The TRIVALENT Executive Board meeting took place in Rome on 14 June 2018 at The Centre of excellence Altiero Spinelli (CeAS) Roma Tre University with the participation of all TRIVALENT Work-packages Leaders.
The TRIVALENT General Assembly and Panel Sessions took place in Rome on 13-14 June 2018 at The Centre of excellence Altiero Spinelli (CeAS) Roma Tre University with the participation of TRIVALENT partners.
ICT’s 18th Annual World Summit on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism
September 3-6, 2018 – Herzliya, Israel
The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism’s (ICT’s) 18th World Summit on Counter-Terrorism will take place on September 3-6, 2018. The conference will convene two days of Plenary Sessions, on September 3 and September 4, 2018 (held at the Sharon hotel, Herzliya, Israel), and two days of Workshop Sessions, on September 5 – 6, 2018 (held at the IDC Herzliya, Israel).
Conference workshops include among others — Terrorism Threat to Israel; The Future of Global Jihad; Iran, Hezbollah & Shi’ite Terrorism; New Battlefield / Old Laws: When Disaster Hits: Threats, Preparedness, and Legal Gaps.
At the WebSci’18 Social Event and Banquet on Tuesday evening 29 May 2018, several awards were handed out by the respective Conference Chairs.
The WebSci’18 Best Paper Award was shared equally by two papers:
– Miriam Fernandez, Moizzah Asif, & Harith Alani: Understanding the Roots of Radicalisation on Twitter
– Reuben Binns, Ulrik Lyngs, Max Van Kleek, Jun Zhao, Timothy Libert, & Nigel Shadbolt: Third Party Tracking in the Mobile Ecosystem.
Parantapa Goswami (VISEO) was invited to present the activities on the analysis of social media data to understand extremist activities through two EU project Trivalent. He presented the generalised model proposed in psychology and social sciences defining factors, roots and stages of radicalisation and how this model is incorporated in the activities of WP3 of the project. The works of Open University (Fernandez et. al., WebSci’18) on “Understanding the Roots of Radicalisation on Twitter“, and the classification approach used by Zanassi & Partners are mentioned.
A version of Safapp (currently being adapted for Trivalent) is also demonstrated.