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SMi Group Ltd

Global Event Producing Company

The SMi Group is a highly Professional, Independent and Global event producing company that specialises in Business to Business Conferences, Workshops, Masterclasses and Training. We create and deliver events within Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors.

Our aim is to provide you with the highest Quality Events in Defence, Security, Energy, Utilities, Finance and Pharmaceutical sectors, which are timely, relevant and important to you and your company!

We pride ourselves on being connected to the best and most Knowledgeable Expert speakers in your business sector. We believe in bringing you together with your peers in order to Learn, Engage, Share and Network with the very best. We hold events in over 30 major cities throughout the world including London, Paris, Singapore and have welcomed over 200k participants from 80 countries to our events.

We are Experts in knowing Experts and have been bringing you this Expertise since 1993!

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Social Media within the Defence and Military Sector 2016 - 24/08/2016

Live Twitter chat to explore social media integration in military activities

SMi Group, SHRM and NATO Shape to lead live Twitter chat to discuss Social Media within the Defence & Military Sector.

Global events production company SMi Group will be hosting a live Twitter chat on Thursday, 25 August 2016 at 3PM GMT+1. The interactive debate is set in the run-up to the 5th annual conference on Social Media within the Defence & Military Sector, which will take place on 14 & 15 November 2016 in Central London.

Lieutenant Colonel (ret’d) Andrew Morton, Director of Social Engagement at SHRM and Colonel Eric Bloom, Chief of NATO SHAPE Public Affairs Office, will be will be co-chairing the live Twitter chat. Both Lt. Col Morton and Col Bloom will also be speaking at the conference in November.

The interactive session aims to gather military forces and defence industry leaders to discuss, debate, and explore the opportunities and risks in further incorporating social media into the fabric of military activities. Issues to be addressed include the difference between operational awareness from operational security, the argument of civil liberty versus security, the current state and reliability of intelligence gathering and the impacts of social media use during mission operations.
Participants can join the conversation by following SMi Group on @smigroupdefence and by using #milsocialmedia on Twitter.

Speakers at SMi’s 5th Social Media within the Defence & Military Sector include NATO, UK MoD, US Department of Defense, Norwegian Armed Forces, Saab, United Nations, Bundeswehr, Czech Republic MoD, Canadian National Defense and many more. A complete agenda can be viewed at

For media queries please contact Honey de Gracia at For delegate queries please contact James Hitchen at

Social Media within the Defence and Military Sector 2016
14 & 15 November 2016
Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, London UK

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