Open Source Intelligence Dissemination Conference

Starting Date2015-07-08 Ending Date2015-12-08 Roma, Italy

The IIJ Senior Investigations Advisor participated in the Open Source Intelligence Dissemination Conference which was organised by the Governments of Italy and the United Kingdom and held at the Ministry of the Interior in Rome. The event which was led by the West Yorkshire Police Innovation Project Team brought together a number of European research projects which are being developed in partnership arrangements between government agencies, law enforcement agencies, industry, academic institutions and other organisations including Interpol, Europol, UNICRI and the UNODC. The focus of the conference was around the acquisition, analysis and application of open source intelligence, in particular social media information, in emergency response situations and crime and terrorist investigations conducted by law enforcement agencies.