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The Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) is proud to co-host the U.S. State Department’s Global Engagement Center (GEC)’s upcoming U.S.-Paris Tech Challenge against disinformation and propaganda.
This private event will host eight finalist organizations from across the United Kingdom and European Economic Area (EEA). Finalists will present their solutions against disinformation and propaganda to a panel of judges and a closed audience. Up to three organizations will be selected to receive funding totaling $250,000 USD. Invitees will be able to join us as part of the closed audience for this two day event which will take place at the following times:
- Wednesday, September 29: 8:00-11:00 EST / 14:00-17:00 CEST
- Thursday, September 30: 8:00-12:30 EST / 14:00-18:30 CEST
GEC’s Technology Engagement Team
Office of the Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State (STAS)
Cultural Affairs Officer
US Embassy London
NATO, Cyber Threat Analysis Branch (CTAB)
Flemming Splidsboel Hansen
Danish Institute for International Studies
Regional Strategic Communications Coordinator
US Embassy Paris
Public Diplomacy Advisor
State Department’s Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues
Analysis and Resilience Policy Lead (Countering Foreign Influence)
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Head of Counter Disinformation
U.K. Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
Digital Communication Network
Collaborating organizations include the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the U.K. Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, U.S. Embassy Paris, the Office of the Tech Ambassador of Denmark, the Digital Communication Network, and Park Advisors and Disinfo Cloud.
The Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) has operationalized the study of disinformation by exposing falsehoods and fake news, documenting human rights abuses, and building digital resilience worldwide.