SMi Releases New Interviews with Social Media Gurus ahead of #MilSocialMedia conference

  • Posted by SMiGroup12017
  • October 9, 2017 2:13 PM BST

In the lead to the 7th Social Media within the Defence & Military Sector Conference & Exhibition, SMi Group has conducted a series of quickfire interviews with some of the experts speaking at the conference in London this December. 

Through Q&As and Twitter chats, SMi has released interviews with
• Brad Kimberly, US Department of Defence
• Colonel Alexander Liintenhofer, Republic of Austria Federal Ministry of Defence & Sports
• Harald Kvam, Digital Editor, Norwegian Armed Forces Media Centre
• Stuart Thomson, Bircham Dyson Bell
• Colin Jacobs, Immediate Future

The full interview series can be read on the Download Centre at

Social Media within the Defence & Military 2017 will explore top tips and trends surrounding the reality of social media integration into defence operations. The event will showcase fresh case studies exploring the power of social media during military campaigns such as Bundeswehr's Die Rekruten on YouTube; the Irish Defence Force's immersive video and virtual reality recruitment campaign; and how Fujitsu's Global Connectivity platform, which has transformed the way the Ministry of Defence collaborates with industry partners.

The full conference agenda and registration details are available on

For those interested in attending, there is currently an Early Bird discount of £100.

Social Media Within the Defence and Military Sector 2017
6-7 December 2017
Copthorne Tara Hotel, London, UK

For more updates on the conference, follow SMi Group on @smigroupdefence and join the conversation using #milsocialmedia on Twitter.

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