Invitation to 13th Annual Global Biosecurity Symposium – April 22
You are cordially invited to attend the 13th Annual Global Biosecurity Symposium hosted by Prof. Victoria Sutton on Tuesday, April 22, in the Lanier Center of the Law School. Please see the schedule for details.
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Global Biosecurity Symposium
Lanier Auditorium, Law School
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Prof. Victoria Sutton
Scientific Research in Biodefense
Leamons, Josh - Eco-Terrorism: A Legal Update on the Laws Protecting Scientific Research from Extremist Activists
Aldrich, Joel - Legal Framework Surrounding the Development of Vaccines for Select Agents: Do the Legal Incentives Outweigh the Legal Burdens?
Keynote Speaker: Annette Sobel, P.E., M.D. Global Biomedical Initiative, TTU
Dual-Use and Biodefense Law
Jerman, Greg - Biotechnology, Bioengineering, and the Dual Use Dilemma: Ensuring Global Biosecurity at the Edges of Scientific Innovation
Stevens, Nick - Avoiding Heating up a Cold War: International Dual-Use Regulation
Mass Gatherings and Mass Casualties
Preston, Grace - No Safe Haven: How the Intersection of International Humanitarian Law and Mass Gathering Law is Destroying Refugee Camps
Tseung, Ashley - Die a Hero or Live Long Enough to Become the Villain: Mass Casualty Preparedness in Hospitals and Protecting Doctors from Liability During Mass Casualty Events
Regulating Global Bio-threats and Emergencies
Cantu, Karla - Exploring State and Federal Quarantine Laws: Suspected of Being Exposed to a Communicable Disease
Tran, Melissa - Lost at Sea: A Plunge Into Cruise Ship in the Event of a Biologic Emergency
Culp, Josh - Biosecurity Concerns of International Trade: How Vulnerable Are the Economies of the World to Bio-threats?
William Wells - I Saw it in a Movie: The Effectiveness of Health Regulation on International Travel
8:00 – 8:40p
Agro-defense Law – Are we Prepared?
Hunter, Jordan - Preparing for Agroterror: How is the Texas Animal Health Commission Enforcing Federal Food Defense Regulations?
Anderson, Onzo - Agricultural Security; How a Global Economy & a Global Threat Will Lead to a Global Solution
Carver, Charles - Post 9/11 Water Security and the Vulnerability of Water Resources in the Domestic and International Fields
International Treaties – Effective?
Wissinger, Jennifer - The BWC Gray Area: Locating the Blurry Line of Defining Biological Weapons
Hart, Anna - Should the CWC Prohibit the Use of Incapacitating Chemical Agents for Law Enforcement?