Terrorism and the Electric Power Grid: Feb. 27-28 Workshop


At an upcoming workshop, members of the National Research Council committee that wrote the report Terrorism and the Electric Power Delivery System will examine changes in the electric power transmission and distribution system since the report's completion in 2007.  Workshop participants will discuss future challenges for the security of the grid, both physical and digital, and options for responding to these threats.


Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.  The event will also be webcast for those unable to attend.  For more information, registration, and an agenda visit http://sites.nationalacademies.org/DEPS/BEES/DEPS_081081.



The workshop will take place Feb. 27 from 1 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. EST and Feb. 28 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST in the Lecture Room of the National Academy of Sciences building, 2101 Constitution Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.  Reporters who wish to attend or participate via webcast should register in advance at http://sites.nationalacademies.org/DEPS/BEES/DEPS_081120.  Media inquiries should be directed to the Office of News and Public Information; tel. 202-334-2138 or e-mail news@nas.edu.