Monitoring Social Media in real time for Situational Awareness
Type: FEATURED Concurrent
Thursday May 31 9:30am to 10:25am
The Future is Now: Social Media in Real Time
Social media is spawning revolutions, influencing elections and spreading truth and misinformation to millions of people instantly.
This is for anyone who is concerned with the use of information before, during and after a crisis. The concept of "Non-Linear Hybrid Warfare" means that the future holds threats from an array of actors from nation-states to lone wolves. This presentation will better prepare you to find and counter those threats.
Have a better understanding of past, present and future social media trends.
Develop a better understanding of how to use social media in legal and ethical ways to monitor situations in real time.
How to plan and prepare for a future that includes state and non-state actors spreading disinformation and fake news that can impact organizations in the public and private sector at the local, state, provincial and federal levels.
Glen Mills Lieutenant, Burlington Police Department
Glen Mills is a lieutenant with the Burlington, Massachusetts Police Department. He began his career as a part-time police officer in 1992 and became a full-time officer in 1996. He was promoted to sergeant in 2001 and lieutenant in 2007.
Glen is the departments Criminal Intelligence Liaison Officer, Officer in Charge of the Crime Analysis Unit and OIC of the ATV Unit. He is the department’s Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) Representative and he teaches RAD (Rape Aggression Defense), Radkids (Resisting Aggression Defensively) and RAD for Seniors Self-Defense Programs to the community. Glen manages his departments Social Media, Citizens Police Academy, Workplace Safety and Crime Prevention Efforts. He is actively involved in a number of regional public safety and homeland security initiatives.
Glen is an IACA Certified Law Enforcement Analyst (CLEA) and the current President of the Massachusetts Association of Crime Analysts