Penn Staters invited to participate in Critical Infrastructure workshop

December 03, 2020

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State’s Center for Security Research and Education and Center for Energy Law and Policy will jointly host a Solutions for Critical Infrastructure Protection virtual workshop on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The workshop aims to identify and facilitate a community of researchers in critical infrastructure, broadly defined, and to explore possibilities for University-wide collaboration toward potential external funding opportunities.

Breakout sessions will facilitate discussions of research activities, initiatives and opportunities in critical infrastructure design, protection, interdependencies, resilience, policy, governance, and ethics. Interested Penn State faculty members, researchers, administrators, and staff are invited to join.

Registration is required. Register online here.

The potential breakout topics, listed below, focus on broad, interdisciplinary, and cross-cutting questions and challenges.

  • Cybersecurity
  • Environmental Hazards and Climate Change
  • Ethics, Equity and Governance
  • Integrated Systems and Interdependencies
  • Obsolescence and Resilience
  • Sector and Technology-Specific Discussions
  • The Social Side of Infrastructure

For more information, visit the workshop site at this link.

Last Updated December 04, 2020