On 31st January 2019, the Hatemeter project manager Serena Bressan (Fondazione Bruno Kessler) participated in the CERRE Roundtable “Hate Speech and Artificial Intelligence Tools” in Brussels (BE). The goal of this roundtable was to explore the opportunities and the risks of using machine-learning techniques to fight hate speech. The event provided an opportunity to discuss the rules which should be adopted on platforms to maximise welfare and protect fundamental rights.
On 30th January 2019, researchers Stefano Bonino and Elisa Martini (University of Trento), Marco Guerini and Alessio Palmero Aprosio (Foundation Bruno Kessler), Jerome Ferret and Mario Laurent (University of Toulouse 1 Capitole) and Jen Schradie (Science Po University) presented the Hatemeter Platform (v1) to the Collectif Contre l’Islamophobie en France (CCIF) volunteers that firstly tested the platform for the Hatemeter France pilot in Paris.
On 24th January 2019, researchers Elisa Martini (University of Trento), Marco Guerini and Stefano Menini (Foundation Bruno Kessler), Parisa Diba (Teesside University) presented the Hatemeter Platform (v1) to the STOP HATE UK volunteers that firstly tested the platform for the Hatemeter United Kingdom pilot in Leeds.