June 5, 2007
FBI National Press Office
Conference on Combatting Nuclear Terrorism
The FBI will host an international conference June
11-15, 2007, in Miami, Florida, titled the "Global Initiative
to Combat Nuclear Terrorism Law Enforcement Conference."
This conference will take place nearly one year after President
George Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin launched
the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism on July
15, 2006. This initiative builds on the capacity of willing
partner nations to combat the global threat of nuclear terrorism.
The conference will be attended by policy, program, and
tactical professionals from all levels of government and
industry, including international delegates from over 40
partner nations. Scheduled conference speakers include:
R. Gonzales, attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice.
Fragos Townsend, homeland security advisor to the President.
S. Mueller III, director, FBI.
Oxford, director of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office.
Richard Falkenrath, deputy commissioner, counterterrorism,
for the City of New York.
Coll, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of
conjunction with the conference, there will be a vendor
expo showcasing the latest mission-relevant supporting technologies,
services, and products. On June 13, conference delegates
will participate in a unique event at the Orange Bowl including
a dynamic and a static demonstration by the FBI and its
local, state, and federal partners. The demonstration will
include a display of the capabilities of the FBI, Miami
Police Department, and Miami Fire Department to respond
to a weapons of mass destruction threat.
All attendees, including the media, must be pre-registered
to attend the conference, exhibition, and dynamic and static
displays. Additional information and online registration
is available at [www.fbcinc.com/gilec/]. Media inquiries
related to this event can be directed to the FBI National
Press Office, 202-324-3691, or the Miami Press Office, 305-944-9101.