SMi's 2nd annual Social Media within the Military & Defence Sector 2012

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  • (1888PressRelease) October 18, 2012 - SMi's 2nd annual Social Media within the Military & Defence Sector 2012 conference takes place in London on the 14th and 15th November 2012.

    Following on from the outstanding success of last year's event, this year will be no different, providing the perfect forum for leading military speakers, government officials and industry professionals to discuss and debate the latest developments in social media and the way forward.

    Features key speakers include:

    Pippa Norris, Head of Digital Engagement, Ministry of Defence, UK
    Nick Jones, Deputy Director, Prime Minister's Office and Cabinet Office
    Carsten Grueber, Senior Industry Manager, Government & Education, Google
    Colonel Douglas Anderson, Director, US Air Force
    Erik Lagersten, Director, Communications, Swedish Armed Forces
    Adam Proctor, Digital Media Manager, RAF, UK
    Brittany Brown, Social Media Manager , US Army
    Steven Mehringer, Head, Communication Technologies Section, NATO Headquarters
    John Yembrick, NASA Social Media Manager, PA Director, NASA Ames Research Centre

    Key topics to be addressed:
    YouTube - How the Bundeswehr took advantage of a global phenomenon
    What is the ultimate cost of the use of social media by terrorists?
    The moulding of social media to a particular culture or structure
    The influence of social media on British Military culture
    Social media - secure or unsecure?

    In addition delegates will have the chance to attend two workshops taking place on the 13th November:
    - Creating a sustainable social media presence - Andrew Morton, Digital and Social Media Manager, Purple Strategies
    - Social Media as an influence tool in conflict and post conflict - led by NATO School Germany

    To register and to view the latest agenda please visit -

    About SMi Group
    About SMi Group
    The SMi Group is a highly professional, independent and global event-production company that specializes in Business-to-Business Conferences, Workshops and Masterclasses, and online Communities. We create and deliver events in the Defense, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical industries.

    For more information, please contact Teri Arri via email at tarri ( @ ) smi-online dot or call on +44 (0)207 827 6162.

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