Communication, Jan Kochanowski University of Kielce, the Faculty of Journalism, Department of Theory and Practice of Journalism, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, and the Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Lviv Polytechnic National University. Here the full conference program and the MS Teams link to attend online:

Main session 1 Part I 10.00-11.15

Artificial Intelligence, Deepfakes and Disinformation

Moderator: dr Marco Marsili, Cà Foscari University of Venice, Italy   

Prof. Glen Segell

University of Cambridge, England

The Case of Iraq: Artificial Intelligence, Deepfakes, and Disinformation

PhD Jan Kallberg

Army Cyber Institute, United States

POWs in the Age of the Internet

Prof. Marco R. Provvidera

Provvidera Law Offices P.C. – New York, NY USA/LUISS University Business School, Amsterdam (NL)

New Technologies and Information/Cognitive Warfare: The Quest for a Legal Paradigm

11.00-11.15 CET Discussion 

11.15-11.30 Break

Main session 1 Part II 11.30-13.00

Prof. Ignas Kalpokas

Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania/SGH Warsaw School Economics, Poland

Synthetic Media as Background Epistemic Threats

PhD Carlos Leone

Centro de Estudos Globais, Open University Lisbon, Portugal

The Decline of Reality

PhD Vaiva Šalaševičiūtė

Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

AI-Generated Problems: Coordinated Actions Against Synthetic Media

MA Francesco Ancona

Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

The role of Generative AI in spreading disinformation: current uses and possible applications in the civil and military domain

dr Tamari Dolidze, prof. nadzw. Natia Vasadze

Batumi State Maritime Academy, Georgia

Integrating Artificial Intelligence Tools in English as a Foreign Language Education (at the example of Tertiary Education of Georgia)

12.45 – 13.00 CET Discussion