2015 Global Intelligence Forum
The Dungarvan Conference
July 12th - 16th, 2015

Intelligence Trends Panel:  This panel will discuss and explore emerging trends in intelligence and information management practices. The panel will focus specifically on trends that impact decision-making and the application of specific methods to to assist organizational and strategic planning.  A key panel goal will be to develop a stronger community of interest between government, industry, academia, professional organizations and individuals on the application of intelligence and data analytics to address organizational objectives.

Anticipatory Intelligence Panel: This panel will provide discussion surrounding an applied perspective on anticipatory intelligence to include topics such as methods, tradecraft, data sources, data management, forecasting accuracy, and advanced analytic techniques. With perspectives spanning government, private industry and academia, the distinguished speakers on this panel will address anticipatory intelligence techniques from the vantage points of different and distinctive data collection platforms. Ideally, this panel discussion will stimulate dialogue surrounding the future of anticipatory intelligence tradecraft and advances in anticipatory analytics.

News & Announcements

ERIE, Pa. -- National security and law enforcement agencies gather intelligence to combat threats. The business and finance industries use intelligence to compete. It's time for higher education to do the same, one Mercyhurst University professor said. Read More »
Posted on July 14th, 2015, 9:08 AM
For several months, Islamic State militants have been using instant messaging apps which encrypt or destroy conversations immediately. This has inhibit U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies from identifying and monitoring suspected terrorists, even when a court order is granted, because messaging companies and app developers say they are unable to unlock the coded conversations and/or do not have a record of the conversations. “We’re past going dark in certain instances,” said Michael B. Steinbach, the FBI’s top counterterrorism official. “We are dark.” Read More »
Posted on June 11th, 2015, 8:29 AM