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AFIO National Fall Luncheon features
The final luncheon of 2016.
Associate Director of CIA for Talent
Glenn A. Gaffney,
Friday, 28 October 2016, 11am - 2 pm
Tysons Corner, VA
Glenn Gaffney, Associate Director of CIA for Talent, will address the current and future needs and skills the agency is seeking. Gaffney has a broad, career-wide exposure to calibrate those needs. Prior to his current assignment, Gaffney served as the CIA's Director for Science and Technology; and in 2008 was Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Collection. Gaffney began his career with CIA in 1986 as a technical analyst in the Directorate of Intelligence working on cross-directorate clandestine technical collection operations to address critical technical intelligence gaps. In 1996, Mr. Gaffney served as part of a team which laid the foundation for creation of the Information Operations Center (has different name today), the Agency's lead organization for cyber operations.
The morning speaker is James Kitfield, author
of the book to be released at this event: Twilight Warriors:
The Soldiers, Spies, and Special Agents Who Are Revolutionizing
the American Way of War. Kitfield was a senior
correspondent for National Journal and is a three-time winner of
the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on National
Defense. he is a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of the
Presidency and Congress.
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Just published. AFIO's 800-page Guide to the Study of Intelligence.
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AFIO's Guide to the Study of Intelligence helps instructors teach about the large variety of subjects that make up the field of intelligence. This includes secondary school teachers of American History, Civics, or current events and undergraduate and graduate professors of History, Political Science, International Relations, Security Studies, and related topics, especially those with no or limited professional experience in the field. Even those who are former practitioners are likely to have only a limited knowledge of the very broad field of intelligence, as most spend their careers in one or two agencies at most and may have focused only on collection or analysis of intelligence or support to those activities.
In order to ensure that the Guide is useful and not overwhelming, each article is brief. This means that the topics addressed in the Guide are not comprehensive. However, some addressing complex subjects, such as reconnaissance from space, intelligence in WWII, and the history of espionage cases, are longer. The Guide is organized into seven parts. Part I includes four introductory articles. Part II is on the history of intelligence from antiquity to the post- Cold War world. Part III examines the intelligence disciplines, applications, and support to various missions. Part IV relates to teaching about espionage, counterintelligence, and covert action. Part V addresses some of the major issues related to intelligence policy and oversight. While most of the Guide is US-centric, Part VI focuses on intelligence organizations in other countries. Part VII includes three articles on how to stay informed and the literature of intelligence.
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Spies in Palestine: Love, Betrayal and the Heroic Life of Sarah Aaronsohn
by James Srodes
(Counterpoint; December 13, 2016)
"What the CIA would give for its own Sarah Aaronsohn gathering secrets in today's Syria - or anywhere else! Spies in Palestine offers not just a relevant, fascinating window into the history of that troubled region, but a riveting spy story told by a master journalist." -- Jeff Stein, intelligence correspondent for Newsweek
Sarah Aaronsohn was a twenty-first century woman in a nineteenth-century world. She and her siblings were born as part of the first wave of Jewish immigrants who fled the pogroms of Russia and Eastern Europe in the 1880s, settling in the province of Syria-Palestine. By the outbreak of World War I in 1914 the settlers had come a dramatic distance in creating the Eretz Israel of their Biblical prophecies. Sarah's home village of Zichron Ya'akov brought prosperity to their lands between the Mediterranean coast and the Mount Carmel range. But when the Ottoman Turkish Empire sided with Kaiser Wilhelm II and the other Central Powers in World War I, the Jewish settlements faced cruel oppressions.
This book describes how the Aaronsohns, one of the most prominent families in the province, came to commit themselves and their comrades to the Allied side and how they formed the NILI espionage organization to spy against the Turkish Army. Late in the war, in 1917, Sarah assumed command of the spy network as the group's penetration of the Turkish army reached a critical juncture. Sarah was idolized by T.E. Lawrence, the fabled Lawrence of Arabia who dedicated his flowery biography, The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, to her.
The book may be pre-ordered here.
Section I - INTELLIGENCE HIGHLIGHTSTurkey Sacks 87 Spy Staff in First Purge of Agency After Failed Coup. Turkey has sacked 87 members of staff from its national spy agency over suspected links to the failed coup attempt in July, state media reported Tuesday.
Section II - CONTEXT & PRECEDENCEThe Spy Who Liked Me: Britain's Changing Secret Service. Behind the closed doors of British intelligence, the era of Smiley's People is giving way to a future of Smiley's Facebook friends.
Section III - COMMENTARYSnowden Might as Well Have Been a Spy. The game's afoot to achieve leniency, or even a presidential pardon, for former National Security Agency contractor and mega-leaker Edward Snowden. The argument seems to be that the nation owes the 33-year-old Snowden a debt of honor for bringing to light NSA's secret and legally troublesome program for collecting telephone dialing information on American citizens.
Section IV - Jobs and Events
Search Opens for National Intelligence University President. National Intelligence University announced today that the search for a new president has begun. The current president, Dr. David Ellison, who has led the university since 2009, plans to retire in August 2017. The presidential search comes as the university prepares for the move of its main campus from Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in southeast Washington, DC, to a newly refurbished facility in Bethesda, MD in the coming months. National Intelligence University seeks an individual who can embrace the university's vision of serving as the center of academic life for the intelligence community and accelerate its trajectory. Finalists for this position will be interviewed by one or more heads of major intelligence agencies before the selection is made.
National Intelligence University seeks its next President to replace Dr. David Ellison who plans to retire in August 2017 (to serve at its new facility on the Intelligence Community Campus in Bethesda, Maryland:
Embracing the university's vision of serving as the center of academic life of the intelligance community and accelerate its trajectory.
Demonstrate vision, a record of innovation, a commitment to exceptional scholarly inquiry.
Appreciation of the value and importantance of interdisciplinary research and education.
Leading the programs transitions to competency-based programs, to include creating, developing course content, and administering new courses.
Proven commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Boundless energy and enthusiasm to elevate an already outstanding institution.
Lead the discussion about the future of higher education in the U.S. intelligence community and national security community.
Finalists for this position will be interviewed by one or more heads of major intelligence agencies before the selection is made.
More information is available at the NIU website: www.niu.edu Formal applications should be submitted to the vacancy announcement published here. It is also published on USAJOBS (NIU-108264-SEMO).
NIU is an accredited federal
degree-granting institution whose main campus is located in Washington,
DC. Its alumni are past, present, and future leaders in the intelligence
and national security communities and in the private sector. Notable
alumni include a former director of national intelligence; former
directors of CIA, NSA, DIA, and NGA; current and former heads of military
intelligence; and a growing number of senior government executives and
corporate leaders. For more information, visit www.ni-u.edu.
Inquiries will be held in strict confidence, and should be addressed to: Dr. Alan MacDougall, Director, Senior Executive Management Office or Ms Maureen Baginski, Chair, NIU Board of Visitors Defense Intelligence Agency Senior Executive Management Office, Attn: 7400 Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301 -7400
Intelligence Subject Matter Experts/Speakers Sought for 2017 St. Petersburg Conference. Florida AFIO members with intelligence backgrounds sought as speakers for annual St. Petersburg world affairs conference. The St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs is a cooperative venture of a group of civic-minded St. Petersburg residents and the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.
Multiple panels of distinguished intelligence officials, academic experts, diplomats, military, and media discuss critical international issues of the day. The public, including students of USF St. Petersburg and other area universities, attend the annual conference. Several thousand local residents and students attend each of the discussions (some are concurrent) every year. Their objective is to make available to the people of the Tampa Bay area information, and insights, on crucial intelligence and national security issues critical to our lives and well-being. If you are an intelligence/national security SME (subject matter expert), please consider applying to be a speaker in 2017 or later years. Conference runs Feb 15, 16 and 17th 2017. Details will soon be available at www.stpetersburgintheworld.com. Interested speakers should contact: Douglas Mcelhaney email@example.com.
AFIO EDUCATIONAL EVENTS IN COMING TWO MONTHS....
Thursday, 13 October 2016, 11:30am - 1:30pm - Scottsdale, AZ - AFIO AZ Chapter Luncheon features Jerry Iannacci, former Homeland Security adviser, on "Financial Crimes and ID Theft"
Jerry Iannacci, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Former Homeland Security Special Advisor, Operation American Patriot, speaks to the Arizona Chapter on "Financial Crimes continue to mount from Identify Theft to 419 Scams. Is it all domestic crime or something else?"
Former Homeland Security Special Advisor Jerry Iannacci, will bring us up to date on financial crimes, identity theft and the impact on national security and terrorism funding. A unique prospective!
LOCATION: Best Western Thunderbird Suites, 7515 E Butherus Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85260.
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com RSVP deadline is 72 hours before meeting. Chapter (and therefore YOU) will be charged for no-show. Confirm your presence (or not). Questions? Email Simone at firstname.lastname@example.org; or call and leave message at 602.570.6016.
BADGES: Many members have been given a badge. If you do not have one, email Simone at email@example.com with the information you want on badge (Full Name and Past Career Title/Affiliated Organization ~ should you wish). The cost for badge with magnetic strip: $5.
REMEMBER as well, that if you are bringing a guest please send the full name of that person.
Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 11:30 am - 2 pm - MacDill AFB, FL - The AFIO Florida Suncoast Chapter hosts meeting on Cyber Ready 2016 - a special conference on The Impact of Cybercrime.
The Florida Suncoast AFIO Chapter luncheon is the centerpiece of Cyber
Ready 2016, a conference observing National Cyber Security Awareness
Month: The Impact of Cybercrime.
The chapter joins the MITRE Corporation, the Tampa Bay Innovation Center, the Florida Chamber and the National Cyber Partnership in co-sponsoring the event. In addition to the luncheon, members are invited to register for the entire Cybersecurity Conference (including lunch and dinner) as well as the Golf Outing and Barbecue Dinner being held the day before, Monday afternoon, October 17.
RSVP Deadline: 3 October, because of large attendance expected. Time also needed to allow Base Security to clear all applicants.
Luncheon registration procedures have changed: the chapter has implemented an online registration system. Register here. A registration confirmation must be received by you by email. Print the registration confirmation and bring it with you to the meeting to avoid delays. You may register a group of individuals. If paying online (PayPal or credit card), pay for all members of your group. If paying at the door, we suggest you arrive as a group to avoid delays. The members of the group you register may pay individually at the door, but you remain responsible for payment since you are guaranteeing attendance. ' We strongly suggest you register and pay in advance. You may face long lines and significant delays at check-in - and we are unable to hold luncheon start. ' You will need to present photo ID (and valid student ID if claiming the student discount) at check-in to pick up your event badge. You can facilitate your check-in by also presenting the registration confirmation you received by email. Only those with an event badge will be admitted. ' If you cannot register online, send an email to Michael Shapiro or call him at (813) 832-1164. As the event deadline approaches, space might no longer be avaiable, so do not delay. This is a major undertaking and a significant accomplishment for our Chapter. Thank you in advance for your patience and your helping make this go smoothly! We're looking forward to seeing you at the meeting.
Timing: 12:15 PM, with check-in/socializing starting at 11:30 AM.
Location: MacDill AFB Surf's Edge Club, 7315 Bayshore Boulevard, MacDill AFB, FL 33621
Current program PDF is here.
More information and registration is available here.
Friday, 28 October 2016, 11am - 2 pm - Tysons Corner, VA - AFIO National Fall Luncheon features Associate Director of CIA for Talent, Glenn A. Gaffney, and author/journalist James Kitfield. "The new American way of war, and the special talent and skills CIA is hiring for it."
Glenn Gaffney, Associate Director of CIA for Talent will address the current and future needs and skills the agency is seeking. Gaffney has a broad, career-long exposure to those needs. Prior to his current assignment, Gaffney served as the CIA's Director for Science and Technology; and in 2008 was Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Collection. Mr. Gaffney began his career with CIA in 1986 as a technical analyst in the Directorate of Intelligence working on cross-directorate clandestine technical collection operations to address critical technical intelligence gaps. In 1996, Mr. Gaffney served as part of a team which laid the foundation for creation of the Information Operations Center (has different name today), the Agency's lead organization for cyber operations.
The morning speaker is James Kitfield, author of the
forthcoming book: Twilight Warriors: The Soldiers, Spies, and Special
Agents Who Are Revolutionizing the American Way of War. Kitfield
was a senior correspondent for National Journal and is a three-time winner
of the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on National
Defense. he is a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of the
Presidency and Congress.
"A compelling chronological examination of the new intelligence-driven, multiagency
counterterrorism model the US military now uses to meet the 'Age of Superterrorism' Kitfield gets inside the US military 'brotherhood' to produce an engaging and chilling report." -- Kirkus Reviews
"Twilight Warriors provides a uniquely intimate and timely window into the special
operations, intelligence and law enforcement counterterrorism efforts of the past two decades. Compelling and insightful, it is the most up-to-date account available of the ongoing war on terrorism. James Kitfield's gripping portraits of the key figures leading this struggle makes this book required reading for anyone wishing to understand the threat that terrorism continues to pose - and what we are doing to defeat it." -- Bruce Hoffman, Professor & Director, Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University.
Register now at this link. This will be AFIO's final 2016 luncheon.
Thursday, 10 November 2016, 11:30am - San Francisco, CA - The AFIO Andre LeGallo Chapter hosts author and journalist, Peter Robinson on The Cambridge Spies
Journalist/author Peter Robinson discusses the
Cambridge Spies at this AFIO San Francisco Chapter event. Robinson
explores the impact of Kim Philby, Donald Maclean, Guy Burgess, Anthony
Blunt and others on American-British relations.
Where: United Irish Cultural Center, 2700 45th Ave between Sloat and Wawona, San Francisco, CA 94116.
Fee: Members $25; Non-Member guests $35. Non-host cocktails at 11:30AM; meeting starts promptly at noon.
Reservation and pre-payment is required before October 31, 2016. RSVP to Mariko Kawaguchi, Board Secretary, AFIO SF Chapter at firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, 12 November 2016, 11 am -3 pm - Orange Park, FL - AFIO Northern Florida Chapter Meeting - hold the date
Chapter president Dane Baird is currently arranging for a guest speaker, perhaps a current or former military flag officer, and information on the speaker will be announced in the chapter newsletter coming out later this month. As always, family and interested guests (especially potential members) are welcome to attend. Hope to see you there.
Event location: Country Club of Orange Park.
RSVP: Quiel Begonia at email@example.com or call him at (904) 545-9549.
Monday, 5 December 2016, 5:30 pm - New York, NY - AFIO New York Chapter hosts David Hunt, former CIA Operations Officer, discussing "Intelligence in Flux."
David P. Hunt, former CIA Operations Officer wil discuss "Intelligence in Flux: From the Cold War to Today Under New Presidential Leadership."
Hunt holds CIA's Donovan Award for Excellence, and the Distinguished Intelligence Medal, CIA's highest award. He is also a member of the NY Chapter's Board.
Location: Society of Illustrators building, 128 E 63rd St, (Between Park Ave and Lexington Ave).
Time: Registration starts 5:30 pm; Meeting at 6 pm.
Cost: $50/person. Payment at the door only by cash or check. Includes full dinner, cash bar.
To Register: Registration is strongly suggested, not required. Please call chapter president, Jerry Goodwin, at 646-717-3776 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Upcoming Events
Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 7-10pm - Washington, DC - Dinner with a Spy: An Evening with Naveed Jamali - at the International Spy Museum
For three nerve-wracking years, Naveed Jamali spied on the United States for the Russians - or so the Russians believed. By trading thumb drives of sensitive technical data for envelopes of cash, he pretended to sell out his own country across noisy restaurant tables and in quiet parking lots. Although he had no formal espionage training, with the help of an initially reluctant FBI duo he ended up at the center of a highly successful counterintelligence operation that targeted Russian espionage in New York City. With Putin's latest moves a frequent headline and political hot topic, Jamili, author of How to Catch a Russian Spy, will share how his unbelievable but true post-college adventure became a real-life US counterintelligence coup and the subject of an upcoming film. Over a quiet restaurant table, International Spy Museum historian Vince Houghton will debrief Jamali about his unlikely espionage exploits and how it feels to have your true story named one of the Washington Post's funniest books of 2015. You will be one of only twenty guests at Rosa Mexicano for this festive four-course dinner including "the best guacamole in the world." Tickets for the general public: $225 (includes four-course modern Mexican dinner with margaritas, sangria, wine, and beer). Visit www.spymuseum.org
Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 6:30pm - Washington, DC - The Lives of Guy Burgess: An Evening with Andrew Lownie - at the International Spy Museum
Perhaps the most complex of the Cambridge Spies, Guy Burgess was an engaging and charming companion to many and an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others. Recruited by the Soviets as a young man in the 1930s, he rose through academia, the BBC, the Foreign Office, MI5 and MI6, to gain access to thousands of highly sensitive secret documents which he passed to the USSR. Join Andrew Lownie, the author of Stalin's Englishman, formerly the London representative of the Washington-based National Intelligence Study Centre, as he discusses how even Burgess's chaotic personal life of drunken philandering did not stop him from espionage. Lownie interviewed more than a hundred people who knew Burgess personally, many for the first time, and used hitherto secret files to reveal how even under suspicion, Burgess's fabled charm - which had enabled many close personal relationships with influential figures including Churchill - prevented his exposure for many years. Stalin's Englishman, which in Great Britain was a 2015 Book or Biography of the Year in the Times, Guardian, Daily Mail, Spectator and BBC History Magazine, will be available for sale and signing at the event. Tickets for the general public: $10. Visit www.spymuseum.org
Friday, 14 October 2016, noon - 2 pm - Ashburn, VA - The Loudoun Crime Commission hosts Steve Burmeister, former FBI/ODNI, on "Current Use of Explosives by Terrorists."
Mr. Steve Burmeister, former FBI and ODNI, and currently Vice President and General Manager of Austin Powder Special Products, LLC, will discuss the "Current Use Of Explosives by Terrorists," and will explore some of the tactics and uses of explosives by terrorists over the past several years.
According to the US Department of Homeland Security, "Improved explosive devices (IEDs) remain the terrorist weapon of choice due to their relative ease of construction, availability, and destructive capacity." As terrorist incidents increase worldwide, this type of information is critical to understanding this threat not only for our law enforcement and security partners, but for the general public as well.
RSVP by 11 October at RSVP@loudouncrimecommission.org.
Cost: $25 nonmembers; $20 members for Cash or check. Add $1 to fees if
paying by credit card.
Location: Belmont Country Club, Ashburn, VA.
Questions? Contact Claar@loudouncrimecommission.org.
Wednesday, 19 October 2016, noon - Washington, DC - Hot Topics Series - Global Terrorism, Espionage and Cybersecurity Monthly Update - at the International Spy Museum
Be the first to learn the latest intelligence news! Join David Major, retired supervisory special agent of the FBI and former director of Counterintelligence and Security Programs at the NSC staff at the White House, for a briefing on the hottest intelligence and security issues, breaches, and penetrations. Presented in partnership with The Centre for Counterintelligence and Security Studies (CI Centre), these updates will cover worldwide events such as breaking espionage cases and arrest reports, cyber espionage incidents, and terrorist activity. Major uses his expertise to analyze trends and highlight emerging issues of interest to both intelligence and national security professionals and the public. Cases are drawn from the CI Centre's SPYPEDIA', the most comprehensive source of espionage information in the world, containing events and information that may not be reported by mainstream media outlets. Tickets: FREE. Visit www.spymuseum.org
Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 8 am - 3 pm - Laurel, MD - Paul Goldenberg, John Farmer and Distinguished Panelists address "Combating Domestic Terrorism" at this National Cryptologic Museum Foundation's 18th Annual Symposium and Membership Meeting
This year's NCMF's Annual Symposium looks at "Combating Domestic
Terrorism" featuring Paul Goldenberg, CEO, Cardinal
Point Strategies, Co-Chair of the DHS Foreign Fighter Task Force and
Co-Chair of the DHS Faith-Based Security Council. He will be joined by his
associate, John Farmer, Professor of Law and Special
Counsel to the President of Rutgers University and former Attorney General
of New Jersey in providing their unique insights on their work in Belgium
and other parts of Europe following the recent terrorism events there.
We also have an exciting lineup of speakers for the afternoon session which will feature a notable panel of local law enforcement officials who will offer their perspective on protecting Maryland's citizens, property and information in the wake of terrorism and domestic unrest.
Panel Members are: Kemp Ensor, NSA Associate Director of Security and Counterintelligence; Kevin Perkins, FBI Special Agent in Charge, Baltimore Field Office; Col. William Pallozzi, Superintendent, Maryland State Police, and panel moderator Richard C. Schaeffer, President, National Cryptologic Museum Foundation.
Also joining the afternoon discussions will be Ronald Lee, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP and former NSA General Counsel and Associate Deputy Attorney General of the Department of Justice, speaking on protecting the privacy rights of US citizens in the fight against terrorism.
REGISTRATION and NCMF exhibits open at 0800. A continental breakfast will be available from 0800-0900 and lunch will be served from 1200-1300. Speaker presentations run 0900-1500.
LOCATION: Event will be held at Johns Hopkins University/APL Kossiakoff Center, 11100 Johns Hopkins Rd., Laurel, MD 20723. Once you reach the APL at Johns Hopkins Rd, Turn right on Pond Road, just past the service station. Follow the signs to the Kossiakoff Center parking on the lower lot. The lower level parking lot near the Kossiakoff Center is recommended and a shuttle service will operate from 0745-1530 for your convenience. More granular driving directions are available here.
ALL PRESENTATIONS ARE NON-ATTRIBUTION AND RECORDING DEVICES ARE PROHIBITED.
The fee for NCMF members is $30 and guests $60 (includes a one-year guest membership). Register online at www.cryptologicfoundation.org. Registration closes on Friday, 14 October. Or you may mail-in your registration fee to NCMF, P.O. Box 1682, Fort George G. Meade, MD 20755-9998.
Thursday, 20 October 2016, 6 - 8pm - Alexandria, VA - NIP No-Host Social by Naval Intelligence Professionals - "Lessons in Executive Leadership."
Attend the monthly "3rd Thursday" Social - as part of the Naval Intelligence Professionals' Lessons in Leadership Intelligence Series.
Guest speaker this time is VADM Jake Jacoby, USN(Ret) on "Lessons in Executive Leadership."
Location: Sonoma Cellar 207 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314
RSVP - None required. Dress: Smart casual. Come and enjoy.
21 October 2016, 6pm - Arlington, VA - 50th Naval Intelligence Officers' Dining-In deadline approaches. Event honors VADM Jan Tighe.
A reminder that ticket deadline for the 50th Naval Intelligence Officers' Dining-In, is 12 October, so do not delay on a purchase if you intend on going. The event takes place 21 October 2016 at the Fort Myer Officer's Club in Fort Myer, VA, and begins at 6 pm.
The Guest of Honor is VADM Jan Tighe. Members of the mess include officers with the following designators: 163X, 183X, 645X, 745X, and any IWC officer filling an 1830-coded billet.
Dinner Attire: Dinner Dress Blue (no cover) or Civilian Black Tie (for retirees)
As it is the 50th iteration of this event, this year's theme will reflect on our shared history and heritage as Naval Intelligence Officers.
Entertainment: As is tradition, we are seeking skits (digital video format or live presentation) for the entertainment portion of the evening. If your command would like to submit a video or has a live presentation idea, please contact LT Park at email@example.com. The deadline for video submissions is October 7, 2016.
Please spread the word to all of your personnel!
Purchase tickets here.
25 October 2016 - Bolling AFB, DC - NMIA 2016 Fall Classified Symposium "Winning Tomorrow's Battles."
The National Military Intelligence Association (NMIA) hosts its 2016 Classified Fall Symposium, "Winning Tomorrow's Battles: New Techniques, Tools, and Technologies."
The event will be held at the SECRET/5 EYES Security Level.
Event location: Tighe Auditorium, DIA Headquarters, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.
Online Registration here.
28 - 29 October 2016 - The Hague, Netherlands - "Witness to Change: Intelligence Analysis in a Changing Environment" is topic of the NISA 25th Anniversary Conference
The Netherlands Intelligence Studies Association (NISA) celebrates its
25th anniversary with a two-days conference. Main theme is the strongly
changed environment of the intelligence analyst during these past 25
In other words: the 25th anniversary as a symbol for the revolutionary changes in the intelligence world with which analysts have to deal; both external developments (the onset of a multipolar world, asymmetric conflicts, the information revolution), and internal changes (in collecting, processing, dissemination, legitimization and supervision).
These developments forced intelligence analysts and organisations to adapt work processes and methods and techniques. Intelligence analysts still mostly operate in secret, but the demands of intelligence consumers and the public have changed over the last 25 years. Social and technological developments have changed the playing field and the rules of the game for the intelligence analyst, leading to an enormous growth in (publicly) available information and means of communication, and demands for more transparency and accountability. Aim of the conference is to touch on the consequences of this changed environment, and to look ahead.
Participants are invited to listen to distinguished experts in the field, and to enter into discussions on various topics relating to intelligence analysis.
The Conference will be held at the Nationaal Archief (the National
Archive), Prins Willem Alexanderhof 20, The Hague, the Netherlands.
The conference program may be viewed here as a PDF.
Conference Fee: Standard Fee: Eur175; Student Fee: Eur80 (proof of status
required). Fee covers registration, lunch and drinks.
To join the Conference Diner on Friday 28 October 2016, an extra fee of Eur30 is applicable.
To Register: For registration: fill this form. After registration you will receive
further information as regards payment of the conference fee and the
programme. There is a limited number of seats. Registration for the
conference will close on 15 October 2016.
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