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White House Town Hall Meeting on Cyberspace

The Penn community is invited to attend a White House Town Hall Meeting regarding the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace, "For Comment" to be held on Thursday, October 3, 7-9 p.m. in Annenberg Center's Zellerbach Theatre.

This Town Hall Meeting is held at the behest of the President's Critical Infrastructure Protection Board. The purpose of this Town Hall Meeting is to:
  • raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity to our national security, our economic well-being, and our individual privacy; and to
  • discuss and promote informed input regarding the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace "For Comment" released in draft form on September 18 and available online at

Panel members will include:

  • David J. Farber, Alfred Fitler Moore Professor of Telecommunication Systems, SEAS
  • Howard Schmidt, Vice Chairman, President's Critical Infrastructure Protection Board
  • Orson Swindle, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Important: For admission, it is necessary to RSVP and register at the door. For additional information call (215) 898-1637.

The following organizations have helped to make this event possible: The University of Pennsylvania and the Institute for Strategic Threat Analysis and Response (I*STAR), InfraGard Philadelphia Chapter, and ISSA Philadelphia Chapter.

Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 5, September 24, 2002


September 24, 2002
Volume 49 Number 5

The Annenbergs enhance Penn's Annenberg School for Communication with a new $100 million endowment.
A Sesquicentennial Celebration--celebrating 150 years of Engineering at Penn, this week.
LGBT Center celebrates new home and 20th anniversary on Thursday.
A White House Town Hall Meeting on Securing Cyberspace will be held on campus next Thursday.
Alumna on Jeopardy! tonight.
Speaking Out: Compensation; Safe-guarding Labs, and Arms of University.
Pottruck Health and Fitness Center--a state-of-the-art facility--gives new meaning to recreation.