SOCIAL MEDIA AND CYBER-‐INFLUENCE 9

SOCIAL MEDIA AND CYBER-­‐INFLUENCE 9-­‐10 April 2015 AGENDA Classification of Workshop: UNCLASS, Privileged Platform, Chatham House Rules Format: Series of Panels (Academic/Practitioner/Military/Civilian) and One Moderator (Academic) DAY 1 – THURSDAY 9 APRIL 2015
AIM: to assess the impact of social media on today’s security environment as well as to
determine its use by state and non-state actors.
PLENARY: WELCOME (8.00-8.30)
Welcoming words: Brigadier General J. R. Giguère
Introduction to the Conference: Pierre Pahlavi
PANEL#1 – SOCIAL MEDIA: A NEW BATTLE GROUND? (8.30-10.00)
GOAL: defining the security impact and policy implications of social media
Dr Marie-Eve Jobidon, DRDC <[email protected]>
Dr Robert Latham York U YCISS <[email protected]>
• Mr Rafal Rohozinski, SecDev Group, Intl Institute for Strat Studies. Ottawa <[email protected]>.
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CHAIR: Dr Craig Stone
COFFEE BREAK (10.00-10.30)
PANEL #2 – ANOTHER WEAPON IN STATES’ ARSENAL: CONTEMPORARY CASES (10.30-12.00)
GOAL: addressing different state strategies to exploit social media and counter influence activities.
Sgt Sherman Beaudin, Canadian Defense Intelligence, <[email protected]>
Dr. Judy Polumbaum, University of Iowa <[email protected]>
• Mr Bruno Maltais ENAP/Radio-Canada <[email protected]>
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CHAIR: Mr James Taylor
LUNCH-BREAK (12.00-13.00)
PANEL #3 –HOW RADICAL NON-STATE ACTORS EXPLOIT SOCIAL MEDIA (13.00-14.30)
GOAL: addressing the adversary landscape with a focus on non-state actors such as Hamas, Hezbollah or ISIS.
Dr Cori E. Dauber - UNC Communication Studies <[email protected]>.
• Dr Anthony Seaboyer, RMC/DRDC, <[email protected]>.
• Dr. Laura Huey, UofWOntario, <[email protected]>.
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CHAIR: Dr Dan Eustace
SOCIAL MEDIA AND CYBER-­‐INFLUENCE 9-­‐10 April 2015 BREAK (14.30-15.00)
PANEL #4 – WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM OUR NATO ALLIES? (15.00-16.30)
GOAL: addressing Social Media IO best practices amongst our allies
Dr Cori E. Dauber - UNC Communication Studies <[email protected]>
Christian Bell Bundeswehr PSYOPS specialist <POC Anthony Seaboyer/teleconference>
• Dr Frédérick Douzet – Titulaire de la Chaire Castex de Cyberstratégie <[email protected]>
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CHAIR: Dr Pierre Pahlavi
DAY 2 – FRIDAY 10 APRIL 2015
AIM: to address the concrete challenges and opportunities for Canada’s security; the current
practices at the tactical, operational and policy levels; what Canada wants to achieve by
operating in this space and what it necessitates in terms of means and policies.
PANEL #5 – CHALLENGES TO CANADIAN SECURITY (8.30-10.00)
GOAL: addressing challenges and opportunities for Canada’s security stemming from social media and cyberinfluence activities.
• Ms
Carol-Ann Gendre, RCMP Strategic Criminal Intelligence <[email protected]>
Mark Blevis, Digital public affairs strategist <[email protected]/ [email protected]>
• Mr Phil Gurski, Senior Dir National Security Policy|Public Safety Canada <[email protected]­‐sp.gc.ca>.
• Mr
CHAIR: Dr Richard Goette
COFFEE BREAK (10.00-10.30)
PANEL #6 – CANADA’S FIREWALL AND COUNTER-INFLUENCE TOOLKIT (10.30-12.00)
GOAL: Defining resources and policies currently in force to protect Canada against threats stemming from social
media and cyber-influence activities.
Darren Hawco, DG Cyber <[email protected]> • Maj Jeremy Pressnell Deputy Director PSYOPS for the Canadian Army [email protected] • Maj K. Oreziak, Information Operations, Strategic Joint Staff, Ottawa au lieu de IATF, Kingston
<[email protected]>
• Commodore
CHAIR: Dr Eric Ouellet
LUNCH-BREAK (12.00-13.00)
PANEL #7 – WHAT SHOULD BE DONE TO IMPROVE CANADA’S SECURITY IN THE CYBER-INFLUENCE
AREA? (13.00-14.30)
GOAL: identifying Canada’s strategic objectives in this area and the means required to achieve these objectives.
SOCIAL MEDIA AND CYBER-­‐INFLUENCE 9-­‐10 April 2015 • Mr
Taylor Owen, Editor-in-Chief, OpenCanada.org <[email protected]> NY-based
Matthew Lauder DRDC Toronto [no travel costs] <[email protected]>
• Mr Aaron Rodericks, Direct diplomacy officer at DFATD <[email protected]>
• Mr
CHAIR: Dr Chris Spearin