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Call for presentations- Internacional Seminar on AI and Information Integrity

  • 1.  Call for presentations- Internacional Seminar on AI and Information Integrity

    Posted Apr 02, 2024 05:54 PM

    Please find below a call for proposals concerning Artificial Intelligence and Information Integrity  . We hope for your propositions and for your participation!

    The Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliotecológicas y de la Información (IIBI) and the Advisory Committee on Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression (FAIFE), together with the Artificial Intelligence Special Interest Group are pleased to announce the International Seminar on Artificial Intelligence and Information Integrity under the theme:

    Building Trust: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Information Integrity.

    The hybrid seminar will take place on August 8, 2024, as part of the Mexican Information Global Forum MEXINFO in Mexico City from August 5–9, 2024.

    The conference welcomes proposals for presentations on topics related to AI and Information Integrity:

    • AI-powered tools for detecting misinformation and disinformation campaigns,
    • Algorithmic bias and its impact on information fairness and trust,
    • Addressing the risks of deep fakes and synthetic media,
    • The role of librarians as curators,
    • Information integrity and the Sustainable Development Goals,
    • The impact of AI on scientific research integrity and reproducibility • Societal and policy implications of AI in the information ecosystem • Promoting critical information literacy to counter AI misinformation and disinformation

    Submissions should focus on practical solutions, case studies, and research findings.

    All proposals and questions should be submitted by email

    Important dates:

    3 May 2024:Deadline for Submission of Proposal Abstract

    14 May 2024: Notification of Acceptance

    15 July 2024: Deadline for submission of presentation slides

    All the best,

    Instituto de Investigaciones Bibliotecológicas y de la Información