Communication during a Terrorist Attack; Workshop in Atlanta, Georgia

02/14/05

This workshop, one of a series being held around the nation, will involve local participants -- including journalists, government officials, emergency managers, scientists, and engineering experts -- in a simulated response to a terrorist attack in their hometown. The workshop is designed to educate participants on the challenges and importance of getting accurate and timely information to the public during a crisis.

DETAILS: The workshop is on March 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Omni Hotel, 100 CNN Center, Atlanta, Georgia

REPORTERS WHO WISH TO ATTEND MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE by contacting Randy Atkins, National Academy of Engineering, 202-334-1508 or e-mail atkins@nae.edu. Future workshops will be offered in the following cities: Denver; Boston; and San Francisco.

Source: Eurekalert & others

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