Security Calendar & ACDIS Speaker Series

These events are approved for students who are taking NPRE/GLBL 483 Seminar on Security and GLBL 199S Independent Study, Security Events.

Students are required to prepare a multiple choice quiz with five to ten questions and answers that exhibit an understanding of the lecture. NPRE/GLBL 483 and GLBL 199S students submit the quiz to Illinois Compass. The Certificate students submit to Kathy Anderson-Conner .

Spring 2018 – Security-related Events

1/18/18Migration and Identity in Central Asia: The Uzbek ExperienceRano Turaeva, Research Associate, Max Plank Institute for Social Anthropology
1/26/18Global Middle East WorkshopGlblMideast Wksp_1.26.18 Poster and program
1/29/18TBADr. Avital Livny, Assistant Professor, Political Science, UIUC
1/30/18Current Cyber Threats and TrendsChristopher D. Trifiletti
Federal Bureau of Investigations

An engaging presentation on the current cyber threats and trends that are seen nationally and in our area, including:

A general overview of the FBI and cyber resources
FBI cyber careers and internship opportunities
Discussion with the participants

Special Agent Christopher D. Trifiletti is a twenty-six year law enforcement veteran, serving the last nineteen years with the FBI. Agent Trifiletti has had direct involvement in the investigation of a wide variety of cases from all across the United States and many foreign countries, especially with his early work with the FBI in the field of Internet crimes against children. Agent Trifiletti works computer intrusion matters and is also responsible for the FBI's Office of Private Sector (OPS) outreach and infrastructure protection program, InfraGard, in Central and Southern Illinois.

Agent Trifiletti is a SANS GSEC and GCIH certified computer security professional. He holds an MBA and BA from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri and a degree in Criminal Justice from the St. Louis Community College. Agent Trifiletti has provided training to numerous FBI field divisions, FBI Headquarters, and the FBI Academy at Quantico; the Interpol General Secretariat in Lyon, France; annual Europol training conferences in the Netherlands and Germany; State, county, and local police; other law enforcement agencies; prosecutors and child advocates; and law enforcement entities in and from Central and South America and Europe.
2/5/18Choosing Tactics of Resistance: Violence vs NonviolenceEkrem Baser, Graduate Student, Political Science, UIUC
2/6/18Oil and Gas Pipeline Transmission Infrastructure Cybersecurity and ResiliencyAl Rivero, President, ANG Consulting, LLC
2/6/18The Muslim Ban and Asian American HistoryProf. Junaid Rana, Dept. of Asian American Studies
2/19/18Group Decision-making and Foreign Policy: An Experimental DesignLula Chen, Graduate Student, Political Science, UIUC
2/22/2018Soviet and Muslim: The Institutionalization of Islam in Central AsiaEren Tasar (Assistant Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
2/22/18Climate Change and Conflict in IndonesiaNicolas Gatti, Graduate Student, Department of ACE, UIUC
2/26/18Senegalese Migration to Europe: God and Self-deprecation in a Multi-casual PerspectiveDr. Papa Faye, Non-resident Fellow of Open Society Foundations
2/27/18Cyber Warfare and Critical Infrastructure – A Look at the Actions and Activities of the Department of Defense and National GuardMajor General Richard J. Hayes Jr., Commander of the Illinois National Guard, Adjutant General and Deputy Homeland Security Adviser
3/5/18International Law in Real Time: the Philippine war on DrugsDr. Stephen Chaudoin, Assistant Professor, Political Science, UIUC
3/12/18Political Ideology and Attitude ConsensusPete Ondish, Graduate Student, Psychology, UIUC
4/2/18Can contact improve relationships in the midst of conflict: A field experiment in the Middle Belt of NigeriaDr. Rebecca Wolfe, Director of Mercy Corps’ Peace and Conflict team
4/3/18TBAJianhui Wang, Section Manager, Advanced Grid Modeling, Argonne National Laboratory
4/10/18Human Rights, Gender Violence, and the Challenge of Global Governance by NumberSally Engle Merry,
Professor of Anthropology, New York University
4/12/18Preparing for Mass Relocation from DisastersProf. Vicki Bier, University of Wisconsin-Madison
4/17/18EU-US-Russia RelationsAlec Aalto, Former Finnish Ambassador
4/20/18A Question of Access: Nature Conservation, Displacement, and Social Transformation at the Virunga National Park, DRCDr. Stephan Hochleithner, Researcher, University of California, Berkley
4/24/18TBARobert M. Lee, CEO, Dragos, Inc.
4/26/18Conflict and Climate ChangeProtensia Hadunka, Graduate Student, Department of ACE, UIUC
4/30/18 - 5/1/18Food Security in the 21st Century: Envisioning R&D Strategies for Meeting the DemandTBA