A20 – Information and communication technologies and public order

Date : Monday, January 28, 2013

Time : 18h00-19h00

Hosted by : Denis Fortier (Journaliste, Directeur de la rédaction d’AEF sécurité globale (AISG))

The London riots of 2011 and the Arab Springs have offered insight into a new use of social networks. They are now an essential communication medium, an instrument to federate protests and organise demonstrations. What is the real potential of social networks today? In absolute terms, can they threaten law and order in our societies?

    • Presentation speakers
      • Sebastian DENEF, Fraunhofer Institute
      • Kevin HOY, Police officer, Great Manchester Police
      • Morgan MARQUIS-BOIRE, Security Engineer - Google, Technical Advisor - Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto