The Russians: Security, Cyber-Security, and You Panel Discussion

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Name: The Russians: Security, Cyber-Security, and You Panel Discussion
Date: November 9, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM PST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Gavilan College and the Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce are partnering to bring you the second installment in our series of important community conversations on matters of historical, national and global importance.

This session features three highly experienced, knowledgeable and talented experts on Russian, cyber security and the current state of the world.

A Closer Look at The Russians. Join three Gavilan College professors who will use their academic training to explore geo- and cyber-politics involving the United States and Russia in high-stakes moves and counter-moves. 
Thursday Nov. 9 at Morgan Hill Community Playhouse (17090 Monterey , 7 p.m., co-sponsored by Civic Engagement at Gavilan College and Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce. $5 at the door for general public; free for all students.
Craig Mosher grew up in Arkansas and Florida, moving to California for college.  His graduate work at San Jose State focused on the development of nuclear weapons programs, and he has taught US history for more than 25 years.  He has a special interest in the Cold War, a period which never ceases to interest and amaze him. He is active at his Methodist church in social justice work. 

Dr. Marc Turetzky is a political scientist trained at UCSD (BA), SDSU (MA), Florida State University (MS & PhD), and at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland (Credential in Terrorism Studies; MS). His research specialization is world politics generally and international conflict/terrorism studies specifically. His current research projects include: Presidential foreign policy emphasis during both Bush terms; The US War on Terrorism in West Africa; a 100-day Trump scorecard; and a treatment for a book on Presidential foreign policy emphasis from Truman through Obama.

Peter Howell--A native of Aromas, CA, Peter Howell studied Computer Science at UC San Diego and San Diego State with an emphasis on web security and programming languages. Since then he has worked in many technological capacities at Gavilan College, including as webmaster and distance education specialist. He also teaches computer forensics (tracing computer crime) and programming at Gavilan College, and is a freelance programmer in the Bay Area. His other interests include robotics, crypto-currency, and our society's evolving use of technology as a medium of communication.

Event Sponsors:
  • Gavilan Community College
Morgan Hill Community and Cultural Center
Hiram Morgan Hill Room
17090 Monterey Rd.
Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Date/Time Information:
6:30PM - Doors open and opportunity to network
7:00PM-8:30PM - Panel discussion
9:00PM - Facility closed
Contact Information:
Free for students
$5 per person fee for everyone else.
Net proceeds will go to the Gavilan College Foundation to support student learning projects.
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