KERA 90.1 to Preview UTD Emergency Conference

Dallas public radio station KERA 90.1 will preview an emergency readiness conference and expo to be held next week on The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) campus. From noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5, the Glenn Mitchell Show will host event organizer John Fowler of UTD’s School of Management and Kelley Stone, director of homeland security for Collin County and a conference speaker.

The conference, a joint effort of UTD’s two largest schools, the School of Management and the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, is designed to promote better coordination of emergency preparedness and homeland security activities and to discuss a wide variety of other critical security issues facing both Texas and the nation. It will be held Aug. 9 to 12.

For additional information about the event, please visit http://som.utdallas.edu/erc.