Social Media Chatter - A Matter of National Security at Berkeley College Forum

THURSDAY, MAY 19, 2016
Contact: Angela Harrington
Assistant Vice President, Communications and External Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-1126
Mobile: 201-509-1840



Social Media Chatter – A Matter of National Security

Join Us on June 10, 2016 at the Berkeley College National Security Forum



This event offers an opportunity for public and private sector professionals in Emergency Management, Healthcare, Compliance, Information Technology, Communications, Corporate Security, National Security and Municipal, County and State government entities to gain insights into how to use social media and leverage social media resources in the monitoring and dissemination of information. Experts will provide real world case studies from security incidents in the United States and across the globe.

TOPIC: National Security and Social Media: The Power of Information and Knowledge

WHEN: Friday, June 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: Renaissance Hall, Berkeley College, 44 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland Park, NJ


Forum Moderator: Deputy Inspector Charlane Brown-Wyands, J.D. Chair, Department of Justice Studies, Berkeley College School of Professional Studies; New York City Police Department (Ret.)

Welcome: Michael J. Smith, President, Berkeley College

Keynote Speaker: Michael F. Fronimos, Vice President (Past President), National Information Officers Association  For more information and to register: Click here to see the entire lineup for the event and registration information. There is no cost to attend. Registration is required. 

The National Security Forum on Social Media is being held in partnership with the National Coalition of Latino Officers, the Asian American Law Enforcement Association, the Hispanic American Law Enforcement Association, the National Association of Black Women in Law Enforcement (New Jersey and Atlanta, Georgia), State of New Jersey Office of Emergency Management, New Jersey Women in Law Enforcement, and New Jersey State Police.

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Panel One
Building public/private partnerships in national security

Social media as a tool to share information and knowledge

Moderator: Gary H. Krulish, DSc (ABD), MBA, MPA
Professor, Department of Justice Studies, School of Professional Studies, Berkeley College

Edward Dickson
President, MSA Investigations; Former Director, NJ Office of Homeland
Security & Preparedness

Izabela Pelszynska, MBA
Founder and President, The Breacher Group
Alina K. Williams, DSc (ABD), MA
Compliance Specialist, Wakefern Food Corp.
Steven Milligan
Vice President of Product Management – Law Enforcement & Emergency
Management, Signal Corporation

Panel Two

Using social media to address national security threats and concerns: 
Are we doing enough?

Capt. Allen R. Sondej, DSc (ABD), JD
Professor, Department of Justice Studies, School of Professional Studies, 
Berkeley College; South Brunswick Police Department (Ret.)

Commissioner David E. Chong, MPA
City of White Plains, Department of Public Safety; Adjunct Professor,
Department of Justice Studies, School of Professional Studies, Berkeley College

Laura A. Connolly, MBA, MPS
Public Information Officer, Office of Emergency Management,
New Jersey State Police

Capt. Donna Roman Hernandez
Caldwell Police Department (Ret.)
Lt. Jeremy P. Russ, MA
Intelligence and Analysis Threat Unit Head, New Jersey State Police
Dave Weinstein, MA

Director of Cybersecurity and Chief Information Security Officer,
New Jersey Office of Homeland Security & Preparedness

We look forward to your participation!

Media Contact: Angela Harrington
Assistant Vice President, Communications and External Relations
Berkeley College
973-278-5400, ext. 1126
Mobile: 201-509-1840

To see this Media Advisory in our News Room, click here.

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