August 16, 2011
Catastrophe & Catalyst: 10 Years since 9/11
This event has already taken place. You can find the recording of the event here on CSPAN
Nearly a decade has passed since the attacks of 9/11. To mark this important historical event, consider its legacy and take stock of where we are ten years later, START invites you to join us for a very special event:
Catastrophe & Catalyst: 10 Years Since 9/11
September 1, 2011 • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
National Press Club • Ballroom
529 14th Street NW • Washington DC 20045
The event will feature dialogue with and among leading policymakers, researchers, and homeland security practitioners, exploring topics related to
- Understanding radicalization processes
- Countering violent extremism
- Enhancing community resilience
- Identifying future threats
- Forecasting the future of homeland security.
All attendees at the event will be encouraged to join discussions on these complex topics throughout the day.
Speakers and panelists include:
The Honorable Joseph Lieberman
Chair, U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
President, University of Maryland
Gary Ackerman, START
Arif Alikhan, National Defense University
Peter Bergen, New America Foundation and CNN
Jarret Brachman, Cronus Global and North Dakota State University
Martha Crenshaw, Stanford University
Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Center for the Study of Terrorist Radicalization, Foundation for Defense of Democracies
Gary LaFree, START
John Horgan, Pennsylvania State University
Arie Kruglanski, University of Maryland
Peter Neumann, Kings College London
Fran Norris, Dartmouth College
Dina Temple-Raston, National Public Radio
Stevan Weine, University of Illinois, Chicago
The event will also include a roundtable discussion involving former radicals from extremist movements in the United States and abroad exploring the nature of their participation in movements and forces that led them to disengage from violent extremism.