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  • FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY
  • Friday, December 3, 2010
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  • Office of Justice Programs
  • Contact: Michelle Muth Person
  • (202) 305-7381

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ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER, OTHERS TO SPEAK AT
BUREAU OF JUSTICE ASSISTANCE NATIONAL CONFERENCE, DECEMBER 6-8, IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

Intellectual Property Crime Forum to Follow Conference on December 8

WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Associate Attorney General Thomas Perrelli, Assistant Attorney General Laurie O. Robinson, and James H. Burch, II, Acting Director, Bureau of Justice Assistance, will speak at the 2010 Bureau of Justice Assistance National Conference in Washington, D.C., Monday, December 6, through Wednesday, December 8. A forum about Intellectual Property Crime will be held at the conclusion of the conference on Wednesday, December 8. Agendas for both events are available at: http://www.esi-bethesda.com/bja2010/agenda.html.

During this meeting, the Council will receive updates on their priority issues and hear from representatives of the Chicago Area Project (CAP)a network of more than 50 grassroots organizations and special projects aimed at promoting positive youth development and preventing juvenile delinquency through advocacy, community organizing, and direct services.

All events are open to the media and will take place at:
  Washington Hilton Hotel
International Ballroom Center
1919 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20009
MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2010
8:30 a.m. 9:45 a.m.
Conference Opening and Keynote Address
WHO: Laurie O. Robinson
Assistant Attorney General
Office of Justice Programs

James H. Burch, II
Acting Director
Bureau of Justice Assistance

MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2010
12:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
Working Lunch Topic: Justice 2.0: The Future of Information Sharing and Implications for the Justice Community
WHO: David Pogue
Personal Technology Columnist
The New York Times
MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2010
3:45 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Plenary 2: Homeland Security Begins with Hometown Security: How Community Engagement and Information Sharing Play A Critical Role in Keeping Our Nation Safe
WHO: The Honorable Janet Napolitano
Secretary
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2010
12:45 p.m. 2:15 p.m.
Working Lunch
WHO: The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr.
United States Attorney General
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2010
10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Town Hall and Closing Plenary: Forward Momentum: Working Together to Advance the Criminal Justice System
WHO: The Honorable Thomas J. Perrelli
Associate Attorney General
U.S. Department of Justice

The Honorable Laurie O. Robinson
Assistant Attorney General
Office of Justice Programs

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2010
10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Town Hall and Closing Plenary: Forward Momentum: Working Together to Advance the Criminal Justice System
WHO: James H. Burch, II
Acting Director
Bureau of Justice Assistance

The Honorable Sue Carbon
Director
Office on Violence Against Women

Dennis Greenhouse
Director
Community Capacity Development Office

The Honorable John Laub
Director
National Institute of Justice

Pamela Leupen
Associate Director
National Training and Program Development
Office for Victims of Crime

The Honorable Barney Melekian
Director
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services

Gerard Ramker
Deputy Director
Bureau of Justice Statistics

Jeffrey Slowikowski
Acting Administrator
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Allison Turkel
Senior Policy Advisor
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2010
1:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
Intellectual Property Forum: Buying Fake Bags, Medicine and Music: Good Bargain or Deadly Investment?
WHO: Laurie O. Robinson
Assistant Attorney General
Office of Justice Programs

Gary G. Grindler
Acting Deputy Attorney General
U.S. Department of Justice

Victoria Espinel
U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator
Executive Office of the President

NOTE: Press inquiries should be directed to Michelle Person, (202) 305-7381.

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