"Multifaceted Responses to Election Disinformation"

About KISIP 2024

Indonesia faces a critical political shift in the upcoming 2024 Elections, marked by a significant voter base of over 65% from Generation Z and Millennials. The predominant reliance on social media as their primary information source raises concerns regarding the proliferation of election-related misinformation. Effectively addressing this multifaceted challenge necessitates a comprehensive approach, spanning technological, political, and legal dimensions.

Objective and Scope

KISIP 2024 aims to foster a collaborative space where academics and sociopolitical observers converge to deliberate on and strategize against the looming challenges of election-related disinformation.

Opening & Keynote Speech

Budi Arie Setiadi*

Budi Arie Setiadi*

Minister of Communication and Informatics of Indonesia

*) To be Confirmed

Nur Syarifah

Nur Syarifah

Expert Staff for Regulation to the Minister of Education, Culture, Research and Technology. 


Shafiah Muhibat

Shafiah Muhibat

Deputy Executive Director for Research, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Our Speakers

Anita Wahid
Anita Wahid Public Virtue Research Institute
Noory Okthariza
Noory Okthariza CSIS Indonesia
August Mellaz KPU Indonesia
Afrimadona Populi Center/Universitas Islam Internasional Indonesia
Nuurrianti_photo_panel 1
Dr. Nuurrianti Jalli Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, USA
Yuko Kasuya_photo_Panel 1
Yuko Kasuya Keio University, Japan
Bhredipta Socarana_photo_panel 2
Bhredipta Socarana Ministry of Communications and Informatics, Jakarta, Indonesia
Elsa Hestriana_photo_panel 2
Elsa Hestriana University College London
Matthew Facciani_photo_Panel 2
Matthew Facciani University of Notre Dame, USA
Gibraltar Muhammad_photo_Panel 3
Gibraltar Muhammad Research Fellow Indonesian Institute of Advanced International Studies
MerlynaLim_photo_Panel 3
Prof. Merlyna Lim Canada Research Chair in Digital Media and Global Network Society Carleton University, Canada
Mickhael_photo_Panel 3
Mickhael Rajagukguk Independent Researcher
Matti Pohjonen_photo_Panel 4
Matti Pohjonen Senior Researcher University of Helsinki, Finland
Irene Poetranto_photo_Panel 4
Irene Poetranto Doctoral Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto
Yuliana Wahyuningtyas_photo_panel 4
Dr. Sih Yuliana Wahyuningtyas Associate Professor Atma Jaya Catholic University
Nurma Fitri Tifa Foundation
andi ilmi utami irwan
Andi Ilmi Utami Irwan Universitas Palangka Raya
wisnu wijaya
Stevanus Wisnu Wijaya Prasetiya Mulya University
ika karlina idris
Ika Karlina Idris Monash University
Nezar Patria
Nezar Patria Vice Minister of Communications and Informatics of Indonesia
Rachmat Bagja
Rachmat Bagja Bawaslu Indonesia
Putri Alam
Putri Alam Google Indonesia
Karissa Sjawaldy
Karissa Sjawaldi Meta Indonesia
permata nur
Permata Nur Prasetiya Mulya University
derry wijaya
Derry Wijaya Monash University
Philips J. Vermonte
Philips J Vermonte CSIS Indonesia

Conference Agenda

Time (GMT +7 Jakarta Time) Agenda Speakers
09.00 - 09.30 Registration & Networking Session -
09.30 - 09.40 Opening Remarks Shafiah F. Muhibat, Deputy Executive Director for Research, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Indonesia
09.40 - 09.50 Keynote Speech Budi Arie Setiadi, Minister of Communication and Informatics of Indonesia
09.50 - 10.00 Trigger Speech Nur Syarifah, Expert Staff for Regulation to the Minister of Education, Culture, Research and Technology.
10.05 - 11.05 Plenary Session
Multifaceted Responses to Election Disinformation
Anita Wahid, Public Virtue Research Institute
Talking Points: Understanding Disinformation Consumption and Spread

Noory Okthariza, CSIS Indonesia
Talking Points: The Structures and Risks of Disinformation Actors in Indonesia's 2024 Elections

August Mellaz, KPU Indonesia
Talking Points: Effective Interventions Against Disinformation

Prodita Sabarini, The Conversation Indonesia
11.10 - 12.40 Panel 1:
Political Manipulation, Election Interference, and Disinformation Campaigns
Nuurrianti Jalli, Oklahoma State University
"Disinformation and Hate Speech: Ethno Religious Rhetoric on TikTok during Malaysia’s 15th General Election (GE15) 2022"

Yuko Kasuya, Keio University
”Disinformation and the Victory of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in the 2022 Philippine Presidential Election”

Andi Ilmi Utami Irwan, Universitas Palangka Raya
“The Empathy Strategies: How The Harmful Disinformation Spreading During Indonesian 2019 Election”

Afrimadona, Ph.D., Populi Center/Indonesia International Islamic University

Aan Suryana, Indonesian International Islamic University
14.00 - 15.30 Panel 2:
Technological Challenges and Innovations in Combating Disinformation
Bhredipta Socarana, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology
“The Authoritative Status of Hoax-Debunking Clarification Sources: The Indonesian Case”

Stevanus Wisnu Wijaya, Prasetiya Mulya University
“Do You Recognize the Misinformation? An Eye Tracking Study of Users Reading Behaviors”

Matthew Facciani, University of Notre Dame,
“Playing Gali Fakta “Inoculates” Indonesian Participants Against False Information”

Elsa Hestriana, University College London (UCL),
”Filling the Loopholes in Media Literacy: A Rapid Evidence Assessment on Effective Countermeasures Against Election Disinformation”

Permata Nur, Prasetiya Mulya University
Time (GMT +7 Jakarta Time) Agenda Speakers
09.30 - 11.00 Panel 3:
Role of Media, Journalism, and Information
Literacy in the Disinformation Era
Merlyna Lim, Carleton University
“Hashtags & Handshakes: The Triangle Affairs of Social Media, Marketing Culture, and Electoral Politics”

Ika Idris, Monash University

Gibraltar Muhammad, Indonesian Institute of Advanced International Studies
“Examining the Significance of Disinformation to Indonesia’s Democracy”

Mickhael Rajagukguk, Independent Researcher
“Examining the Independence of News Products from Media Owners with Political Backgrounds”

Derry Wijaya, Monash University
11.05 - 12.35 Panel 4:
Law, Regulations, and Governance Against
Disinformation and on Content Moderation in Indonesia
Irene Poetranto, University of Toronto
“Blunt Instruments for Complex Problems: Challenges in Indonesia’s regulation of disinformation and content moderation”

Sih Yuliana Wahyuningtyas, Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia

Matti Pohjonen, University of Helsinki,
“Political disinformation and content moderation “folklore” in the Global South: Comparative lessons for the 2024 Indonesian Elections”

Hafizh Nabiyyin, SAFEnet
Content Moderation Ahead of General Elections in Southeast Asia: Case of Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines”

Nurma Fitri, Tifa Foundation
12.35 - 13.15 Special Session:
Policy Discussion

This policy session aims to explore and develop concrete
strategies for transforming the 2024 election-related multi-stakeholder
cooperation into a sustainable model of co-governance,
with a specific focus on countering disinformation in Indonesia.
The session seeks to facilitate a constructive dialogue
between key stakeholders: the Indonesian ICT Minister,
the CEO of Google Indonesia, and the Head of the Election
Supervisory Body, to foster a collaborative environment conducive to the development and implementation of effective policies and practices.
Nezar Patria, Ministry of Communication and Informatics of Indonesia
Rachmat Bagja, Bawaslu Indonesia
Putri Alam, Google Indonesia
Karissa Sjawaldy, Meta Indonesia

Philips J Vermonte, CSIS Indonesia
13.15 - 13.20 Closing -

Pakarti Centre Building
Jl. Tanah Abang 3 No. 23-27
Jakarta, 10160

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