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Understanding the impact of information manipulation on social media 

24 - 25 April Singapore




The Workshop on Strategic Communications on Social Media in Asia-Pacific aims to bring together policy makers, industry leaders, academic researchers from the United States, Europe, Australia, and Southeast and South Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore and India) to understand the impact of information manipulation on social media.


Understand the unique challenges of information manoeuvres and disinformation in the APAC region

Understand the perceptions and reactions towards disinformation within the APAC region

Foster collaboration and dialogue between interested parties for the monitoring of information manoeuvres and against disinformation campaigns in the APAC region

Identify existing and new technologies for detection and monitoring of information manipulation on social media


schedule and registration info
Day 1 
Day 2 
8:15 AM
9:30 AM
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
10:50 AM
11:00 AM
12:30 PM
1:30 PM
2:00 PM
2:30 PM
4:00 PM
4:15 PM
4:45 PM
5:15 PM
5:45 PM
6:30 - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM
9:30 AM
9:40 AM
10:40 AM
10:55 AM
12:10 PM
1:10 PM
2:40 PM
2:55 PM
4:10 PM
4:25 PM
5:45 PM


Facebook APAC HQ, 9 Straits View, MarinaOne West Tower, LEVEL 29

Breakfast and Event, LEVEL 27

All visitors to proceed to escalator to take to main lobby at Level 3. Please register at Concierge at level 3 before being provided access to Level 29. Please bring along photo ID for registration.

Welcome Remarks by Justin Dauwels, Associate Professor, NTU

Coffee Break               


Coffee Break

Coffee Break               

Wrap Up of Day 1

Workshop Dinner (By Invitation Only)

1:40 PM
2:10 PM
4:55 PM
5:25 PM
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ullrich Ecker - Keynote Speaker
Professor of Cognitive Psychology and Research Communication Skills,  Director of Community & Engagement, School of Psychological Science

University of Western Australia, Australia


The conference venue is in Singapore downtown and is at a walking distance from many hotels. Below is the list of suggested hotels at walking distance and well connected to the venue.

Singapore is house to world class public transportation system and provides an integrated fare structure. Please see train map and bus routes for your reference.

Comfort Delgro and Grab are the most commonly used local ride hailing services and a popular mode of transportation. ​​

Distance from FACEBOOK Office

(DAy 1 venue)

Distance from Twitter Office (day 2 Venue)


contact us

victoriachua AT

jdauwels at

Disclaimer Regarding Photo-Taking, Audio/Video Recording During Event:

By participating in the this event, you consent to photography and its release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on web sites, or for any other purpose(s) that the organisers, its vendors, partners, affiliates and/or representatives deem fit to use. You release all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitising, or publication of photographs.

In addition, the event will be monitored for unauthorised recording. By attending the event or entering the event premises, you agree not to record or digitise any parts of the presentation and panels. If you attempt to use a recording device, you consent to your immediate removal from the premises and forfeiture of the device.

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