Communication during a terrorist attack; Workshop in Boston, Mass.

06/27/05

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 Thursday, July 7, 2005 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Omni Parker House - Alcott Room, 60 School Street, Boston.

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. For more information, visit http://nae.edu/NAE/pubundcom.nsf/weblinks/MKEZ-538P3X?OpenDocument

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