Peri's Virtual Symposium: Community Response to the Threat of Terrorism

Nation's Cities Weekly, October 29, 2001 | Go to article overview

Peri's Virtual Symposium: Community Response to the Threat of Terrorism


The threat of terrorism has touched everyone in a manner that has made every community not only re-evaluate its security needs, but also examine how effective its emergency management plans are in light of a terrorist attack. To assist public entities in this effort, the Public Entity Risk Institute (PERI) is sponsoring Community Response to the Threat of Terrorism, a free, all-electronic symposium to address the issues of terrorism. The focus of the program will be on what small and medium size communities can do to prepare for and cope with the threat of terrorism.

The Symposium will take place November 13 - 19 at PERI's website, www.riskinstitute.org. It is co-sponsored by the National League of Cities (NLC), International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), and the National Association of Counties (NACo) as a free, public service.

Each day during the Symposium, an Issues and Ideas Paper is presented, and those "attending" the program can then discuss the issues raised in the paper in an open online forum. Papers are posted in PERI's Symposium Center website at the beginning of the day, and also e-mailed to anyone who signs up ahead of time to receive the papers. The discussions area in the Symposium Center is open 24 hours a day. This forum allows participants to discuss the issues, make comments, ask questions for the authors, and participate in a nationwide conversation with colleagues from across the country. To register your e-mail address to receive the papers daily, visit the Symposium Center on PERI's web site at www.riskinstitute.org.

The program will be moderated by Lawrence J. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

Peri's Virtual Symposium: Community Response to the Threat of Terrorism
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.