University of Pennsylvania to Host Symposium on Government and Business National Security Risks

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460April 1, 2009

WHAT: “Convergent National Security Risks to Government and Business:
A Symposium” sponsored by Penn’s International Relations Program and
Institute for Strategic Threat Analysis and Response,
9:45– 11:15 a.m. – Public Panel on Political Risk and Enterprise Risk:
Stephan Flynn, Council on Foreign Relations senior fellow
Brandon Wales, Department of Homeland Security Homeland
Infrastructure Threat and Risk Analysis Center director
Rob Strayer, U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
Committee’s Republican director of homeland security policy
Michael Cullen, Global Services Control Risks Group vice president
Noah Rosenkrantz, GreenLine Systems president & CEO

11:30.a.m.–12:30 p.m. – Keynote address:

U.S. Rep. Joseph Sestak of Pennsylvania

12:30–1:30 p.m. – Luncheon: Invitation only


1:45–3:15 p.m. – Public Forum on Cyber-security:

Roger Cressey, Good Harbor Consulting president, NBC News analyst
Andrew Singer, Booz Allen Hamilton principal
Elad Yoran, Security Growth Partners CEO
Joseph McGrath, Unisys Corporation former CEO
Joel Brenner, Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive,
National Counterintelligence Executive and Mission Manager for Counterintelligence

3:30–4:30 p.m. – Closed Door Debriefing Session: Invitation only


WHERE & Inn at Penn, 3600 Sansom St., on the Penn campus
WHEN: Wednesday April 15, 9 a.m –4:30 p.m.

Security/risk management professionals from the federal government, corporate sector, investment community, academia, law enforcement and emergency response agencies will come together for the “Convergent National Security Risks to Government and Business” symposium. Reservations are required and can be made via telephone or e-mail to Jack Jarmon at 215-898-0452 or jarmon@sas.upenn.edu.

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