20 August, 2015 – 08:30 to 21 August, 2015 – 14:00
National Library of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

On 20th August some of the most influential minds from the world of strategic communications, media, defence and security, will gather in Riga to discuss how strategic communications can strengthen the defence capabilities of NATO in the new information environment.

The conference “The Riga StratCom Dialogue: Perception Matters”, that will take place on 20th-21st August, has already attracted more than two hundred participants, including Heads of States, foreign and defence ministers, NATO representatives, as well as academics, journalists, defence and communications experts from NATO and partner nations.

The agenda of the conference includes topics such as the lessons learned from ISAF operations in  Afghanistan, how NATO can improve its defence by using strategic communications, what is the role of social media in modern conflicts, and what communication methods DAESH is using to recruit new supporters and disseminate their propaganda.

You can learn more about the conference here and download its programme here.