Lectures

2017

Steele, Robert. “Speaking to the Citizens of Tana Bru, Norway,” Schoolhouse, by Invitation of Dag Pedersen, March 18, 2017.

2016

Steele, Robert, “Royal Danish Defence College: Lecture by Robert Steele on Open Source Intelligence Done Right,” Copenhagen, Denmark: Royal Danish Defence College, April 18, 2016.  OFFICIAL VIDEO 59 Minutes.

Steele, Robert. “Robert Steele on OSINT – Why and How,” Copenhagen, Denmark: Government of Denmark, April 18-20, 2016, as commissioned and presented to military, police, and national services.  BRIEFING

Steele, Robert. “The Ultimate Hack – Resilient Villages, Smart Cities, Prosperous Nations at Peace — and Unlimited Clean Water,” Potomac, Maryland: Reserved, March 6, 2016, as discussed for transmission to the Government of India and others.

2015

Steele, Robert. “Out of Control: Democracy Lost–Death of the USA–Can Open (Public Power Effect a Non-violent Revolution,” Northhampton, MA: Smith College, April 13, 2015 VIDEO (47:17).

Steele, Robert. “Applied Collective Intelligence: Can Evolutionary Cybernetics Leverage Distributed Human Intelligence While Advancing Artificial Intelligence?,” Vienna, AT: Global Brain and the Future Information Society Conference, 3-7 June 2015.

Steele, Robert. “Electoral Reform: What’s It Going To Take? on Lunch With Louden,” Coffee Party Radio, 9 April 2015.

Steele. Robert. “Robert David Steele on Electoral Reform,” Portland, OR: Conference on Happiness, Workshop on Electoral Reform, February 28, 2015.

Steele, Robert, “Readings in Education, Intelligence, & Research — Robert David STEELE Vivas Online Self-Study Aid,” Oakton, VA: Earth Intelligence Network, January 26, 2015.

2014

Steele, Robert, “La Importancia de las Relaciones Civico-Militares en el Proceso de Profesionalizacion de los Servicios de Inteligencia,” Quito, EC, Conference of the Intelligence Secretariat, November 26, 2014.

Steele, Robert. “The Importance of Civil-Military Relations to the Process of Professionalizing Intelligence,” Quito, EC, Conference of the Intelligence Secretariat, November 26, 2014.

Steele, Robert. “Open Source Everything for Revolutionary Change,” Scotland, September 2014

Steele, Robert. “The Open Source Everything Manifesto,” New York, NY: The Internet Society of New York, Liberation Technology Conference, May 21, 2014.

Dover, Rob and Robert Steele. “Intelligence and National Strategy? Rethinking Intelligence: Seven Barriers to Reform,” Paper presented the UK Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Manchester, April 14, 2014.

Steele, Robert. “Post-9/11 Modern Conflict,” Tarleton, TX: Tarleton State University, April 11, 2014.

Steele, Robert. “Beyond the Open Source Agency: School of Future-Oriented Hybrid Governance, World Brain Institute, PhD in Comprehensive Architecture,” Oakton, VA: Earth Intelligence Network, March 21, 2014, as delivered to Provost of George Mason University.

Steele, Robert. “Steele on Reality, Intelligence, Ethics, & Solutions,” New Haven, CT: Yale University, Yale Politic, February 6, 2014.

2013

Steele, Robert. “Intelligence Future,” London, UK: Centre for Intelligence and International Security Studies (CIISS), 23-25 May 2013. This was the invited keynote but they ran out of money and withdrew the invitation after the work was completed.

Steele, Robert. “Healing the Americas with an Open Source Agency — and Integrity / Dicho Sobre la Curacion de las Americas con un Agencia de Todo Abierto — y la Integridad,” Washington, DC: Inter-Americas Defense Board (IADB), January 26, 2013.

2012

Steele, Robert. “Testing the Two-Party Tyranny and Open Source Everything — The Battle for the Soul of the Republic,” New York, NY: Hackers on Planet Earth, July 13-15, 2012.

Steele, Robert. “Reflexivity as Integrity: Toward Earth/Life 4.0,” Washington, DC: Washington Academy of Sciences, March 31, 2012.

Steele, Robert. “GW’s Future: One Outsider’s Opinion — Real Estate, Relevance, Rankings,” Washington, DC: George Washington University, March 15, 2012.

2011

Steele, Robert. “Inteligencia Commercial / Commercial Intelligence,” Madrid, ES: Global Chase Jornada UNED, Noviembre / November 11, 2011.

Steele, Robert. “Inteligencia Empresarial y Estrategia Competitiva en Mercados Internacionales: Contexto y Desafio (Commerical Intelligence and Competitive Strategy in International Markets: Context and Challenge),” Madrid, ES: Centro de Estudios Economicos y Commerciales (CECO), Octubre/October 21, 2011.

Steele, Robert. “Occupy Wall Street Electoral Reform Proposal,” New York, NY: Occupy Wall Street Electoral Reform Working Group, October 2011.

Steele, Robert. “Peace from Above: Envisioning the Future of UN Air Power,”Presented to Conference on UN Aerospace Power, Ontario, Canada, June 15-17, 2011.

Steele, Robert. “Comments to LtGen Brent Scowcroft et al on Need for Strategic Analytic Model,” Washington, DC:  The Wilson Center, Conference on A National Strategic Narrative: Is Y Really the New X, April 15, 2011.

Steele, Robert. “Cyber-Command or IO 21,” Peterson AFB: CO, Army Annual Information Operations Conference, April 6, 2011.

Steele, Robert. “Hacking Health,” Bethesda, MD: Health Informatics, March 24, 2011.

Steele, Robert. “Building a Global Web: Education, Intelligence, & Research,” Fairfax, VA: George Mason University, February 2011.

2010

Steele, Robert. “Impacto de la Globalizacion en Inteligencia: Contexto y Desafio / Impact of Globalization on Intelligence: Context and Challenge,” Santigo, CL, Deciembre / December 2010.

Steele, Robert. “The State of Global Intelligence,” New York, NY: Hackers on Planet Earth, July 16-18, 2010.

Steele, Robert. “Hacking Humanity,” New York, NY: Hackers on Planet Earth, July 16-18, 2010.

2009

Steele, Robert. “The Ultimate Hack: Re-Inventing Intelligence to Re-Engineer Earth,” Odense, DK, October 27-28 2009. Simplified version; see March version for the longer engineering version.

Steele, Robert. “Real-Time Information (RTI): Injecting New Information Into Decision Systems,” Washington, DC: Arnold Information Technology, National Press Club, September 23, 2009.

Steele, Robert. “Planned Remarks,” New York, NY: Economics, Intelligence, & Transparency, September 13, 2009.

Steele, Robert. “Open Source Intelligence: Leadership & Staff Briefings,” Oakton, VA: Earth Intelligence Network, August 26, 2009.

Steele, Robert. “Open Everything: Re-Inventing the United Nations,” New York, NY: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), April 18, 2009.

Steele, Robert. “The Ultimate Hack: Re-Inventing Intelligence to Re-Engineer Earth,” Vancouver, CA: University of British Columbia, Faculty of Advanced Engineering, Workshop on Complex Analysis of Large-Scale Systems, March 17, 2009.

2008

Steele, Robert. “SPY IMPROV: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know and Did Not Know Who to Ask,” New York, NY: Hackers on Planet Earth, July 19, 2008.

Steele, Robert. “Earth Intelligence Network — State of the World and Open Everything,” New York, NY: Hackers on Planet Earth, July 18, 2008.

Steele, Robert. “Information Sharing & Analytics Orientation,” Washington, DC: Defense Intelligence Agency, International Intelligence Fellows Program, March 1, 2008.

2007

Steele, Robert. “Open Everything: We Won, Let’s Self-Govern,” Seattle, WA: Gnomedex, August 10, 2007.

Steele, Robert. “United Nations ‘Class Before One,” Information-Sharing and Analytics Orientation,” Beirut, LB, July 2007.

Steele, Robert. “Amazon as the Hub of the World Brain,” Seattle, WA: Amazon, Developers Conference (Capstone Speaker), January 2007.

2006

Steele, Robert. “Information Operations (IO) Analysis & Budget 101,” Washington, DC, March 16, 2006.

Steele, Robert. “Searching for Bin Laden: The Use of Intelligence in the War on Terror or How NOT to Spend the Taxpayers’ Treasure,” New York, NY: Hackers on Planet Earth, July 20, 2006.

Steele, Robert. “The Failure of 21st Century Intelligence,” New York, NY: Hackers on Planet Earth, July 20, 2006.

Steele, Robert. “Information Operations: All Information, All Languages, All the Time: The New Semantics of War & Peace, Wealth & Democracy,” Washington, DC, July 2006.

Steele, Robert. “OSS & OSINT: Leader, Pioneer, & Partner,” Suitland, MD: Office of Naval Intelligence, February 3, 2006.

Steele, Robert. “Multinational Intelligence: Can CENTCOM Lead the Way? Reflections on OSINT & the Coalition,” Tampa, FL: U.S. Central Command, January 27, 2006.

Steele, Robert. “Steele on Intelligence: What Can We Know, How? Reflections on the Near Future,” Washington, DC: Conference on National Security & National Competiveness: Open Source Solutions (OSS 2006), January 19, 2006.

2005

Steele, Robert. “Steele on Intelligence: What can we know, how? Reflections on the near future – Google versus the CIA — Five Year Outlook,” Santa Cruz, CA: Hackers Conference, November 17, 2005.

Steele, Robert. “Steele on Intelligence: What can we know, how? Reflections on the near future,” St. Louis, MO: Midwest Association for Latin American Studies, November 6, 2005.

Steele, Robert. “E3i: Ethics, Ecology, Evolution, Collective Intelligence, & Information Peacekeeping — Making the Revolution (1 part moral, 1 part conceptual, 1 part technical, 1 part cultural), Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College, April 18, 2005.

2004

Steele, Robert. “Information Peacekeeping: A Nobel Objective,” Stockholm, SE: Folke Bernadette Academy, December 4, 2004.

Steele, Robert. “The Future of Intelligence: Not Federal, Not Secret, Not Expensive,” Washington, DC: Department of Homeland Security, November 2004.

Steele, Robert. “Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Spying, 9-11, and Why We Continue to Screw Up,” New York, NY: Hackers on Planet Earth, July 9-11, 2004.

Steele, Robert. “21st Century Intelligence: A History from the Future,” Graz, AT: International Intelligence History Association, May 30 2004.

Steele, Robert. “DoD OSINT Program: A Speculative Review,” Washington, DC: Washington, DC: Conference on National Security & National Competiveness: Open Source Solutions (OSS 2006), April 12-16, 2004.

Steele, Robert. “The New Craft of Intelligence: How ‘State’ Should Lead,” Washington, DC: Department of State, Secretary of State Open Forum, March 24, 2004.

Steele, Robert. “Analysis: All-Source Analysis, Making Magic,” Rome, IT: Military Intelligence Academy, March 2004.

Steele, Robert. “Collection: Know Who Knows,” Rome, IT: Military Intelligence Academy, March 2004.

Steele, Robert. “Processing: Make the Most of What You Know,” Rome, IT: Military Intelligence Academy, March 2004.

Steele, Robert. “New Rules for the New Craft of Intelligence,” Rome, IT: Military Intelligence Academy, March 2004.

2003

Steele, Robert. “Open Source Information: Heads Up for the COCOMS,” Washington, DC: Open Source Solutions, Inc., 2003.

Steele, Robert. “Seven Generations of War: Intelligence & Information Operations: Placing Iraq on the Continuum of the Possible,” Vancouver, CA, Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies (CASIS), October 16-18, 2003.

Steele, Robert. “Strategic Threat Assessment: A Regional Approach to Intelligence, Force Structure, & Combined Operations,” Miami, FL: US Southern Command, March 3, 2003.

Steele, Robert. “The C4I Revolution: Smart Mobs, Dumb Organizations, & Asymmetric Warfare–Why Nothing President Bush Has Done Improves National Security,” San Antonio, TX: Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), January 9, 2003.

2002

Steele, Robert. “9-11, U.S. Intelligence, & the Real World,” Denver, CO: Office of Personnel Management, Western Management Development Center, 2002+.

Steele, Robert. “9-11, U.S. Intelligence, and the Real World,” Washington, DC: American Committee on Foreign Relations (ACFR), 2000+, 19 cities across America.

Steele, Robert. “Information Peacekeeping & The Future of Intelligence: The United Nations, Smart Mobs, and the Seven Tribes,” Amsterdam, NL: Netherlands Intelligence Studies Associations (NISA), November 15, 2002.

Steele, Robert. “Security Through Intelligence in a Complex Dangerous World,” Stockholm, SE: InfoSphere SA, November 6, 2002.

Steele, Robert. “The Failure of 20th Century Intelligence,” Oakton, VA, Open Source Solutions, Inc., July 5, 2002+, multiple presentations.

Steele, Robert. “The New Craft of Intelligence: Personal, Public, & Political,” Washington, DC: Conference on National Security & National Competiveness: Open Source Solutions (OSS 2006), May 6, 2004.

Steele, Robert. “The New Craft of Intelligence: What Should the T Be Doing to the I in IT?,” Las Vegas, NV: Federal Convention on Emerging Technologies: A Forum on Homeland Security (Keynote Speech, Event Sponsored by the National Security Agency), January 9, 2002.

2001

Steele, Robert. “The New Craft of Intelligence: Personal, Public, & Political,” Oakton, VA: Open Source Solutions, Inc., July 18, 2001, multiple presentations.

2000

Steele, Robert. “Non-Traditional Threats,” Washington, DC: Georgetown University, September 21, 2000, with Ambassador Bob Oakley.

Steele, Robert. “One World Ready or Not: From National Capabilities to Global Coverage Through a Virtual Intelligence Community Coordinated by NATO/PfP,” Brussels, Belgium, April 11, 2000.

Steele, Robert. “On Intelligence: Spies and Secrecy in an Open World,” Oakton, VA: Open Source Solutions, Inc., July 17, 2000, multiple presentations.

1999

Steele, Robert. “Snakes in the Grass: Open Source Intelligence Doctrine,” Oakton, VA: Open Source Solutions, Inc., December 17, 1999, presented to Special Operations Forces at various locations.

Steele, Robert. “Tough Love,” Bolling AFB: Conference of the Security Affairs Support Association at the Defense Intelligence Agency, September 16, 1999. With Tim Weiner, Vernon Loeb, John Bohn, Jack Devine, J. D. Wilson.

Steele, Robert. “Open Source Intelligence: Web-Based Concept for a Global Information-Sharing Network,” Oakton, VA: Open Source Solutions, Inc., July 17, 1999, various presentations.

1998

Steele, Robert. “Open Source Intelligence Overview,” Perth, AU: Selected Government Offices (Defence), October 17, 1998.

Steele, Robert. “Open Source Intelligence: An Orientation for Law Enforcement Professionals,” Perth, AU: Law Enforcement Workshop, October 18, 1998.

Steele, Robert. “Open Source Intelligence: Executive Overview,” Perth, AU: Conference on Open Source Intelligence, Keynote Presentation, October 16, 1998.

Steele, Robert. “Talking Points on Hackers,” New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Corporation, “Under Srutiny” with Jane Wallace, July 24, 1998.

Steele, Robert. “Strategic Issues in National and Regional Intelligence and Electronic Security: A Few Thoughts,” Brussels, BE: 1st Annual Conference & Exhibit on European Intelligence & European Security: Open Source Solutions, March 23-26 1998.

1997

Steele, Robert. “The Future of Intelligence: Global, Transnational, National, Civic, and Technical Intelligence,” Bolling AFB: Joint Military Intelligence Training Center, National Senior Intelligence Course, December 1, 1997.

Steele, Robert. “Open Source Intelligence & Relevant Information: Executive Briefing (CINC Brief),” Tampa, FL: US Special Operations Command, Personal for General Peter Schoomaker, Commander-in-Chief, pending confirmation of exact date.

Steele, Robert. “Intelligence in the Balance: Strategic View,” Washington, DC: Washington, DC: Conference on National Security & National Competiveness: Open Source Solutions (OSS ’97), Opening Remarks, 3 September 1997.

Steele, Robert. “Overview of Open Source Intelligence,” Washington, DC: Washington, DC: Conference on National Security & National Competiveness: Open Source Solutions (OSS ’97), Pre-Conference, 2 September 1997.

1996

Steele, Robert. “Open Sources and the Virtual Intelligence Community,” Washington, DC: Advanced Information Processing and Analysis Steering Group, March 1996, subsequently published in Proceedings, Fifth International Symposium on Global Security & Global Competitiveness: Open Source Solutions, pp. 381-386.

1995

Steele, Robert. “Waging War and Peace in the 21st Century,” Paris, FR: Secretariat General de la Defense National, Flag Conference on Information Strategy, December 15, 1995. With Bob Gates, who followed me, sniffed audibly, and said “I’m not going to touch that.”

Steele, Robert. “Creating a Smart Nation: Strategy, Policy, Intelligence, & Information,” Washington, D.C., Fourth International Symposium on Global Security & Global Competitiveness: Open Source Solutions, November 7-9, 1995, Proceedings, pp. 290-306.

Steele, Robert. “National Information Strategy: CENDI & COSPO as Catalysts for National Security and National Competitiveness,” Washington, DC: CENDI/COSPO Government-Industry Conference, June 16, 1995.

Steele, Robert. “The Global Information Explosion: A Threat to National Security?,” Washington, DC: National Defense University, May 16, 1995. With Alvin Toffler.

Steele, Robert. “Open Sources and the Virtual Intelligence Community (with Mapping, Charting, & Geodesy (MC&G) Emphasis),” Oakton, VA: Open Source Solutions, Inc., undated.

1994

Steele, Robert. “Reinventing Intelligence: The Advantages of Open Source Information and National and Corporate Security in the Age of Information,” Washington, DC: 6th National Threat Symposium on New Directions in Information Sharing, November 1, 1994.

Steele, Robert. “National and Corporate Security in the Age of Information,” McLean, VA: Surveillance Expo, August 11, 1994.

Steele, Robert. “Private Enterprise Intelligence: It’s Potenital Contribution to National Security,” Ottawa, CA: Canadian Association of Security and Intelligence Studies (CASIS) Conference on Intelligence Analysis and Assessment — The Producer/Policy-Maker Relationship in a Changing World, October 29, 1994.

Steele, Robert. “Talking Points for the Public Interest Summit,” Washington, DC: Public Interest Summit, March 29, 1994.

1993

Steele, Robert. “Reinventing Intelligence: The Advantages of Open Source Intelligence (OSCINT),” Washington, DC: Second International Symposium on National Security & National Competitiveness: Open Source Solutions, November 2, 1993.

Steele, Robert. “On Defense & Intelligence: The Grand Vision,” Paris, FR, Senate Conference on Defense and Intelligence by Direction of the Prime Minister, October 26, 1993.

Steele, Robert. “The Role of Gray Literature and Non-Traditional Agencies in Information Policy Makers and Improving National Competitiveness,” Washington, DC: Foreign Acquisition Workshop, September 21, 1993.

Steele, Robert. “War and Peace in the Age of Information,” Monterey, CA: US Naval Postgraduate School, Superintendent’s Guest Lecture, August 17, 1993.

Steele, Robert. “God, Man, & Information: Comments to Interval In-House,” Palo Alto, CA: Interval, March 9, 1993. At the invitation of Rob Tow.

Steele, Robert. “The Intelligence Community as a New Market,” Washington, DC: National Federation of Abstracting and Indexing Services, February 23, 1993.

1992

Steele, Robert. “Welcoming Remarks by Robert D. Steele, Host: Consumer Needs, Data Changes, Technology Changes, Organizational Changes, Future Vision & Issues,” McLean, VA: First International Symposium on National Security & National Competitiveness, Open Source Solutions, December 1, 1992.

1991

1990

1989

Steele, Robert with BDM Corporation, “Expeditionary Intelligence Study 1-89, Overview of Planning and Programming Factors for Expeditionary Operations in the Third World,” Quantico, VA: USMC Intelligence Center, undated.