Speakers bio

Steve Paulussen, Antwerp University

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Steve Paulussen is an associate professor in media and journalism studies at the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Antwerp. He is member of the research group Media, Policy & Culture (MPC). His research interests lie at the intersection of journalism, digital media and political communication. He has published on different aspects of news media, participatory journalism, the professional profile of journalists, media innovation, and the impact of social media on news and journalism.

Yoni Van Den Eede, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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Dr. Yoni Van Den Eede is Postdoctoral Fellow of the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) and part-time Assistant Research Professor, affiliated with the research groups Centre for Ethics and Humanism (ETHU) and Culture, Emancipation, Media & Society (CEMESO), both at the Free University of Brussels (VUB). He conducts research into the philosophy of technology, media theory and media ecology, with an emphasis on phenomenological, cultural, existential and political themes.

Joris Meys, Ghent University

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Joris Meys is a statistician and programmer at the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Department of Data analysis and mathematical modelling at the Ghent University. He specializes in statistical computing, implementing and applying techniques from different fields in biology and medical research. Next to that, he teaches statistics and computing to students with different backgrounds and skill levels.

Karel Verhoeven, moderator, editor-in-chief of De Standaard

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Karel Verhoeven, is editor-in-chief of De Standaard. He will moderate the afternoon debate as the three speakers will debate on the questions participants at the FAM2019 will submit during the morning talks.

Venue address
Flames Annual Meeting
auditorium Maria Baers
Martelaarsplein 7
1000 Brussels