Div Director Hans Kallam to Speak at CSU-Pueblo Colorado Economic Developement Forum

On April 8, 2010, Colorado State University-Pueblo's Political Science Department and its Center for the Study of Homeland Security will host a Colorado Economic Development Forum.  The forum will focus on "Homeland Security Threats/Opportunities" and will be held in the Rawlings Library, 100 E Abriendo Ave. in Pueblo, CO from 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm.  The focus of the event will center on the key concerns of federal, state and military authorities, on the role Pueblo area businesses can play in critical infrastructure protection, and how can local business and community organizations earn contracts with the Department of Defense.  The event will include hors d'oeuvres and dinner and a panel of speakers, including the Division of Emergency Management Director Hans Kallam.  Also speaking will be Joe O'Keefe, Protective Security Advisor, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Joseph Catalino, Jr., Chief, Private Sector/NGO Division, Interagency Coordination Directorate, NORAD and U.S. NORTHCOM; and David Malet, Director of CSU-Pueblo's Center for the Study of Homeland Security.  For more information, contact David Malet at (719) 549-2800 or at david.malet@colostate-pueblo.edu.