Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center 
178 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Ava Majlesi 
Rutgers Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence 

Data Science, Technology, and the Intelligence Community: An Examination of Successful Strategies 

Learn how data science and emerging technologies can support the development of actionable intelligence through an examination of successful strategies and case studies. This program is ideal for Intelligence Community professionals; federal, state and local law enforcement; and those with an interest in intelligence and national security.

Keynote Addresses:

  • Dr. Ronald J. Clark, former Deputy Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; former member of the White House National Security Council Staff; retired Marine Corps infantry and force reconnaissance officer.
  • Dr. Paul Kantor, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University. Dr. Kantor’s research centers on the practical role of information systems, with particular emphasis on evaluating system effectiveness.  He will review data science research programs, with emphasis on the challenges of translating that research into tools that work in operational settings.  
Other speakers include: 
  • Major Fritz Frage, Commanding Officer - Office of Drug Monitoring and Analysis, NJ State Police
  • Dr. Rick Fuentes, Former Colonel, NJ State Police
  • Mike Geraghty, NJ Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC)
  • Elie Honig, Executive Director, Rutgers Institute for Secure Communities
  • Jeanne LoCicero, Deputy Legal Director of the ACLU of New Jersey
  • Dr. Nima Majlesi, Director of Medical Toxicology, Staten Island University Hospital 
  • Paul Stanely, National Counterterrorism Center
  • Linda Tartaglia, Director, Rutgers Center on Policing

There is no fee, but registration is necessary as space is limited. Breakfast and lunch will be served.  Please note any dietary restrictions upon registration.  


Please be sure to read the information regarding parking, outlined below:


  • Parking will be available in Lots 74A & 82 without permits (Directions to parking lots can be found at maps.rutgers.edu).
  • IMPORTANT: Visitors must register their vehicles. Please use the following link (either click on or copy and paste into your browser) to register your vehicle. If you do not register your vehicle, you run the risk of receiving a parking citation. https://rudots.nupark.com/events/Events/Register/dd427ef1-9aaf-4685-8a77-0b50bd0a4137
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Special event parking and special event permits are only for visitors to the University. Faculty, Staff, and Students must park only in lots in which they are authorized to park.