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How Climate Change, Cyberattacks and Other Threats Affect Infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 6, 2012 — Suzanne Spaulding, the deputy undersecretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will be the keynote speaker at a breakfast program that will focus on how to rebuild our aging infrastructure to withstand threats such as climate change and cybersecurity attacks.

The program, sponsored by the _ Standing Committee on Law and National Security, is titled “Re-imaging Critical Infrastructure in a Changing World.” Spaulding will discuss how new technologies present a unique opportunity to improve smart-grid networks, industrial control systems and other infrastructure.

What:
Re-imaging Critical Infrastructure in a Changing World

When:
Thursday, December 13, 2012
8 – 9 a.m.

Where:
The University Club
1135 16th Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20005

For media credentialing and access to the program, please contact Meredith Josef at .  This event is free and open to members of the press.

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