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April 1 symposium will address agri-security

March 20, 2017 / April 1 symposium will address agri-security

VINCENNES, Ind. - Threats, risks, and vulnerabilities of the United States food and agriculture sector will be the subject of an Agri-Security Symposium at Vincennes University on April 1. The day-long symposium is open to the public and there is no cost to attend.

Students from two VU programs - Homeland Security & Public Safety and Agribusiness - will present the symposium as their academic capstone project, a multifaceted assignment that serves as a culminating academic and intellectual experience.

The symposium will include student presentations related to agri-security needs in the food and agriculture sector as well as potential threats to community-related agriculture.

Lunch will be provided and attendees will hear a presentation by Dr. Maria Cooper of the Indiana State Board of Animal Health.

To preregister for the symposium, interested persons may contact capstone student Shelby Stanley, Shelby_10@hotmail.com, or Louis Caprino, Homeland Security and Public Safety department chair, 812-888-6830 or lcaprino@vinu.edu.

SYMPOSIUM DETAILS

Date - April 1, 2017
Location - Homeland Security & Public Safety building, 121 E. St. Clair Street

       Registration, 8-8:30 a.m. EST
       Opening remarks, 8:30 a.m.
       Presentations, 9 a.m.
       Lunch
       Closing remarks, 2:30 p.m.

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