THE HARD WON LESSONS CONFERENCE will foster practical discussions regarding several of the most pressing issues confronting local law enforcement in countering the threat of modern terrorism. What is the nature of the threat? How do local police departments prepare for and prevent attacks? How do cities ensure vigilance and community involvement?
|8:30 AM – 9:15 AM||Registration/Opening Remarks
R. P. Eddy, Manhattan Institute, Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism
|9:15 AM – 10:30 AM||ASSESSING THE THREAT TO AMERICAN CITIES
Boaz Ganor, International Policy Institute for Counter-Terrorism, Israel
Jim Hughes, Senior CIA Officer
|10:30 AM – 10:45 AM||Break|
|10:45 AM – 12:00 PM||WMD: THE LOCAL THREAT & PREVENTION STRATEGIES
John Parachini, RAND Corporation, Policy Analyst for WMD
Philip Hauck, Biosafety Officer, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Tobias Lickerman, Chief of Radioactive Materials Division, New York City Office of Radiological Health
|12:00 PM – 12:45 PM||Michael Sheehan, Deputy Commissioner, Counter Terrorism, NYPD|
|12:45 PM – 1:00 PM||Break|
|1:00 PM – 2:15 PM||Lunch & Speaker: MADRID AND THE THREAT TO SURFACE TRANSPORTATION
Lawrence Wright, Writer, Author of “The Terror Web” published in the August 2, 2004 edition of the New Yorker
|2:15 PM – 2:30 PM||Break|
|2:30 PM – 3:45 PM||TRAINING LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TO COUNTER TERRORISM
Sam Brinkley, Vice President, Homeland & International Security Services, Wackenhut Corp.
Amotz Brandes, Partner, The Chameleon Group, Inc.
Lieutenant Chris Higgins, NYPD, Operation NEXUS
|3:45 PM – 4:15 PM||INTELLIGENCE SHARING: PRACTICAL LESSONS FOR POLICE
George Kelling, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Faculty Chair of the Police Institute, Rutgers University
|4:15 PM – 4:30 PM||Closing Remarks|