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START Director LaFree to Moderate Discussion with Secretary Napolitano and Governor O'Malley

On Tuesday, October 11, the University of Maryland is welcoming to campus U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Governor of the State of Maryland Martin O'Malley for a forum on Homeland Security in a Post 9/11 World. START Director Gary LaFree will serve as moderator of this hour-long discussion between two of the country'sleading public officials, which will focus on the nature of Federal-state partnerships in homeland security efforts. Specific topics to be discussed by Secretary Napolitano and Governor O'Malley include:

  • Partnerships and Information Sharing
  • Countering Violent Extremism
  • Resilience

The forum is sponsored by START and the University of Maryland. It is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. Event details follow, and more information is available through the University of Maryland website.

The recorded webcast of this event is available >>here<< WHEN Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. WHERE Prince George's Room, Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742 Parking: Next door to the student union in the Union Lane Garage Directions: http://www.union.umd.edu/visitorInfo/directions.shtml .