Homeland Security Research Symposium

The symposium on homeland security hosted by the Coles College of Business showcases quality research by both industry and academic experts on homeland security issues is scheduled for October 28, 2021. The topics include but are not limited to natural disaster planning, counterterrorism, cybersecurity and related domestic policy and global challenges. The event is meant to facilitate discussions among peers on important research advancements in the homeland security domain, the current state of affairs and related future challenges and possible strategies to tackle them. It is also meant as an opportunity to build partnerships and future research collaborations as researchers attempt to strategically address these challenges. Beyond showcasing notable research and practice-oriented work in the homeland security domain, we publish a special working paper series issue featuring Coles faculty work submitted to this event. The symposium also features student research posters conducted under the mentorship of our faculty in related areas.

This is a by invitation only event.

Symposium Agenda

  • Morning
  • 8:00-8:45 Continental breakfast (Prillaman Hall HS 1001)
  • 8:30-8:45 Introductions (Prillaman Hall HS 1001)
  • 8:50-9:50 Plenary Session I – Speaker 1 (Igor Linkov) (Prillaman Hall HS 1001)
  • 9:50-11:10 Invited Session I – Speaker 2 (Sasha Romanosky, Abhra Roy) (Prillaman Hall HS 1001) 
  • 11:10-11:30 Coffee Break (Prillaman Hall HS 1001)
  • 11:30-12:50 Invited Session II – Speaker 4 (Aniruddha Bagchi), Speaker 5 (Brian Roberson) (Prillaman Hall HS 1105) 
  • Afternoon
  • 12:50-14:00 Lunch and Student Poster Session (Student Research in Conflict Management and Cybersecurity, Faculty Advisors: Humayun Zafar, Hossain Shahriar, and Maria Valero) (Prillaman Hall HS 1001) 
  • 14:00-15:00 Plenary Session II – Speaker 6 (Charles Anderton) (Prillaman Hall HS 1105)
  • 15:00-15:20 (refreshments served) (Prillaman Hall HS 1001)
  • 15:20-16:40 Invited Session III – Speaker 7 (Martin Bink), Speaker 8 (Humayun Zafar) (Prillaman Hall HS 1105)
  • 16:40-17:00 Summary (Prillaman Hall HS 1001)