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Center Events

Here you will find a list of upcoming and past events in which Center faculty have participated. If you'd like to keep up to date with the latest news from the Center, please join our mailing list. This is a new page and is regularly updated, so please check back frequently for more information! 

Delaware Gun Violence Forum

January 9, 2020
Wilmington, DE

Daniel Webster will join a group of experts to discuss Delaware-specific firearm data and ground-level experiences from prosecutors  and defense attorneys, state and local law enforcement, firearms experts, gun shop owners, physicians and others. Webster will present information on training and licensing requirements in other states and the effects of those policies on gun violence.  

Gun Violence Prevention Forum

December 12, 2019
New York City

Daniel Webster will join a group of local and national health care leaders, hospital administrators, clinicians, and researchers to continue efforts combating gun violence. He will be talking about gun violence as a public health crisis with Dr. Susan Bornstein, Regent of the American College of Physicians. For more information on the forum, please visit the event page.

Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit

November 8, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

Both Drs. Daniel Webster and Shannon Frattaroli will be giving a talk at the Better Gun Violence Reporting Summit on gun licensing, ERPO laws and what are the best practices for covering these policies and gun violence in the media. Learn more about the event here

Building Momentum: The Bloomberg American Health Summit

November 12-13, 2019
Baltimore, MD

The 2nd annual Bloomberg American Health Summit — to be held November 12-13 in Baltimore, Maryland — will bring together advocates, experts, and policymakers from across the country to address challenges to health in five focus areas: Addiction & Overdose, Adolescent Health, Environmental Challenges, Obesity and the Food System, and Violence. 

Fellows and collaborators will spend two days sharing new knowledge and evidence-based practices, and forging connections that will inspire progress and build momentum for change at the local, state, and national level.

Read more about the event, link to the livestream and confirmed speakers here

Ceasefire Oregon Education Foundation, 25th Anniversary

November 21, 2019
Portland, OR

Center Director, Daniel Webster, ScD, will be speaking at the Ceasefire Oregon Education Foundation on Thursday, November 21, 2019. The Ceasefire Oregon Education Foundation has worked to reduce the number of gun injuries and deaths in Oregon by educating the public about safe firearm storage, suicide prevention, and through our gun turn-in programs.

Read more about the event here.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine's Committee on Law and Justice

November 21, 2019
Washington, D.C.

Center Deputy Director, Cassandra Crifasi, PhD, MPH, will be participating in a panel discussion in Washington, D.C. that focuses on the comparative understandings of mass shootings and criminal gun violence.