Penn to Host Government and Business National Security Risks Symposium

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 28, 2011

WHO:             International Relations Program at the University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:           Convergent National Security Risks to Government and Business Third Annual Symposium

WHERE:         Levy Conference Hall

                        Penn Law School

                        3400 Chestnut St.

WHEN:           Tuesday, Nov. 1, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The conference will bring together security and risk-management professionals from the federal government, corporate sector, investment community, academia and law enforcement and emergency response agencies to discuss emerging national security threats. The full schedule is available at http://www.convergentrisk.org/2011-program.

Retired Admiral Mike McConnell will deliver the keynote luncheon address. He is the former U.S. director of national intelligence and former director of the National Security Agency.  McConnell currently serves as executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton strategy and technology consultants.

This year’s symposium is sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton and co-hosted by Penn’s International Relations Program and the Intelligence and National Security Alliance.

Questions can be directed to 215-898-0452 or Jack Jarmon, jarmon@sas.upenn.edu, or Frank Plantan, fplantan@sas.upenn.edu

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