Australian OSINT Symposium - September 2021

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Symposium

OSINT Combine and the Canberra Cyber Security Innovation Node will host the Australian OSINT Symposium on 7-9 September 2021

The Australian OSINT Symposium is a conference for government groups, corporations & the public to come together and collaborate on Open Source Intelligence techniques and share operational experiences to foster greater efficiencies and effectiveness within Australian organisations. 

** All profits will be donated to counter-human trafficking non-profits - Gain knowledge & contribute to a great cause! **

Day 1 - Closed-door sessions specific for law enforcement, government agencies and military around the world.

** Access to this day of sessions will be made available only to registrants who can identify through a government work email address **

This day will see a series of leading speakers from national security agencies, law enforcement and military agencies from around the world share valuable insights on the role OSINT plays in the modern information environment and how it applies to a range of topics from counter-terrorism, counter-human-trafficking, modern combative environments, and criminal investigations.

​As a closed-door day, unclassified but more sensitive topics will be discussed with an intent to collaborate with international partners on emerging techniques & challenges

Day 2 - Open-door sessions by industry professionals to discuss OSINT within the corporate sector and foster greater public-private partnerships in Australia

This day will see a series of industry experts in the OSINT and security environment provide valuable insights into how they use OSINT to support their operations and the challenges of working in public-private partnerships to address corporate responsibilities and national security requirements. 

The keynote speaker is Marcus Thompson AM, PhD - an experienced senior leader with highly developed technical skills and academic knowledge in cybersecurity, information technology, and information warfare. 

Speakers from hands-on practitioners to senior leadership across a broad spectrum of industries and experiences will provide a mosaic of how important OSINT is for the corporate sector and the protection of people in today's modern information society.

Day 3 - Formal Training Sessions delivered by OSINT Combine

This day will be available for those who purchase a Day 3 pass on registration and feature sessions on:

  • Applied Disinformation with OSINT
  • Investigating Supply Chains with OSINT
  • Dark Web Investigations

Register HERE