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Conference Day Two

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9:30 AM Integration of Information Related Capabilities into activities and operations of the Australian Defence Force

Brigadier General Dan Fortune , Director General Military Information Effects, Australian DoD

Brigadier General Dan Fortune
Director General Military Information Effects
Australian DoD
Paul Baines
Professor of Political Marketing
Cranfield University
  • Are their any common frameworks we can utilize to effective identify and ‘harden’ vulnerable domestic communities?
  • How can we effectively use de-radicalized individuals to add credence to our messaging efforts? Do these individuals have more credibility with our intended audience as a result of having “been there”, or are they viewed in a more negative light?
  • How can we better co-ordinate between NGO’s, government institutions and the military to ensure all stakeholders (internal and external) have been identified and are managed correctly?

12:30 PM Networking Lunch

Colonel John Harris
Deputy Chief, Joint Fires and Influence
HQ Allied Rapid Reaction Corps
Dan Chugg
Head of the Counter Daesh Coalition Communication Cell
Foreign and Commonwealth Office

3:00 PM The impact that Daesh information techniques have had on their recruitment process

Major Rafal Zgryziewicz , Chief of Operations Support, NATO

Major Rafal Zgryziewicz
Chief of Operations Support
Steven Welsh
Head of Behavioural Science, Organised Crime Command
National Crime Agency
  • What tools are required to effectively monitor open source intelligence, and what do we ideally want these tools to do?
  • Do we want to be placing emphasis on tools and systems, or should we be focusing on analyst training and instilling a greater understanding of cultural awareness?
  • What can we do to recruit, or work more closely with, analysts from the cultures and regions we are attempted to analyse and communicate with?

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