Event – Ballots and Bots: Elections 2024 in a Digital World

Join us for ‘Ballots and Bots: Elections 2024 in a Digital World’ on 7th March in New Delhi.

The event seeks to delve into the pivotal role of technology in our electoral processes. As we gear up for the 2024 General Election, the pressing need to address the nexus between truth, misinformation, and the rapidly advancing role of artificial intelligence has arisen.

The event will have two-panel discussions :

  • Panel 1: Truth or Tale? Misinformation During Elections – 4.15 pm to 5.30 pm: Separating fact from fiction is more crucial than ever. Our expert panel aims to highlight the impact of misinformation on voter decisions and explore strategies to uphold the integrity of our electoral process. Meet our panelist for panel 1:
  1. Pratik Sinha, Co-Founder & Editor, Alt News
  2. Karen Rebelo, Deputy Editor, BOOM Live
  3. Vineet Kumar, Media Analyst & Asst. Professor, Delhi University
  4. Jasmine Shah, Senior Leader, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
  5. Mmhonlumo Kikon, National Spokesperson, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

The session will be moderated by Manisha Pande (Journalist, Newslaundry).

  • Panel 2: Decoding Democracy 2.0: Navigating AI’s Impact on Elections – 5.45 pm to 7.00 pm: It is crucial to explore the multifaceted influence of artificial intelligence on the electoral landscape. The panel aims to highlight AI’s potential to empower the electorate while acknowledging the vulnerabilities to manipulation. Meet our panelist for panel 2:
  1. Tarunima Prabhakar, Co-Founder, Tattle
  2. Dr. Charru Malhotra, Professor, Indian Institute of Public Administration
  3. Divyendra Singh Jadoun, Founder, The Indian Deepfaker
  4. Prasanth Sugathan, Legal Director, SFLC.in
  5. Mayank Vatsa, Professor, IIT Jodhpur

The session will be moderated by Mishi Choudhary (Founder, SFLC.in).

The discussions will be followed by a networking dinner.

Register For Eventhttps://form.sflc.in/ballots-and-bots-elections-2024-in-a-digital-world/

Date: March 7th, 2024

Time: 4 pm to 7 pm (Panel Discussions), 7 pm to 8 pm (Networking Dinner)

Venue: Lecture Hall no. 1, India International Centre (Annexe), New Delhi

Media Partners: Newslaundry

Community Partners: Public Policy Network and Boom Live

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