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The Aftermath of Recent Terror Attacks – Global Threats, Local Response – New Brunswick

January 20, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, the Rutgers Institute for Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security, the Rutgers Police Institute, and the Northern NJ Urban Areas Security Initiative will host a presentation titled, The Aftermath of Recent Terror Attacks: Global Threats, Local Response. The venue for the presentation will be the Rutgers University Alexander Library. Please note that, due to the number of RSVPs, the venue may change. Only those who have registered will be notified of any venue change.

Presentation topics will include an assessment of the global threat environment based on the initial phase of the Rutgers Faith-Based Communities Security Program; Threat briefings for the United States and Europe; Lessons learned from recent terror attacks; and a discussion of the evolving threat and methods to address it from a local prevention perspective.

Presenters will include Rutgers Professor John D. Cohen: former acting undersecretary for intelligence and analysis and counter-terrorism coordinator of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS); Rutgers Professor John J. Farmer, Jr.: served as senior counsel and team leader for the 9/11 Commission; former attorney general for the State of New Jersey; Sean Griffin: former Europol counter-terrorism senior specialist and collaborator on the Faith-Based Communities Security Program.

Additional presenters may be added. Presentations will be followed by a question and answer period.

The program is free and open to the media, but online registration is required. Space is limited. Please register as soon as possible. To register, please click here.

Please contact Ava Majlesi, Associate Director, Rutgers Institute for Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security for details at 848-932-2596 or iephs@rutgers.edu.

Rutgers University
Alexander Library, 4th floor
169 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901


January 20, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Rutgers University’s Alexander Library
169 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ United States


Rutgers Institute for Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security