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2008 National Campus Security Summit:
Practical Measures for Campus Security

April 13 - 14, 2008

University of Central Oklahoma
Nigh University Center
Edmond, Oklahoma

Continuing the dialogue started last May at the inaugural summit, the 2008 National Campus Security Summit will offer practical perspectives on issues pertinent to securing our country's campuses, including crisis assessment, preparation and response, and the prevention and early intervention of behaviors and environmental factors that affect students, faculty, and staff in our campus communities. Campus administrators, faculty, staff, law enforcement leaders and agents, school and community counselors and psychologists, communications specialists and student leaders will benefit from the focused sessions and activities.

The 2008 Summit videos are now online - click here to watch all speakers and breakout sessions.

Additional Opportunities for Law Enforcement >

Continuing Education Credits >
 

Invitation Letter from President Webb >

 

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"Campus administrators must review and revise their security procedures, their technology and communication measures, their budget commitments and perhaps most importantly, their training and awareness programs."

- W. Roger Webb, President
University of Central Oklahoma

 
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Summit Highlights

J. Stephen Tidwell, Executive Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, who will give the opening keynote address on “Forging Security and Safety”

Lt. Darren Mitchell and Lt. Todd Henert, NIU Police Department, who will give the closing keynote address on “Experiences and Key Lessons Learned from the NIU Tragedy.”

Brett Sokolow, Founder and Director of the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management, who will present, “Best Practices for Campus Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment.”

Gene Deisinger, commander of the Special Operations Unit with the Iowa State University Police Division, and Marisa Randazzo, president of Threat Assessment Resources International, who will present “Best Practices in Threat Assessment”

Summit Agenda:

View the 2008 Agenda >

Download Agenda PDF >

Summit News:

^ CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
Available With Your Participation in the NCSS. Read more >
~posted April 3, 2008

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GOVERNOR'S REPORT ON CAMPUS SAFETY TO BE PRESENTED AT UCO'S NATIONAL CAMPUS SECURITY SUMMIT:
The final report of Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry's Campus Life and Security (CLASS) task force will be presented during the 2008 National Campus Security Summit.
Read more >
~posted March 28, 2008

^ NORTHERN ILLINOIS TRAGEDY TO BE THE FOUCS OF UCO HOSTED NATIONAL CAMPUS SECURITY SUMMIT: 
University presidents, administrators, counselors and law enforcement officers from throughout the region will gather to discuss practical measures to keep their campuses safe.
Read more >
~posted March 28, 2008

^ Additional Sponsorship Opportunities: 
Vendors are invited to participate in six different opportunities for involvement during the conference.
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~posted March 27, 2008