UNL Conference on Terrorism and Security in the Modern World

Schedule:

Monday, April 8

8:00-8:45 (Auditorium)

Continental Breakfast

 
8:45-9:00 Welcoming Remarks

Dr. Mario Scalora & Dr. Richard Wiener

 

 Session I: Risk of Terrorism

9:00-10:00

Dr. Stephen Hart

Risk for Terrorism: Assessment of Individual- and Group-Level Factors

 
10:00-10:15

Morning Break

 
10:15-11:15

Dr. Randy Borum

Assessing Risk for Terrorism Involvement

 
11:15-12:00

Discussant: Dr. Mario Scalora

 
12:00-1:00 (Room 109)

Lunch at law school

 
Session II: Counter-terrorism

1:00-2:00 (Room 109)

Patrick McKenna

Deterrence Concepts

 
2:00-2:30

Discussant: Dr. Marc Warburton

 
2:30-2:45

Afternoon Break

 
2:45-4:00

Dr. Mario Scalora

Extremist Activity: Time to revisit our assumptions?

 
4:00-6:00

Reception: North Hallway

 

 
Tuesday, April 9

 

8:00-9:00 (Auditorium)

Continental Breakfast 

 

Session III: Atrocity and Genocide

9:00-10:00

Dr. Paul Slovic

Psychic Numbing and Mass Atrocity: Some Implications of Psychology for International Law and Policy

 

10:00-10:15

Morning Break

 

 

10:15-11:15

Dr. Gregory Stanton

Looking Away and Looking Ahead: Why Institutions are Essential to Genocide Prevention

 

11:15-12:00

Discussant: Dr. Brian Lepard

 

12:00-1:30 (Room 109)

Lunch at law school

 

Session IV: Terror Management

1:30-2:30 (Room 109)

Dr. Sheldon Solomon

In the Wake of 9/11: The Psychology of Terror

 

2:30-3:00

Discussant: Dr. Richard Wiener

 

3:00-3:30

General Questions

 

 

Wednesday, April 10

 

9:00-10:30 (Auditorium)

Group discussion and collaboration with main speakers over breakfast

 

10:30-10:45 Closing Remarks

Dr. Mario Scalora and Dr. Rich Wiener

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