Agenda

Thursday, September 9

8:30 a.m. Welcome

Benjamin Wecht, M.A.
Pamela Marshall, Ph.D.

8:45 a.m. A Message from Duquesne University President President Ken Gormley, J.D.
9:00 a.m. Archaeological Recovery at the World Trade Center Site,
2006-2014: Lessons Learned
Scott A. Warnasch, M.A.
10:00 a.m. 20 Years: The Past, Present and Future of Forensic DNA Testing Rhonda K. Roby, Ph.D., M.P.H.
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. How TrueAllele® Computing Automates DNA Analysis and Databasing for Mass Disasters Mark W. Perlin, Ph.D., M.D., Ph.D.
12:15 p.m. Lunch Break
1:15 p.m. The FBI Response to the Pentagon on 9/11 Samuel Simon, M.A., FBI Ret.
2:15 p.m. 9/11 Overview - Investigation of United Flight 93,
Shanksville, Pa.

Andrea Dammann, M.S., FBI Ret.
Roy Cavan, FBI Ret.

3:30 p.m. Break
3:45 p.m. Panel Discussion: 9/11 and the Forensic Science of Mass Disaster Investigations Pamela Marshall, Ph.D. (moderator)
All Thursday Speakers
Cyril H. Wecht, M.D., J.D.
5:00 p.m. Adjourn

Friday, September 10

8:30 a.m. Welcome and a Moment of Silence

Benjamin Wecht, M.A.
Pamela Marshall, Ph.D.
Ellen S. Gawalt, Ph.D.

8:45 a.m. Who Owns the Dead? The Science and Politics of Death at Ground Zero Jay D. Aronson, Ph.D.
9:45 a.m. The Alchemy of Tragedy: What Research Related To 9/11 Has Taught Us About PTSD Richard S. Adler, M.D.
Daliah Bauer, Ph.D.
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m.

The Role of Critical Incident Stress Management in a Large-Scale Incident

Sheila G. Roth, Ph.D., LCSW, EMT
11:45 a.m. Panel Discussion: 9/11 and the Psycho-Social Needs of Survivors, First Responders and Family
Allan D. Pass, Ph.D. (moderator)
All Friday Speakers
12:30 p.m. Adjourn