Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.

Building 6

333 Pfingsten Road

Northbrook, Illinois 60062-2002

Friday, November 9, 2007

Attend this Unique

Emergency Management and

Business Continuity Event!


Partners: Illinois Homeland Security Network

(Homeland Security Innovation and

Entrepreneurship Center, Northwestern

University; Homeland Security Market

Development, Illinois Department of

Commerce and Economic Opportunity;

Homeland Security Procurement

Technical Assistance Center, College of

DuPage; Homeland Security Research

Program, Western Illinois University);

Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.; James

Lee Witt Associates/GlobalOptions

8:00 – 8:30 am

, Continental Breakfast, Networking

Moderator: Patrick Crawford, Director of Marketing

& Business Development, Midwest

Region, James Lee Witt Associates,

Chicago, Illinois

8:35 – 8:45 am

Welcome to Underwriters Laboratories and

Homeland Security

Speaker: Chris Hasbrook, Vice President & General

Manager, Global Fire and Security Sector,

Underwritters Laboratories, Northbrook,


8:50 – 10:15 am

Case Studies/Best Practices in Emergency

Management and Business Continuity

• Jack Smith, First VP, ABN AMRO, Global IT

Business Continuity Management, Chicago,


• Demetria Giannisis, Executive Director

Chicago Manufacturing Center and Great

Lakes Partnership/Mahogany Eller, Director

of Government and Community Partnerships,

Target, Minneapolis, Minnesota

• Prof. Dean Alexander, Director, Homeland

Security Research Program, Western Illinois

University, Macomb, Illinois

• Charlie Fisher, Senior VP, GlobalOptions,

Washington, DC

10:15 – 10:30 am


10:30 am – 11:55 am

Product- and Service- focused Solutions

to Emergency Management and Business

Continuity Challenges

• Todd Huseby, Principal, A.T. Kearney, Chicago,


• Damian Walch, Director, Deloitte & Touche,

Chicago, Illinois

• Thomas Grey, Consulting Director, Property

Risk Control, CNA Insurance, Chicago, Illinois

• Ben Crown, Mutare Software, Schaumburg,


Noon – 1:00 pm


1:00 – 1:10 pm

Closing Remarks

• Michael Brody, Assistant Deputy Director,

Homeland Security Market Development

Bureau, Illinois Department of Commerce and

Economic Development, Chicago, Illinois


Pre-Paid Registration Required: $40.00

Check payable to Western Illinois University

Register online at



Or Mail to

ILHSN, c/o Prof. Dean Alexander

Department of Law Enforcement and Justice

Administration, Stipes 403H

Western Illinois University

1 University Circle

Macomb, Illinois 61455

(309) 298-2120 Fax: (309) 298-2187