London, UK (PRWEB UK) 26 August 2014
Defence institutions are increasingly investing in ways to collect and examine social-media postings as a source of intelligence. The effectiveness of this was highlighted last month when, minutes after a Malaysia Airlines Flight went down, a DIA analyst sifting through social-media communications saw a post reporting the incident with details on who was responsible. *Source http://on.wsj.com/UZPY3s
Hear more on real time updates through Social Media and the tracking of foreign fighters at SMi’s 4th annual conference on Social Media within the Defence and Military Sector in the presentation entitled: Tracking Syrian Foreign Fighters on Social Media.
The talk given by Prof. Peter Neumann, Director from The International Centre from the Study of Radicalization and Political Violence, Kings College London, will discuss:
Other key talks focusing on the operational use of social media include:
The full speaker line-up and brochure is available to download at http://www.military-socialmedia.com.
SMi Group’s conference series on Social Media with Defence and Military is currently the only industry related conference with a focus purely on Social Media. The sell-out event has attracted attendees in the past such as Hoot Suite, MOD UK, BaeSystems, Royal Airforce, Selex, Qinetiq, MOD Singapore and US Army
This year’s installment will aim to provide attendees with:
For those who are interested in attending, there is currently a £100 early bird discount available which expires on September 30th. Further information is available online at http://www.military-socialmedia.com.
Social Media within Defence and Military
17th & 18th November 2014
Marriott Hotel, Regents Park, London UK
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