TTO 2021 Organising Team

The Truth and Trust Online conference is a truly unique collaboration between platforms, academia and practitioners. The organising committee includes:

General Co-chairs

Baybars Örsek (International Fact-Checking Network / Poynter Institute)

Christos Christodoulopoulos (Amazon)

Area Chairs

Program Chairs: Isabelle Augenstein (University of Copenhagen, CheckStep) and Paolo Papotti (EURECOM)


Publicity Chair: Elena Kochkina (Queen Mary University of London,  Alan Turing Institute)


Academic and Practitioners Chairs: Tanu Mitra (University of Washington) and Giovanni Zagni (Pagella Politica / Facta)

Sponsorships Co-chairs: Marzieh Saeidi (Facebook), Jennifer Lee (Hacks/Hackers)


Technology and Website Chair: Georgi Karadzhov (University of Cambridge)


Publication Chair: Dustin Wright (University of Copenhagen)

Programme Committee

Oana Cocarascu (King’s College London)

Emilio Ferrara (University of Southern California) 

Fabiana Zollo (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice)

Emiliano De Cristofaro (University College London)

Ioana Manolescu (Institut Polytechnique de Paris) 

Preslav Nakov (Computing Research Institute, HBKU) 

Gerhard Weikum (Max Planck Institute for Informatics)

Srijan Kumar (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Andreas Vlachos (University of Cambridge)

Ahmet Aker (University of Duisburg Essen)

Alberto Barrón-Cedeño (University of Bologna)

Gianluca Demartini (The University of Queensland)

Friedolin Merhout (University of Copenhagen)

Arkaitz Zubiaga (Queen Mary University of London)

Piotr Przybyła (Institute of Computer Science, Polish Academy of Sciences)

Kalina Bontcheva (The University of Sheffield)

Elena Kochkina (Queen Mary University)

David Corney (Full Fact)

James Thorne (University of Cambridge)

Naeemul Hassan (University of Maryland)

Kristen Johnson (Michigan State University)

Andreas Vlachos (University of Cambridge)

Julien Mardas (Buster AI)

Dilek Hakkani-Tur (Google)

Harith Alani (The Open University)

Rebecca Skippage (BBC Monitoring Disinformation Team)

Yevgeniy Golovchenko (University of Copenhagen)

Kalina Bontcheva (The University of Sheffield)

Jon Roozenbeek (University of Copenhagen)

Diana Maynard (The University of Sheffield)

Francesca Spezzano (Boise State University)

Denis Teyssou (Agence France-Press)

Operations manager

Ahmed Medien (Hacks/Hackers)