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9:00 a.m. Registration
10:00 a.m. Introduction
10:10 a.m. Opening Remarks
Patricia F. Plummer, Commissioner, Department of Higher Education
Kevin Burke, Secretary of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security
10:30 a.m. Keynote Speakers
  • Student Centeredness and Campus Climate
    Dr. J. Keith Motley, Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Violence Prevention
    Dr. James Alan Fox, The Lipman Family Professor of Criminal Justice and Professor of Law, Policy and Society, Northeastern University
  • Emergency Response
    Dr. Roger DePue, Founder, The Academy Group, Inc.
11:30 a.m. Presentation of Report
"Campus Violence Prevention and Response: Best Practices for Massachusetts Higher Education”
Daniel M. O’Neill, President & Chief Executive Officer, Applied Risk Management
Dr. Elizabeth K. Englander, Department of Psychology, Bridgewater State College
12:20 p.m. Release of the Report
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions
  • Campus Shooter Response: Massachusetts State Police Training Program
  • Violence Prevention: Best Practices for Public Two-Year Colleges
  • Individuals Rights vs. the Need to Know: Legal and Ethical Issues presented by HIPAA and FERPA
  • Post-Incident Response: Why Specialized Trauma Counseling is Essential
  • Threat Assessment Teams: The Essential Elements
  • Text Messaging and Beyond: Why Emergency Notification Systems Involve More than Just Information Technology
2:30 p.m. Adjournment


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