Join us Thursday, April 9th, 2020 at First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, for our Quarterly Colloquium Program presentation by Professor Saad Omer, Director of the Yale Institute for Global Health. Omer will present an update on COVID-19 (coronavirus). A reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with the presentation starting at 6:00 p.m.
For more information on Omer, refer to the Op-Ed piece he wrote for the New York Times in January (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/
To register in advance, we will provide a URL soon!
Join us Thursday, April 23, 2020, at the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme for a presentation by Admiral John Padgett, retired Commander of the US Pacific Submarine Fleet, titled, “US Submarine Employment and Effectiveness in a Dynamic World: Stealth, Mobility and Firepower.” A reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with the presentation starting at 6:00 p.m.
More information to come.
Register online for the presentation and dinner here: https://scwac.wildapricot.org/event-3528990
Join us May 21, 2020, (location TBD) for a presentation by Stephen Flynn of Northeastern University titled, “Neutralizing the Politics of Fear: The Case for Bolstering Societal Resilience.” A reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with the presentation starting at 6:00 p.m. Following the presentation, there will be an optional dinner ($40 for a meal and additional Q&A with the speaker). Location TBD.
As Founding Director of the Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University, Dr. Stephen E. Flynn leads a major university-wide research initiative to inform and advance societal resilience in the face of growing human-made and naturally-occurring turbulence. At Northeastern, he is also Professor of Political Science with faculty affiliations in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs. Dr. Flynn is recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on critical infrastructure and supply chain security and resilience.
Learn more about the Global Resilience Institute at https://globalresilience.northeastern.edu/from-the-director/
Register online for the presentation and dinner here: URL to come!