Tactical Intelligence Studies Group Events List

We have collated events from the following disciplines:

  • Intelligence (including battlefield intelligence)
  • Collecting and Collating Knowledge (The SBOK Project)
  • Cyber Security
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Disseminaing/ Persuading
  • Teaching Methods

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Polarised Attitudes Towards COVID-19 - Reuter’s Institute Webinar

14th May 2020 1:30pm | Virtual

Retuer's COVID-19 News and Information Project revealed a polarisation of attitudes towards news coverage of the pandemic in the UK. Those on the left are more likely to say the news media has not been critical enough, while those on the right say news coverage has been too critical of the government. Richard Fletcher, Senior Research Fellow, will delve into the findings from the survey.

Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Service: NCRM Webinar

14th May 2020 | Virtual

Introduction to finding data in the UK Data Service. Participants will be given a practical overview of the tools that the service provides, particularly our data catalogue to help you to make the most of your data searches. We will discuss best approaches to searching data and how to use the search tool to narrow down search results. We will also explore other service resources provided to help you get the data you want and related information.

Mapping a Pandemic: Policing the UK during Covid- 19: RUSI Webinar:

14th May 2020 2pm-4pm| Virtual

In this webinar, panellists will discuss the challenges of maintaining law and order during the coronavirus response. They will also consider how the pandemic is changing the organised crime threat and the likely implications for law enforcement agencies.

 Introduction to Dealing with Missing Data: UCL Course

18th May 2020 9:30am-1pm | UCL, London

This course looks at the problem of missing data in research studies in detail. Reasons and different types of missing data are discussed as well as bad and good methods of dealing with them.

‘Why Technology has impacted so lightly on Teaching Practices’: British Computer Science Webinar Series

19th May 2020  7pm-8pm| Virtual

15 Years of Education Technology (EdTech) Trends. Why technology has impacted so lightly on teaching practise, why things are about to change. What the class of 2035 will look like?

‘Key Issues in Reusing Data’: NCRM Webinar

21st May 2020 | Virtual

Participants will hear about the key issues in secondary analysis as a method. The introductory session will briefly cover the pros and cons of reusing data and the importance of learning about the origins of your data. Quantitative and qualitative secondary analysis will be discussed with examples and issues of context, sampling and ethics will be raised.

‘Introduction to Meta-Analysis: NCRM Webinar

1st June 2020 | Virtual

This course provides an overview of meta-analysis from a statistician's point of view, with an optional half day workshop in R.

OpenTech 2020

1st June 2020 | Virtual Event

OpenTech is an informal, low cost, one-day conference on slightly different approaches to technology, problems and democracy.

Assessing Measurement Reliability and Validity:  UCL Course 

5th June 2020 | UCL, London UK

This one-day course offers an introduction to the principles, methods of assessment, and the appropriateness of statistical analyses for different types of measurement validity and reliability. Particular focus is given to statistical assessment of reliability over time, context and rater.

19th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, a Virtual Conference hosted by ACPI

18th June 2020| Averio, Portugal

ECRM is an event which brings like-minded researchers together from across the world.

ECCWS: the 19th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security

25th - 26th June 2020| Chester, UK

This conference attracts an interesting combination of academic scholars, military personnel, practitioners and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of the cyber security community.

Bellingcat Investigative Workshop

6th -10th July 2020| London, UK

The Bellingcat Investigation Team is an award winning group of volunteers and full time investigators who make up the core of the Bellingcat's investigative efforts. The intention of the workshop is to teach participants the core skills required for open source investigation, giving them sufficient time with practical examples to develop solid investigative experience, and teach a range of tools and methodologies that can be applied to their own work.

 ‘An Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods’: King’s College London Short Course

27th -30th July 2020 London, UK

This four-day course aims to provide students with an understanding of the purpose and appropriate use of qualitative research methods. The course is intended to be both practical and accessible and aims to equip students with the skills to undertake their own qualitative research. Course tutors will provide examples from their own work to illustrate the application of qualitative research in the mental health field.

 ‘An introduction to causal inference from observational data’: University of Southampton Workshop

29th -30th July 2020  London, UK

This one-day workshop will Introduce the basic principles of causal modelling (potential outcomes, graphs, causal effects) while emphasising the key role of design and assumptions in obtaining robust estimates. You will be introduced to the basic principles of machine learning and the use of machine learning methods to do causal inference (e.g. methods stemming from domain adaptation and propensity scores).

IT2 EC: Training and Educational Technologies for the Military and Civil Protection Communities

1st - 3rd September 2020 | ExCel London, UK

IT²EC is Europe’s primary forum for representatives from across the military, civil sector, industry and academia to connect and share knowledge about simulation, training and education. The three-day exhibition and conference gathers a broad selection of the industry’s brightest minds from across Europe and further afield

IFSEC International: Europe's leading integrated security event

8th -10th September | ExCel London

`The IFSEC International 2020 is your unmatched opportunity to network and do business with the entire security buying chain, discover solutions and see real products put to the test across access control, video surveillance, cybersecurity and more. Learn how to keep people and assets safe, enhance your knowledge, keep up-to-date with legislation, source products and grow your network. `

Counter Terror Expo

8th - 10th September 2020| ExCel London

The exhibition aims to discover new ideas and technology to improve security and aid in the fight against terrorism. Alongside the exhibition, CTX’s conference programme is aligned to its core themes of emergency preparedness, protection of people and critical infrastructure. These themes will be addressed across four theatres: Protecting Infrastructure, Protecting People, Ambition and World Counter Terror Congress.

Whitehall Briefing - The Future of UK–EU Intelligence Sharing in a Post-Brexit World

9th September 2020| Virtual

An exclusive Whitehall briefing with Sir John Scarlett KCMG OBE, Vice Chairman of RUSI and former Chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS or MI6). In this briefing, Sir John will examine the options for UK–EU intelligence sharing in a post-Brexit world.

International Security Expo

2nd -3rd October 2020| Olympia, London UK

International Security Expo is the only flagship event bringing Government, industry, academia and the entire end-user community in charge of regulation & procurement together to debate current challenges and to source the latest security technologies and services.

Cranfield University: Cyber Symposium

6th October 2020 - 7th October 2020 | London UK

The symposium is designed to examine the impact of cyber across the span of military activity, including operations, acquisition, security, training, and education. It will do this through not only a science and technology lens, but also through case studies and an examination of the threat spectrum. The symposium will bring together representatives from across the defence and cyber security sector, including industry, academia and the military, to hear and discuss the future challenges, how they might be met, and what the associated future requirements may be.

Comparing Intelligence and Journalism Conference

1st April 2021| Las Vegas

The purpose of this panel is to improve our ability to understand, explain, and practice both intelligence and journalism in an age of information and disinformation, competing and false narratives, accusations of fake news and corrupt intelligence, along with the political and ideological weaponization of information.

Globalization, Regionalism and Nationalism: Contending Forces in World Politics, ISA 2021 Annual Convention

7th-10th April 2021| Las Vegas

The ISA 2021 Annual Convention seeks to understand the actors, anxieties, and political forces in international and domestic politics that are shaping- and shaped by- the changing world

International Journalism Festival

14th -18th April 2021 | Perugia, Italy

Please note that the English-language part of the festival programme is concentrated on Thursday 02, Friday 03 and Saturday 04 April. On Wednesday 01 and Sunday 05 April there are only Italian-language events.

 

 

OpenTech 2020

1st June 2020 | Virtual Event

OpenTech is an informal, low cost, one-day conference on slightly different approaches to technology, problems and democracy.

Bellingcat Investigative Workshop

6th -10th July 2020| London, UK

The Bellingcat Investigation Team is an award winning group of volunteers and full time investigators who make up the core of the Bellingcat's investigative efforts. The intention of the workshop is to teach participants the core skills required for open source investigation, giving them sufficient time with practical examples to develop solid investigative experience, and teach a range of tools and methodologies that can be applied to their own work.

IFSEC International: Europe's leading integrated security event

8th -10th September 2020| ExCel London

`The IFSEC International 2020 is your unmatched opportunity to network and do business with the entire security buying chain, discover solutions and see real products put to the test across access control, video surveillance, cybersecurity and more. Learn how to keep people and assets safe, enhance your knowledge, keep up-to-date with legislation, source products and grow your network. `

International Security Expo

2nd - 3rd October 2020| Olympia, London UK

International Security Expo is the only flagship event bringing Government, industry, academia and the entire end-user community in charge of regulation & procurement together to debate current challenges and to source the latest security technologies and services.

Cranfield University: Cyber Symposium

06th - 7th October 2020| London UK

The symposium is designed to examine the impact of cyber across the span of military activity, including operations, acquisition, security, training, and education. It will do this through not only a science and technology lens, but also through case studies and an examination of the threat spectrum. The symposium will bring together representatives from across the defence and cyber security sector, including industry, academia and the military, to hear and discuss the future challenges, how they might be met, and what the associated future requirements may be.

ECCWS: the 19th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security

25th -26th June 2020 | Chester, UK

This conference attracts an interesting combination of academic scholars, military personnel, practitioners and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of the cyber security community.

Finding and accessing data in the UK Data Service: NCRM Webinar

14th May 2020 | Virtual

This introductory webinar is intended for anyone who wants to hear about finding data from the UK Data Service. Participants will be given a practical overview of the tools that the service provides, particularly our data catalogue to help you to make the most of your data searches. We will discuss best approaches to searching data and how to use the search tool to narrow down search results. We will also explore other service resources provided to help you get the data you want and related information.

Introduction to Dealing with Missing Data: UCL Course

18th May 2020 9:30am-1pm | UCL, London

This course looks at the problem of missing data in research studies in detail. Reasons and different types of missing data are discussed as well as bad and good methods of dealing with them.

 ‘Key Issues in Reusing Data’: NCRM Webinar

21st May 2020 | Virtual

Participants will hear about the key issues in secondary analysis as a method. The introductory session will briefly cover the pros and cons of reusing data and the importance of learning about the origins of your data. Quantitative and qualitative secondary analysis will be discussed with examples and issues of context, sampling and ethics will be raised.

‘Introduction to Meta-Analysis: NCRM Webinar

1st June 2020| Virtual

This course provides an overview of meta-analysis from a statistician's point of view, with an optional half day workshop in R.

OpenTech 2020

1st June 2020 | Virtual Event

OpenTech is an informal, low cost, one-day conference on slightly different approaches to technology, problems and democracy.

19th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies, a Virtual Conference hosted by ACPI

18th June 2020| Averio, Portugal

ECRM is an event which brings like-minded researchers together from across the world.

‘An Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods’: King’s College London Short Course

27th -30th July 2020 | London, UK

This four-day course aims to provide students with an understanding of the purpose and appropriate use of qualitative research methods. The course is intended to be both practical and accessible and aims to equip students with the skills to undertake their own qualitative research. Course tutors will provide examples from their own work to illustrate the application of qualitative research in the mental health field.

 ‘An introduction to causal inference from observational data’: University of Southampton Workshop

29th- 30th July 2020 | London, UK

This one-day workshop will Introduce the basic principles of causal modelling (potential outcomes, graphs, causal effects) while emphasising the key role of design and assumptions in obtaining robust estimates. You will be introduced to the basic principles of machine learning and the use of machine learning methods to do causal inference (e.g. methods stemming from domain adaptation and propensity scores).

OpenTech 2020

1st June 2020 | Virtual Event

OpenTech is an informal, low cost, one-day conference on slightly different approaches to technology, problems and democracy.

‘Introduction to Meta-Analysis: NCRM Webinar

1st June 2020 | Virtual

This course provides an overview of meta-analysis from a statistician's point of view, with an optional half day workshop in R.

Assessing Measurement Reliability and Validity

5th June 2020 | UCL, London UK

This one-day course offers an introduction to the principles, methods of assessment, and the appropriateness of statistical analyses for different types of measurement validity and reliability. Particular focus is given to statistical assessment of reliability over time, context and rater.

Polarised Attitudes Towards COVID-19 News Coverage: Reuter’s Institute Webinar

14th May 2020, 1:30pm | Virtual

Our COVID-19 News and Information Project has revealed a polarisation of attitudes towards news coverage of the pandemic in the UK. Those on the left are more likely to say the news media has not been critical enough, while those on the right say news coverage has been too critical of the government. Richard Fletcher, Senior Research Fellow, will delve into the findings from the survey.

OpenTech 2020

1st June 2020 | Virtual Event

OpenTech is an informal, low cost, one-day conference on slightly different approaches to technology, problems and democracy.

 ‘Introduction to Meta-Analysis’: NCRM Webinar

1st June 2020 | Virtual

This course provides an overview of meta-analysis from a statistician's point of view, with an optional half day workshop in R.

Counter Terror Expo

8th - 10th September 2020| ExCel London

The exhibition aims to discover new ideas and technology to improve security and aid in the fight against terrorism. Alongside the exhibition, CTX’s conference programme is aligned to its core themes of emergency preparedness, protection of people and critical infrastructure. These themes will be addressed across four theatres: Protecting Infrastructure, Protecting People, Ambition and World Counter Terror Congress.

Comparing Intelligence and Journalism Conference

April 2021| Las Vegas

The purpose of this panel is to improve our ability to understand, explain, and practice both intelligence and journalism in an age of information and disinformation, competing and false narratives, accusations of fake news and corrupt intelligence, along with the political and ideological weaponization of information. 

Globalization, Regionalism and Nationalism: Contending Forces in World Politics, ISA 2021 Annual Convention

7th -10th April 2021 | Las Vegas

The ISA 2021 Annual Convention seeks to understand the actors, anxieties, and political forces in international and domestic politics that are shaping- and shaped by- the changing world

Mapping a Pandemic: Policing the UK during Covid- 19: RUSI Webinar

14th May 2020 2pm-4pm| Virtual

In this webinar, panellists will discuss the challenges of maintaining law and order during the coronavirus response. They will also consider how the pandemic is changing the organised crime threat and the likely implications for law enforcement agencies.

Introduction to Dealing with Missing Data: UCL Course

18th May 2020 9:30am-1pm | UCL, London

This course looks at the problem of missing data in research studies in detail. Reasons and different types of missing data are discussed as well as bad and good methods of dealing with them.

 ‘Key Issues in Reusing Data’: NCRM Webinar

21st May 2020 | Virtual

Participants will hear about the key issues in secondary analysis as a method. The introductory session will briefly cover the pros and cons of reusing data and the importance of learning about the origins of your data. Quantitative and qualitative secondary analysis will be discussed with examples and issues of context, sampling and ethics will be raised.

OpenTech 2020

1st June 2020 | Virtual Event

OpenTech is an informal, low cost, one-day conference on slightly different approaches to technology, problems and democracy.

Assessing Measurement Reliability and Validity

5th June 2020 | UCL, London UK

This one-day course offers an introduction to the principles, methods of assessment, and the appropriateness of statistical analyses for different types of measurement validity and reliability. Particular focus is given to statistical assessment of reliability over time, context and rater.

ECCWS: the 19th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security

25th - 26th June 2020 | Chester, UK

This conference attracts an interesting combination of academic scholars, military personnel, practitioners and individuals who are engaged in various aspects of the cyber security community.

‘An introduction to causal inference from observational data’: University of Southampton Workshop

29th - 30th July 2020 | London, UK

This one-day workshop will Introduce the basic principles of causal modelling (potential outcomes, graphs, causal effects) while emphasising the key role of design and assumptions in obtaining robust estimates. You will be introduced to the basic principles of machine learning and the use of machine learning methods to do causal inference (e.g. methods stemming from domain adaptation and propensity scores).

Whitehall Briefing - The Future of UK–EU Intelligence Sharing in a Post-Brexit World

9th September 2020 6:15pm| Virtual

An exclusive Whitehall briefing with Sir John Scarlett KCMG OBE, Vice Chairman of RUSI and former Chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS or MI6). In this briefing, Sir John will examine the options for UK–EU intelligence sharing in a post-Brexit world.

Cranfield University: Cyber Symposium

6th -7th October 2020 | London UK

The symposium is designed to examine the impact of cyber across the span of military activity, including operations, acquisition, security, training, and education. It will do this through not only a science and technology lens, but also through case studies and an examination of the threat spectrum. The symposium will bring together representatives from across the defence and cyber security sector, including industry, academia and the military, to hear and discuss the future challenges, how they might be met, and what the associated future requirements may be.

Comparing Intelligence and Journalism Conference

April 2021 | Las Vegas

The purpose of this panel is to improve our ability to understand, explain, and practice both intelligence and journalism in an age of information and disinformation, competing and false narratives, accusations of fake news and corrupt intelligence, along with the political and ideological weaponization of information. 

‘Why Technology has impacted so lightly on Teaching Practices’: British Computer Science Webinar Series

19th May 2020 7pm-8pm| Virtual

15 Years of Education Technology (EdTech) Trends. Why technology has impacted so lightly on teaching practise, why things are about to change. What the class of 2035 will look like?

OpenTech 2020

1st June 2020 | Virtual Event

OpenTech is an informal, low cost, one-day conference on slightly different approaches to technology, problems and democracy.

IT2 EC: Training and Educational Technologies for the Military and Civil Protection Communities

1st - 3rd September 2020 | ExCel London, UK

IT²EC is Europe’s primary forum for representatives from across the military, civil sector, industry and academia to connect and share knowledge about simulation, training and education. The three-day exhibition and conference gathers a broad selection of the industry’s brightest minds from across Europe and further afield.

Cranfield University: Cyber Symposium

6th - 7th October | London UK

The symposium is designed to examine the impact of cyber across the span of military activity, including operations, acquisition, security, training, and education. It will do this through not only a science and technology lens, but also through case studies and an examination of the threat spectrum. The symposium will bring together representatives from across the defence and cyber security sector, including industry, academia and the military, to hear and discuss the future challenges, how they might be met, and what the associated future requirements may be.