10:30

Break

10:45

Panel I—Conflict Is Local: Mapping the Sociocultural Terrain

Moderator: Dr. George Tita, Planning Committee and University of California, Irvine

 

Guiding Question: What sociocultural factors must be understood to achieve military success in conflict environments?

10:50

Sociocultural Intelligence (SOCINT)

Mr. Kerry Patton, Henley Putnam University

11:10

From Dark Web to Geopolitical Web: Collection and Analysis

Dr. Hsinchun Chen, University of Arizona

11:30

Addressing Concentrations of Core Offenders

Mr. David Kennedy, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

11:50

Implications and Q&A*

12:45 pm

Working Lunch

Dr. Judee Burgoon

Participants are invited to use computers in meeting room to submit questions for the committee and panelists to address.

1:45

Panel II —Bridging Sociocultural Gaps in Cooperative Relationships

Moderator: Dr. Andrew Imada, Planning Committee and A.S. Imada & Associates

 

Guiding Question: What sociocultural knowledge will enable Department of Defense personnel to work with cooperative partners (international and indigenous) to make local populations feel safe?

1:50

The Specificity of Culture and Context

Dr. Robert Rubinstein, The Maxwell School of Syracuse University

2:10

The Four Elementary Forms of Social Relations—and Their Cultural Implementations

Dr. Alan Fiske, University of California, Los Angeles



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