September 18, 2006

Terrorism: Threats, Training, Tactics and Technology Conference Scheduled for Oct. 4-6 at Sandia

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories’ Security Systems & Technology Center and the Terrorism Research Center (TRC) will co-host the “Terrorism: Threats, Training, Tactics and Technology” conference Oct. 4-6, in Bldg. 962.

During the three days, participants will have the opportunity to explore some of the challenges and gain a comprehensive understanding of issues related to terrorism.

Sandia is a National Nuclear Security Administration laboratory.

On Oct. 4, attendees will be given a demonstration of security protective forces armaments and technology at the live fire range, including new tactical vehicles and equipment, simulation technology, and weapons demonstrations.

Scheduled speakers include:

Military, law enforcement, security professionals, first responders, emergency managers, government leaders and academic personnel are invited to attend.

To register, contact Betty O’Hearn-Hines at (727) 360-4302 or via email at in advance to obtain credentials for this event. More information can be found at

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