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President's Forum on Data Spotlights Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security

ALBANY, N.Y. (February 26, 2016) -- On Thursday, February 25, the University convened nationally recognized leaders for a series of conversations on emergency management and homeland security at the President’s 3rd Annual Forum on Data.

This year’s forum specifically explored the role that data and data analytics play in better protecting our citizens. Keynote speakers and panelists shared their insights, experiences, and knowledge on how data shapes decision-making practices in critical fields such as combating terrorism and disaster response.

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