Information Operations Europe: Delivering Effects Through Influence Activity

By Iqpc, PRNE
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

LONDON, May 26, 2011 -

Information Operations Europe's agenda has been released and the main
focus for this year will be the lessons learned in Afghanistan,
counter-piracy and HOA operations. In addition, the UK MoD, French and US DoD
strategic policy will also discussed by the most senior personnel including
ISAF's Brigadier Iain Harrison, Director of Influence and Outreach will
deliver front line reports at the summit.

Furthermore, there will be numerous tactical and operational level
briefings that cover regions as diverse as Coastal Horn of Africa, the
, Afghanistan and Somalia, looking at topics such as Target
Audience Analysis, Measurement of Effect, community, key leader and female
engagement and message credibility.

Day 2 sees key decision-makers at the strategic level, with Austin
, Director of Information Operations the DoD, and Air Commodore Ian
Wood, Head at Targeting and Information Operations at UK MoD.

Later in the day, the focus switches to the media and new media, with
speakers including the BBC Security Correpondent, Caroline Wyatt, and Thomas
Elkjer Nissen
of the Royal Danish Defence College.

An international forum for the PsyOps, Strategic Communications and
Influence communities, it has developed into the 'must attend' event,
allowing key thinkers and decision-makers to share lessons learned, new
policy and concepts and desperately needed on the ground experience for
current and future Information and Influence campaigns.

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