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Director of NetLab, Marie Santini, participates in the 2nd edition of the Nobel Prize Summit

NetLab Director Invited to Nobel Prize Summit 2023 | Photo: Reproduction - Globo

Between May 24 and 26, the Nobel Foundation held the 2nd edition of the 'Nobel Prize Summit' in Washington, the capital of the United States. The event brought together experts from all over the world to discuss strategies to combat disinformation, including the director of the Laboratory of Internet and Social Network Studies at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (NetLab UFRJ), Rose Marie Santini, who has been researching the phenomenon for over a decade.

Held over three days and entitled “Truth, Trust and Hope”, the Nobel Prize Summit received numerous presentations on threats related to disinformation and its consequences, such as the stimulus to discredit democratic institutions, for example.

In addition to researchers, journalists, representatives of civil society and other groups interested in the subject, the meeting was also attended by 11 Nobel Prize winners, who contributed to discussions on possible ways of tackling the problem.

Nobel Prize Summit

Held for the first time in 2021, with the theme “Our Planet, Our Future”, the event aims to bring together experts to discuss contemporary issues, unlike the award given by the Nobel Foundation, which includes already consolidated research in several areas.

The Nobel Prize Summit is organized by the Nobel Foundation and the US National Academy of Sciences, in partnership with other organizations such as the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Digital Public Goods Alliance (DPGA). The 2023 edition aims to identify and promote open source solutions capable of overcoming the global challenge of information pollution.


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