Whether meeting the needs of our clients through full scale exercises that involve multiple stakeholders and the public, or appearing at professional conferences to share best practices, CHHS expertise can be found around Maryland and across the globe during these events.
Thu16Oct2014Loews Atlanta Hotel
The Network for Public Health Law has invited three CHHS leaders to participate in their 2014 Public Health Law Conference entitied "Intersection of Law, Policy, and Prevention." CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger will be a part pf the panel on Legal Preparedness After Hurricane Sandy, while Associate Director Amy Major and Public Health Program Manager Trudy Henson will be joined by former CHHSer Earl Stoddard, now Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response Program Administrator for the Department of Health and Human Services in Montgomery County, Maryland, to present on Alternate Care Sites: Legal Issues, Challenges, and Best Practices.
CHHS has been invited to participate in the NATO sponsored, Advanced Research Workshop titled, “Lone Actors- an Emerging Security Threat” in November 2014. Senior Law and Policy Analyst Michael Vesely will join other security experts to present on various topics surrounding an international rise in lone wolf terrorism. Learn more about the event here.
Wed05Nov2014George Mason University
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger will discuss "Data Collection and Vested Organizations: Do Wall Street and the NSA Always Win?" with students at George Mason University.
Thu06Nov201412:00 pmColumbia, MD
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analysts Markus Rauschecker and Ellen Cornelius will conduct a session for the 2014 National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education Conference on designing valuable and relevant course materials in cyber education. Teaching the Center's Law and Policy of Cybersecurity course, Rauschecker and Cornelius are both adjunct faculty at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.
Thu06Nov20143:30 - 6:00pmUniversity of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
CHHS will participate in the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Career Exploration Fair on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Students can learn about the Center, current staffers' use of skills garnered through a legal degree, externship availability, and potential career opportunities upon graduation. CHHS Associate Director Amy Major, Public Health Program Manager Trudy Henson, and Senior Law and Policy Analyst Ellen Cornelius (all Maryland Carey Law alumni and adjunct faculty members) will attend on behalf of the Center.
Tue18Nov201412:30 - 5:00pmUniversity of Maryland School of Nursing Auditorium
As an international expert in legal and policy issues surrounding the emergency public health response, CHHS will be a panelist at the University of Maryland, Baltimore's (UMB) November 18th symposium focusing on “Ebola: Awareness, Preparedness, and An Interprofessional Approach.”
The event is supported by University of Maryland’s President’s Office, The Ebola Information Network, and The Office of Global Health in the School of Nursing (UMSON), The UMB Global Health Interprofessional Council, and the UMB Center for Global Education. The symposium aims to increase awareness, support efforts in preparedness, and present the University’s interprofessional efforts in our local and global communities.
University of Maryland, School of Nursing Auditorium
655 W. Lombard St., Room 140
Baltimore, MD 21201
Panel discussions will begin at 2:15pm
Tue09Dec201410:00 amUniversity of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger has been invited to speak to the Baltimore City Mayor's Working Group on the Use and Implementation of Body Worn Cameras on Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Greenberger will testify on legal and policy issues surrounding body camera use by police. The meeting, open to the public, will take place in the Kronegard Room.
Sat17Jan201512:30 pm14 West Hamilton Street Club, Baltimore MD
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger and Senior Policy Analyst Vernon Herron will give a luncheon talk for the Hamilton Street Club on the topic of Police Community Relations After Ferguson. Greenberger will draw on his legal expertise and time in the US Justice Department, while Herron is a retired Maryland State Trooper and former Director of Public Safety in Prince George's County, Md.
CHHS Staffers who make up the Maryland Interoperability Group will participate in the 2nd Annual Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Interoperable Nationwide Advanced Communications (MACINAC) Public Safety Broadband Workshop this January. CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Lori Romer Stone, Acting Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for FirstNet for Maryland, will also join a round table discussion with SPOC leaders from Delaware, West Virginia and the Commonwealths of Pennsylvania and Virginia.
Wed18Feb20159:00 amUniversity of Maryland School of Medicine
For the second year in a row, CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger has been invited by the Center for Vaccine Development (CVD) to enhance inter-professional skills by teaching "Legal Aspects of Mass Immunizations and Routine Vaccination" for physicians and scientists taking CVD's Vaccinology Course.
Tue24Feb20159:00 amSilver Spring, Maryland
Several CHHS staff members will be involved with the Montgomery County Cities Readiness Initiative Closed POD Partners Tabletop Exercise 2015. Sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Services (DHHS/PHS) and the Maryland Emergency Response System of the National Capital Region (MDERS), this exercise will bring together representatives from local public health agencies, nursing homes, and large assisted living facilities to discuss key planning issues related to Closed Points of Dispensing (PODs) that are likely to arise during a public health emergency in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Tue24Feb20156:00 - 8:00pmNew York, NY
The New York City Bar Association's Council on International Affairs has invited CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger to speak about Legal Issues Arising From Ebola and Other Global Pandemics. Speakers will discuss the intersection of public health, national security, civil rights, and immigration.
Mon02Mar201512:00 pmUniversity of Baltimore School of Law
The University of Baltimore School of Law's Journal of International Law has invited CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger to be a panelist for a symposium: International Human Rights Law and the United States with speaker United States Senator Benjamin Cardin.
Fri20Mar20158:30 - 9:30amLas Vegas, Nevada
Senior Law and Policy Analyst Lori Romer Stone, through her work with the Maryland Statewide Interoperability Program Management Office, will discuss State and Local Implementation Grant Program Lessons Learned during the 2015 International Wireless Communications Expo. The panel will give first hand accounts by states, including Maryland, leading FirstNet outreach efforts across the US.
Thu09Apr20159:00 amLargo High School
The CHHS Exercise and Training team will develop, facilitate, and evaluate a full-scale open Points of Dispensing (POD) exercise to test the Prince George's County Health Department Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) plan. Volunteers are needed to help simulate a non-medical model for the organization, staff, material, and coordination of a medical countermeasure distribution at a POD location in Largo, Md.
The CHHS Exercise and Training team will develop, facilitate, and evaluate a full-scale closed Points of Dispensing (POD) exercise that will build upon an earlier tabletop exercise in Montgomery County, Maryland. CHHS has worked closely with the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Services and the Maryland Emergency Response System of the National Capital Region to bring together local public health stakeholders.
Fri01May20151:00 pm122 Cannon House Office Building, DC
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger is a panelist for the University of Maryland, Baltimore's Policy and Partnerships briefing: Data, Privacy & The Internet: What You Need to Know on Capitol Hill May 1, 2015. The presentation will also include CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Markus Rauschecker, who teaches Law and Policy of Cybersecurity at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analysts Christopher Webster and J. Max Romanik have been invited to present at the 2015 Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International Public Safety Broadband Summit on May 5, 2015. Along with co-presenters Bill Schrier, Senior Policy Advisor, State of Washington Office of the Chief Information Officer and Brian Shepherd, Broadband Program Manager at State of Colorado, their session "A Primer on Agile Development for Public Safety" will encourage technology experts, policy leaders, industry stakeholders, and public safety professionals in attendance to consider a proactive approach to public safety project development - moving faster, adapting to user needs, all while reducing budgets and cutting back deadlines.
Thu07May20152:00 pmRoom 123 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Markus Rauschecker has been invited to provide testimony before the D.C. Council's Commitee on the Judiciary who is holding a Public Oversight Roundtable on the Metropolitan Police Department’s (MPD) Body-Worn Camera Program. Rauschecker, who also teaches the Law and Policy of Cybersecurity at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, provided similar testimony for the City of Baltimore in 2014.
Thu14May201510:00 amDirksen Senate Office Building Room 419, Washington D.C.
Founder and Director Michael Greenberger has been invited to testify as a witness for the hearing entitled "Cybersecurity: Setting The Rules For Responsible Global Cyber Behavior," hosted by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, The Pacific, And International Cybersecurity Policy.
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Lori Romer Stone, through her role as the Statewide Broadband Coordinator for Maryland, is a panelist for the 2015 Law Enforcement IT Day session "Beyond Front Lines Tech - Building a Network to Support Law Enforcement and Public Safety Professionals."
Thu04Jun20151:00 pmEmmitsburg, MD
The 17th Emergency Management Higher Education Symposium will include CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analysts Markus Rauschecker and Ellen Cornelius. The pair will present a session on "Crisis Management, Cybersecurity Law and Policy, and a Master's of Science in Law: How to Integrate Legal and Policy Issues into the Emergency Management Curriculum." Rauschecker and Cornelius are also Adjunct Faculty at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.
Thu11Jun2015New York , NY
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger will join the New York County Lawyer's Association and the American Bar Association's (ABA) Standing Committee on Law and National Security for a program on "Government Surveillance and Privacy: Have We Reached a Tipping Point?" Greenberger, a current member of the ABA Law and National Security Committee, will be a panelist for a session on metadata.
Using his nearly 40 years of law enforcement experience, CHHS Senior Policy Analyst Vernon Herron will facilitate the "Seminar on Lessons Learned from Civil Protests: Case Studies in Municipal Preparedness and Response" for the City of Annapolis on June 11 & 12, 2015. The audience of first responders and local leaders will review cases of civil disobedience during recent protests across the U.S., discuss roles and responsibilities during such events, and examine proactive measures through a "whole community" approach to mitigating civil disturbances.
Thu30Jul2015The Universities at Shady Grove
CHHS will join cybersecurity professionals from industry, government, and higher education at the CyberMontgomery conference in Rockville, MD on July 30, 2015. Stop by our table to learn more about CHHS cyber services, as well as our academic efforts in conjunction with the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.
Thu13Aug2015Loyola University Graduate Center, Columbia MD
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Ellen Cornelius has been invited to speak to participants at the 12th Annual Maryland Higher Education Cybersecurity Conference. Her presentation, "Privacy vs. Cybersecurity - Who Wins?" will examine expectations of privacy and how they change depending on security concerns.
Thu13Aug2015Fri14Aug2015Roland Powell Convention Center, Ocean City, MD
CHHS experts will be on hand at booth #134 for the 2015 Maryland Association of Counties Summer Conference. Learn about our products and services, as well as academic efforts through the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, including the new Master of Science in Law and Master of Laws specialties for Crisis Management and Cybersecurity.
Thu10Sep20158am - 5pmLaurel, MD
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Markus Rauschecker has been invited to participate in a panel at the Gov Connects Cyber 6.0 Conference hosted by the Howard County Chamber of Commerce on September 10, 2015. The Center will also have a table in the event's exhibit hall, talking with cybersecurity students and practitioners about potential partnerships, as well as the new Master of Science in Law program with a specialty in Cybersecurity or Master of Laws with a specialty in Cybersecurity through the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger has been invited to be a guest of Dr. Leana Wen, Baltimore City Health Department Commissioner, for B'More Health Talks, a virtual town hall discussion. The topic will focus on emergency preparedness and communicable diseases.
To participate in the chat, call in to:
605-562-3780, participant code 117-245-291
Or tweet-chat live using #BMoreHealthTalks
Mon21Sep2015University of Maryland, Baltimore
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark Lee has been invited to give a short talk on “Addressing sleep health and safety through law and public policy” at the inaugural UMB Symposium on Sleep Disorders Research on Monday, September 21, 2015.
Wed28Oct2015Thu29Oct2015Baltimore Convention Center
CHHS is excited to participate in the 2015 CyberMaryland Conference as a panel host, exhibitor and supporter. Founder and Director Michael Greenberger is a member of the Advisory Board, while Cybersecurity Program Manager Markus Rauschecker has developed a panel session on "Not Just Tech: Why Greater Emphasis on the Law and Policy of Cybersecurity is Critical," which will include Greenberger and industry experts. CHHS will also have a booth in the exhibit hall to discuss our cybersecurity client work as well as academic opportunities through the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.
Mon02Nov2015Wed04Nov2015Las Vegas, Nevada
CHHS Senior Policy Analyst Vernon Herron will present a seminar on lessons learned from civil unrest at the Nevada FBI National Academy Associates and the Nevada Sheriffs' & Chiefs' Association 2015 conference.
Wed04Nov20153:15 pmU.S. Department of Transportation headquarters Media Center located at 1200 New Jersey Ave. S.E. in Washington, D.C, 20590
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Clark Lee will participate in an expert panel on Public Awareness, Behavior and Education at the national drowsy driving forum "Asleep at the Wheel: A Nation of Drowsy Drivers" hosted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Wednesday November 4th at 3:15pm. For more information: http://www.nhtsa.gov/nht…/symposiums/november2015/index.html
The meeting will also be webcast live and available at nhtsa.gov.
Fri08Apr201610:00 amUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore - Health Sciences and Human Services Library
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger will be a featured speaker at the Cybersecurity and You conference hosted by the Health Sciences and Human Services Library, Thurgood Marshall Law Library and Center for Information Technology Services at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. His discussion focuses on "National Security, Electronic Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment."
Watch the Livestream HERE. Professor Greenberger will speak at 1:30 pm.
This conference will bring together public and private sector organizations working to prevent or stop cybersecurity threats to discuss the legal, regulatory, and policy framework of cybersecurity. The conversation will cover academic, government and private entities, as well as the preventative measures that individuals should take to guard their own online presence.
Fri22Apr20168:30 amDallas, TX
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analysts Raymond Shin and Christine Gentry, through their work with the Prince George's County Health Department, will present at the 2016 Preparedness Summit on the topic "Maintaining Essential Functions When a Health Department Is Debilitated During a Public Health Emergency: Resource and Volunteer Management."
Fri29Apr201611:30 amBaltimore, MD
Wed04May20163:30 pmSouth Campus Seminar Room, UMBC
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger will be a featured panelist at the 3rd Beyond Watson Workshop, speaking on policies in the cyber domain.
Fri06May20166:00 pmUMB SMC Campus Center
The Center for Global Education Initiatives' 2016 Worldfest event will feature keynote speaker Michael Greenberger, addressing issues of civility. The event will also contain a fashion show and food from around the world.
Tue17May201612:30 pmUnited States Attorney’s Office, District of Maryland, 36 S. Charles St, 4th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger will be a featured speaker at this brown bag lunch event. Please click here for more information.
Mon23May2016Wed25May2016The Greenbrier, White Sulpher Springs, WV
CHHS Founder and Director Professor Michael Greenberger has been invited and will attend the 2016 Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, in White Sulpher Springs, WV.
Tue31May2016Fri03Jun2016Clarion FountainBleau Hotel Oceanfront, 101st Street, Ocean City, MD
CHHS is proud to be a part of the 2016 MEMA Homeland Security and Emergency Management Symposium. CHHS staff will be attending the symposium and manning an informational booth in the Exhibit Hall on Tuesday May 31, and Wednesday, June 1.
Fri03Jun20168:30am-9:15amBoston University School of Law
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger and CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Preeti Emrick will be presenting at the 39th Annual Health Law Professors Conference on Friday, June 3rd in Boston, MA from 8:15-9:30am.
The presentation is entitled “U.S. Public Health Law: Archaic or Relevant in the Context of Ebola?”
For more information on the event, see http://www.aslme.org/the-39th-annual-health-law-professors-conference.
Tue19Jul2016The Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC
Trudy Henson, J.D., CHHS Public Health Program Manager, will present on "Public Transit Emergency Preparedness--Infectious Disease Outbreaks" at the 55th Annual Workshop on Transportation Law. For 54 consecutive summers, the Legal Resources Group Executive Board has sponsored the Annual Workshops on Transportation Law. This workshop attracts 150-175 lawyers, engineers, and transportation planners. More information and registration available at the website: http://www.cvent.com/events/55th-annual-workshop-on-transportation-law/event-summary-95a6f1c9d0304e81ab937bc4e880eea4.aspx
Thu11Aug20168:00am-12:00pmCarroll Lutheran Village
CHHS Senior Law and Policy Analyst Preeti Emrick and Senior Policy Analyst Eric Oddo will lead a workshop and tabletop for Carroll County stakeholders on August 11th, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The workshop and tabletop will focus on the Alternate Care Site/Minor Care Site Plan CHHS drafted for Carroll County Health Department and its partners, including Carroll Lutheran Village and Carroll Hospital.
Wed14Sep201612:00 pmFrancis King Carey School of Law, Room 107
Come and hear Professor Michael Greenberger, CHHS Founder and Director, and other experts in the field discuss their work responding to this devastating disease, from mitigation to legal issues.
Pizza will be provided!
Thu22Sep201612:15 pmUniversity of Maryland, Smith School of Business
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger will participate on a panel of experts following a lecture by Professor Brandon Garrett--the Justice Thurgood Marshall Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law and author of Too Big to Jail.
Fri21Oct20163:00pm-4:00pmBaltimore Hilton Hotel, Baltimore, MD
CHHS Founder and Director, Michael Greenberger, and Cyber Program Manager Markus Rauschecker, will host a panel discussion at CyberMaryland 2016. The panel, titled Developing a Well-rounded Cyber Workforce: The Need for Law and Policy Expertise, is part of the Cyber Workforce Forum, presented by the MD Department of Commerce.
CHHS Founder and Director, Professor Michael Greenberger, J.D., participated in the Securing Global Cities roundtable, organized by The Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase & Co., as part of a year-long project of the Global Cities Initiative that will examine the intersection of globalization and security in today’s cities. The event took place in Baltimore on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.
Fri10Feb20173:30 pmUniversity of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law 500 W. Baltimore St. Baltimore, MD 21201
This Symposium will address dynamic policy and legal issues related to cybersecurity, surveillance, and consumer privacy. The event will consist of four panels featuring nineteen highly respected legal scholars and practitioners. Travis LeBlanc, Chief of Enforcement for the Federal Communications Commission, will deliver the keynote address.
CHHS Cybersecurity Program Manager Markus Rauschecker, J.D., will moderate the panel focusing on Surveillance and Law Enforcement. The speakers are:
- Andrew Ferguson, University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law
- Rachel Levinson-Waldman, The Brennan Center for Justice
- Neil Richards, Washington University Law School
- Priscilla Regan, George Mason Antonin Scalia Law School
More more information or to register for this FREE event, click HERE
Wed15Feb201711:30 amUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore, SMC Campus, Elm Room 210B
As the Zika virus moves deeper into North America, different sectors of U.S. society are mobilizing to address the epidemic by preventing the spread of the virus, identifying patients, treating affected individuals, and working toward a vaccine. How Zika is addressed in the United States and our own community in Baltimore will be greatly informed by the experience of countries in South and Central American where the virus first emerged.
Come learn from faculty members at University of Maryland Baltimore who are using their expertise to develop and refine the legal, medical and regulatory tools needed to face a new epidemic and from the Costa Rican Ambassador to the United States who brings his perspective as both a government official in an affected country and a biotechnologist.
Dr. Roman Macaya, Ambassador of Costa Rica to the United States. Ambassador Macaya has a multidisciplinary background as a scientist, businessman, advocate, politician and academic and has led R&D teams in the fields of biotechnology and biomedical research.
Dr. Kathleen Neuzil, Director, Center for Vaccine Development at University of Maryland School of Medicine. CVD has been chosen as one of three study sites in a human safety trial of a new Zika vaccine.
Dr. Jon Mark Hirshon, Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and co-author of “Zika Virus: Critical Information for Emergency Providers.”
Professor Michael Greenberger, Professor at Maryland Carey Law and Director of the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) who is working with governmental clients on Zika concerns.
Professor Leslie Meltzer Henry, Professor at Maryland Carey Law and co-investigator on Wellcome Trust-funded project to develop ethical and legal guidance for conducting research with pregnant women during public health emergencies including the Zika crisis.
Co-presented by Maryland Carey Law’s Law & Health Care Program and University of Maryland Baltimore Center for Global Education Initiatives. Registration not required. For more information, please contact Virginia Rowthorn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information here: http://www.law.umaryland.edu/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=view%3Devent%26eventid%3D121210823
Fri07Apr2017UMD Francis King Carey School of Law
CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger will host a delegation from Brazil brought to Maryland through the World Trade Center Institute's Professional Exchanges Department and the International Visitor Leadership Program on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. The objective of the program is to connect international visitors with American professionals to share best practices in particular fields to increase mutual understanding.
Thu22Jun20175:00 pmUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore Francis King Carey School of Law 500 W. Baltimore Street Baltimore, MD 21201
Join CHHS Founder and Director Michael Greenberger, JD and other CHHS community members to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Center for Health & Homeland Security. Advanced registration is required.
Reception: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Anniversary Remarks 5:45
CLICK HERE to RSVP by June 10th.
On December 11, 2017 CHHS convened a workshop to discuss a forthcoming article by CHHS Senior Fellow David Delaney and leading behavioral scientist Dr. Paul Slovic. Conducted under the Chatham House Rule to promote openness and sharing, the workshop invited feedback from a group of legal scholars, psychology researchers, and attorneys who served in senior national security positions between 1993 and 2013.
The group tackled challenging issues that Delaney and Slovic raise in their article: the quality of U.S. strategic planning; challenges government official face when equally desirable security and humanitarian values are in conflict; the role of law and theory shaping policy choices; and opportunities for lawyers to help improve policy decisions. We invite you to review the discussion highlights below and become involved in related research, education, and public programs to improve democratic governance.
Fri13Apr20183:00 pm500 W. Baltimore Street Baltimore, MD 21201
CHHS is pleased to be hosting a panel discussion on the opioid crisis at the University of Maryland Carey Law Alumni Weekend. The panel will be on April 13, 2018 from 3:00pm-4:00pm.
Click here for free registration.
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