January 29, 2014
Kristin Elsner

Criminal Justice, Security Management Panel Discussion

Event Details: 6:00 p.m., March 06, Busch Student Center, Wool Ballroom, 20 N. Grand Blvd., Rooms 170-173, Lower Level, St. Louis, MO, 63103

The School for Professional Studies will host its fifth annual Criminal Justice and Security Management Panel Discussion at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in the Wool Ballroom of Busch Student Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

This year's topic is "Business Continuity in Response to Crisis." A distinguished panel of industry experts discusses the important issues and considerations companies must address to carry on in a time of crisis.

In 2011, 124 people were killed and an estimated 8,000 buildings were destroyed in Joplin, Mo. In 2013, more than 70 million people were affected by the credit card and data breach at Target. These and other crises highlight the need to ensure business continuity in today's society. Whether the situation calls for emergency management, disaster recovery or assurance of ongoing business operations, business continuity has never been more important than it is today.

Featured event panelists are:

  • Kim Battig, senior business continuity analyst at Centene Corporation
  • Jeff Larner, chief security officer for Global Security at Peabody Energy Corporation
  • Anthony Lichty, director of business continuity at Edward Jones
  • Mike Smiley, director of the St. Louis County Police Department's Office of Emergency Management
  • Facilitator: John Steffen Sr., program manager at Charter Communications

To register for this free event, visit the event web page or call 314-977-2330.

The annual panel event is a Saint Louis University pro bono service to the criminal justice and security community. Since 2010, SLU has engaged in important dialogue around timely topics that have application in many fields, from information technology to legal counsel, engineering, human resources, law enforcement, business, security and education.

All classes in the School for Professional Studies are offered in accelerated eight-week sessions and are designed for busy adults with affordable tuition rates as well as convenient, online classes. In Saint Louis University's tradition of excellence, the School for Professional Studies caters to nontraditional students so they can pursue bachelor's and master's programs from globally-recognized SLU.

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