Applications Due 31.3 2019. WEASA is addressed to participants coming from a cross-section of society and specifically from public administration, academia, think-tanks, media and civil society organizations. WEASA 2019 will take place from July 7th – July 17th, 2019 at the Natolin Campus of the College of Europe (Warsaw, Poland). Lectures will all be designed with a non-technical audience in mind. Travel, boarding and accommodation expenses will be covered.
It will look into several topics, including: (1) the social and political impacts of AI; (2) the fight against disinformation; and (3) how to better secure our devices and communications.
Open to applicants who are citizens and residents of (a) the Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine); and (b) the Western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia).
Candidates are typically mid-career professionals, with at least five years of professional experience, ideally in a field related to the topic of WEASA.
Hosted by the College of Europe Natolin campus, the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), and the Polish-American Freedom Foundation (PAFF), with support by the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission.