DePaul University College of Law's International Aviation Law Institute and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences' Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development
will host their sixth annual lunch lecture, “Targeted Violence &
Security Issues: Implications for Airport Planning.” Increase in
global terrorism threats have required airports, rail and bus systems
across the world to develop new ways to protect travelers, and this
has become a matter of increasing importance, particularly with the
holiday season approaching.
During the lecture, Katherine W. Schweit, head of the Federal
Bureau of Investigation's National Active Shooter Initiative and a
DePaul law alumna, will discuss the security strategies of public
transportation systems. She will also answer questions
about how Chicago is responding to these
This free event will be held on Wednesday, November 2 from 12 to
1:30 p.m. at the DePaul Center, 1 East Jackson Boulevard, Room 8005. Register to attend by emailing
Only people who have registered will be admitted to the event.