Program

Registration will commence at 8.00am both days.

The Forum will open at 8.30am with housekeeping and a short address from the ASRC Activities Committee President,  Mr Don Williams.

Forum Themes

  • Balance between security and transparency of information in the media and social networking
  • Impact of social media on mass media and public opinion forming
  • Role of social media in Promoting Community Partnerships and Social Cohesion

Program

Day One
25 March 2015

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells – Opening Address

Rod Cowan – Global Insights on Why We Are Losing the Social Media Battle

Anooshe Mushtaq –  A Cultural Insight

Richard Spencer – Monitoring social media conversations and managing what you find…

Levi West – Social Media Weapons – Terrorist Use of Information and Communications Technology

Anna Sherburn – Countering Violent Extremism

David Harding – Social Media and Threat Management

Panel Discussion

Open Forum and Discussion of Issues and Possible Solutions

Networking Drinks

Day Two
26 March 2015

Stepan Kerkyasharian – Cultural Viewpoints

Rajiv Shah – Corporate Capability

John Bigelow – Responding to a Social Media Crisis

Stuart Biggs – People and Nets – A Wide Cast

Pia Waugh – From Institution to Individuals

Stephen Doyle – Social Media—Risks and Opportunities—WBU DFTBA!

Panel Discussion

Open Forum and Discussion of Issues and Possible Solutions

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