Following are a few homeland security events for the coming week. For more information access the embedded links. Please use the comment function to identify other events you would like to bring to readers’ attention. If you are attending or monitoring any of these events, please use the comment function to report out to the rest of us.
Monday, October 12
The National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) annual conference opened in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday and continues through Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 13
The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum hosts a special exhibit on Reporting Terrorism. The exhibit examines “how acts of terrorism are covered and conveyed” by the news media. The exhibit continues through the end of November.
Wednesday, October 14
The Association of State and Territorial Health Officers (ASTHO) annual meeting opens in Vienna, Virginia and continues through Friday.
11:45 am (eastern) Washington DC, The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a lecture on Global Health in the 21st Century: Identifying the Big Priorities.
8:00 pm (eastern) Davidson, North Carolina, Davidson College hosts a lecture on Can a Counterterrorism Policy be both Successful and Moral?
Thursday, October 15
The 2009 Cyber Security Expo opens at the University of Memphis with a focus on Global Cyber Security.
The University of Maryland will conduct an emergency vaccination drill.
Friday, October 16
150 years ago today, John Brown and nineteen followers captured the federal armory at Harpers Ferry, (then) Virginia. Was old John Brown a terrorist or freedom fighter? Both?
…. Mural of John Brown from the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.