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TRIVALENT General Assembly and Panel Sessions

TRIVALENT General Assembly and Panel Sessions

Rome, 13-14 June 2018

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.

See the Agenda of the event:

Agenda General Assembly

 

ICT’s 18th Annual World Summit on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

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.

WebSci’18 Awards

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
and
– Reuben Binns, Ulrik Lyngs, Max Van Kleek, Jun Zhao, Timothy Libert, & Nigel Shadbolt: Third Party Tracking in the Mobile Ecosystem.

Click here to read more.

Platform for Analyzing Social Media Data to Understand Extremist Activities

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.

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Detecting online grooming and radicalisation

Find below the breakout session made by Professor Harith Alani at the Society of Evidence Based Policing (SEBP) Conference, Milton Keynes, 2018

You may also see the slides he presents here.

 

“Prevention of Radicalization” – Symposium

Trivalent project was presented in the meeting “Prevention of Radicalization” held at Witten-Herdecke University (Bochum, Germany) on January 22, 2018.

See the program.

Some pictures of the event:

 

With the Physical Caliphate in Ruins, IS Propaganda Is Calling on Jihadists for Patience and Steadfastness

How has the Islamic State’s messaging changed since its state has been destroyed? Adam Hoffman analyzes recent trends : https://dayan.org/content/physical-caliphate-ruins-propaganda-calling-jihadists-patience-and-steadfastness

Tech Companies Identify and Remove Terrorist Videos and Images

Bloomberg explains that Big technology companies have added the digital signatures of 40,000 terrorist videos and images to a shared database as they seek to keep extremist content off their platforms : https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-04/tech-companies-identify-remove-40-000-terrorist-videos-images