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Towson University is proud to host the Edward V. Badolato Distinguished Speaker Series in Homeland Security, endowed by the late Colonel Edward V. Badolato, USMC (Ret.).

Event Overview

This springís event will focus on the role of geographic information systems (GIS) in homeland security and emergency management. Dr. Jay Morgan, of TUís Geography Department, will give an overview of what GIS is, how itís used across Maryland, and its role in our state during emergencies.

Join us on Wednesday May 6, 2015 in Towson University's College of Liberal Arts Building (Room 4110) for the Distinguished Speakers Series' latest FREE event: "Mapping Our Safety: How GIS is Being Used in Homeland Security and Emergency Management in Maryland." The keynote speaker is Dr. Jay Morgan of Towson University's Department of Geography.

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Keynote Speaker Bio

Dr. John M. Morgan, III ("Jay") is a professor of Geography and Environmental Planning at Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland. A graduate of the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (1965), Dr. Morgan received his B.A. (1969) and M.A. (1973) from Towson University. He earned his Ph.D. (1980) from the University of Maryland. His primary teaching and research interests include geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing and digital image processing, homeland security and emergency management, outdoor recreation planning and management, military geography, and the geography of Alaska.

Eventbrite - Badolato Speaker Series in Homeland Security - Spring 2015

Division of Innovation & Applied Research
Office Location: Administration Building, Suite 301

Phone: 410-704-2678
Fax: 410-704-2152


Date: Wednesday May 6, 2015

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Keynote Presentation

1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Networking Reception

Location: Towson University's College of Liberal Arts Building, Room 4110



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