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September 2021

Distinguished Speaker 29 September 2021 – Information Resilience: Countering Russian Propaganda and Disinformation

September 29 @ 13:00 - 15:00
virtual

RUSI(NS) will meet Wednesday, 29 September, to hear a video-conference by Mr John Spykerman, Director, Russia Team, Global Engagement Center (GEC), US Department of State (DOS). The topic of his presentation is "Information Resilience: Countering Russian Propaganda and Disinformation." Propaganda, disinformation, and misinformation have the potential to polarize societies, create distrust and suspicion, cause societal conflict, and undermine democracies and the democratic system. The mission of the US Department of State Global Engagement Center is to "direct, lead, synchronize, integrate,…

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October 2021

Distinguished Speaker 20 October 2021 – The Casualty Identification Program

October 20 @ 13:00 - 15:00
virtual

RUSI(NS) will meet Wednesday, 20 October 2021, to hear a video-conference presentation by Dr Sarah Lockyer, Directorate History & Heritage, Department of National Defence. The topic of her presentation is "The Casualty Identification Program: Identifying the remains of Canadian soldiers form the First and Second World Wars and the Korean Conflict." As a result of the First and Second World Wars as well as the conflict in Korea, there are more than 27,000 Canadian service members who have no known…

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