January 2023

January 29, 2023
Last word: Hacking the narrative

A recent hackathon dedicated to countering disinformation was won by a Ukrainian team that focuses on identifying false narratives and analysing their scale.

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January 22, 2023
1991 Media Hackathon | online

I was a juror selecting the best project in one of four thematic areas — tools for generating trends, news mapping, plugins spotting fake news/biased media, ML and AI instruments used for fact-checking.

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January 22, 2023
the Last word: Sustainable leadership

The Emerging Europe Talks podcast will soon celebrate its third anniversary. Here’s a look back at some of the most inspiring interviews – focused on inclusivity – we have recorded in that period. 

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January 22, 2023
Emerging Europe Week in Georgia at BTU | online

4-6 June 2024 | I will deliver a keynote speech and host a panel discussion at an online even discussion Georgia's EU candidate status and future membership in the European Union.

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January 17, 2023
InnoStars Talks: Professor Krzysztof Klincewicz — Collaborative innovation

Balázs Fürjes invites to a chat with Professor Krzysztof Klincewicz from the Faculty of Management at Warsaw University. The discussion, hosted by Andrew Wrobel focuses on the importance of collaborative innovation in boosting innovation in the European Union, particularly in countries with moderate or modest innovation scores.

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January 17, 2023
InnoStars Talks: Professor Guido Boella — European digital innovation hubs

Balázs Fürjes invites to a chat with Professor Guido Boella, Vice-Rector for Enterprises at the University of Turin. The discussion, hosted by Andrew Wrobel focuses on the role of digital innovation hubs in strengthening innovation in the European Union, particularly in countries with moderate or modest innovation scores.

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January 15, 2023
the Last word: Events worth returning to

Putting together an engaging event that participants will find worth their time requires a number of ingredients that often go beyond the theme, or the quality of speakers.

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January 10, 2023
Sustainable impact: The resilience of Ukraine’s IT industry, with Konstantin Vasyuk

Konstantin Vasyuk, executive director of the IT Ukraine Association, whose members employ over 85,000 IT specialists, spoke to Andrew Wrobel about the resilience of the Ukrainian IT sector. According to a recent report, Do IT like Ukraine, the industry brought six billion US dollars in export revenue to the economy and...

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January 8, 2023
the Last word: Why emerging Europe should understand Rwanda

Emerging Europe countries are well positioned to understand that a country such as Rwanda can emerge from difficult circumstances and can become a credible business destination. 

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January 1, 2023
the Last word: The Europe we should aim for in 2023

Far too many of the region’s quality of life indicators have fallen in recent years. In 2023, policymakers need to ensure that they once again begin heading in the right direction.

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