Nicole is a sought after professional speaker and media commentator in the areas of:

  • Social media radicalisation
  • Social media Jihad
  • Preventing Violent Extremism
  • Public and Digital Diplomacy
  • Crisis Communications
  • Military social media
  • Military information operations

To find out more about booking Nicole to speak at your event or conference, provide media comment or deliver a seminar series please contact her publicist here. 

Nicole is a regular blogger for Firebrand Talent .




February – NATO Public Diplomacy Forum, Brussels (Belgium.)

March – WEBINAR – IABC ‘Social Media Analytics, Global.

April – Social Media Crisis Communications  – Local Government Pro conference, Melbourne (Australia).

April – Building Social Cohesion and Tackling Extremism Conference, Sydney (Australia.)

August – Safer Cities Conference, Melbourne (Australia.)

August – Crisis Communications, IABC Victoria, Melbourne (Australia.)

August – Social Media Rules of Engagement, Monash University, Melbourne (Australia.)

August – Social Media IABC Victoria Corporate Affairs Advisory Board, Melbourne (Australia.)

September – Social Media Rules of Engagement, AUSNZ Police Directors Conference, Darwin (Australia.)

October – NATO Social Media for International Organisations conference, Brussels (Belgium).

November – Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Public Affairs conference  – The Content Wars, Sydney (Australia.)


29 October – IABC Canberra, Australian National Press Club – Canberra

Crisis Communications in the Social Media Battlespace: from the battlefield to the boardroom

26 October – PRIA (Public Relations Institute of Australia) National Conference 2015

16-18 September – Universities Australia Marketing, Communications and Development Conference 2015, Melbourne (AUSTRALIA)

30 July – Firebrand Talent, Planning for a Social Media Crisis, Sydney (Australia)

24 July – Firebrand Talent, Planning for a Social Media Crisis, Melbourne (Australia)

15-17 July – Security 2015 conference and exhibition, Melbourne (AUSTRALIA)

24 June – International Association of Business Communicators – Victoria: Content from the inside out workshop, Melbourne (AUSTRALIA)

June 4  – release of my book ‘Social Media Rules of Engagement’ through Wiley publishers.

25 March – Social Media & Extremism Forum, Canberra (AUSTRALIA)

View my presentation on Slideshare here. 

16 February – NATO Public Diplomacy Forum, Brussels (BELGIUM) 

View my presentation on Slideshare here.


4 December – NATO Allied Transformation Command Innovation Hub MOOC (Online)

25 November – Social Media Risk and Reputation Forum, Sydney (AUSTRALIA)

View my presentation Slideshare here.

29 October – NATO School – Allied Transformation Command, Norfolk VA (USA)

15 October – Social Media Club, Melbourne (AUSTRALIA)

26 September – Monash University, Melbourne (AUSTRALIA)

22 March – NATO Allied Transformation Command Innovation Hub MOOC (Online)

18 March – RMIT University, Melbourne (AUSTRALIA)


6 December – Kokoda Foundation, Canberra (AUSTRALIA)