Agenda

5 May

Day 1

Tbilisi Time (GMT +4)

11:00 - 11:30

Gregory M. Reichberg

Research Professor @ Peace Research Institute Oslo

Thinking ethically about autonomous weapon systems

11:30 - 12:00

Gregory Asmolov

Researcher @ King's College London

Open war: generativity and crowd-based innovation in modern conflicts

12:00 - 12:30

Michał "Czesiek" Czyżewski

Activist

Introduction to hacker culture

12:30 - 14:00

Break

14:00 - 14:30

Artur Papyan

Director @ Media Diversity Institute Armenia

How indiscriminate war-hacking endangers peaceful civilians and civil society in the context of the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

14:30 - 15:00

Aleks Lokhmutov

Legal analyst @ OVD-Info

Monitoring prosecution of anti-war activists: automation and application

15:00 - 15:30

Jonathan D. Teubner

Founder and CEO @ FilterLabs.AI

How to leverage alternative open-source data to better understand Russian attitudes toward the war

15:30 - 17:00

Break

17:00 - 17:30

Jan Strozyk

Data Editor @ OCCRP

Exposing Russian Oligarchs' Assets through the tracker tool

17:30 - 18:00

Karina Shedrofsky

Head of Research @ OCCRP

Research and data for reporting during war

18:00 - 18:30

Eric Barrett

Data Desk Manager @ OCCRP

Enabling investigative journalism during wartime using flights data

18:30 - 19:00

Break

19:00 - 19:30

Dada Lyndell

Data Person @ Teplitsa. Technologies for Social Good / The Insider

He Protec but He Also Attac: Open Source Tools to Protect Your Data and Talks During The Wartime

19:30 - 20:00

Eto Buziashvili

Research Associate @ DFR Lab

How open-source data can predict and shape war

6 May

Day 2

Tbilisi Time (GMT +4)

11:00 - 11:30

Mediazona

How Mediazona tried to count Russian casualties in Ukraine

11:30 -12:00

Narine Khachatryan

Researcher @ Bellingcat

Documenting and mapping incidents of civilian harm in Ukraine using open sources

12:00 - 12:30

Illia Samoilych

Data Analyst @ Texty Ukraine

Monitoring Russian military bases through satellite monitoring

12:30 - 14:00

Break

14:00 - 14:30

Paul Imre

Founder @ IMRE

Facial Recognition in Ukraine: be careful what you wish for

14:30 - 15:00

Ousman Noor

Government Outreach Manager @ The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

Stop Killer Robots: the need for a treaty on Autonomous Weapon systems

15:00 - 15:30

Zak Kallenborn

Policy Fellow @ The Schar School of Policy and Government

The future of autonomous weapons: hopes and fears

15:30 - 17:00

Break

17:00 - 17:30
Lennart Landman

Senior Methodology Manager @ Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project 

Covering crises: challenges in collecting event data in conflict settings

17:30 - 18:30 

Aleksandra Shalibashvili

Data Analyst and Trainer @ ForSet

From data to stories: a roadmap to participate in DataFest Online datathon

18:30 - 19:00 

Kasia Gąsiewska-Holc

Tableau Public Ambassador & Data Visualization Consultant @ SageData

Behind the ‘(Refugees) Humans like us’ DataViz project

7 May
Datathons

Day 3

Tbilisi Time (GMT +4)

DataFest Online: Data & Technologies in Wartime hosts two datathon challenges:

1. AskGov.ge Challenge for Georgian Participants

2. Data Visualization Challenge

 

 

Registration deadline:

7 May, 10:30 AM (GMT +4)

You can participate individually or with your team (up to 5 people) in one or both datathons. As the time is limited, we advise you to prioritize just one challenge. 

11:00 - 11:30

Q&A Session

11:30 - 13:00

Working on Challenges

13:00 - 17:00

Mentorship sessions

17:00 - 18:00

Working on Challenges

18:00 

Project Submissions

19:00 - 21:00

Presentations