Strategies for Public Safety Transformation - Terrorism and Technology: Prevention, Protection and Pursuit
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, B.C., Canada
April 29-30, 2002
Biographies of Conference Presenters
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Attorney General of the United States of America (1993-2001)
Hon. Janet Reno will be a keynote speaker at the The Strategies for Public Safety Transformation: "Terrorism & Technology" - Prevention, Protection and Pursuit hosted by Reboot Communications April 29-30, 2002 at the The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.
Ms. Reno graduated from Cornell University and Harvard Law School, and
served for 15 years as the State's Attorney for Dade County, Florida. On
becoming the United States' first female attorney general in 1993, she
headed the world's largest law office (125,000 employees) for nearly eight
years, responsible for enforcing federal laws and defending the government
in court. During her watch, crime was dramatically reduced and heightened
professionalism became the order of the day in the law enforcement
community. She was the longest serving attorney general since before the
Ms. Reno recognized the opportunities for both good and evil in the
electronic information revolution of the 1990s. She increased the
government's information technology resources devoted to law enforcement. At
the same time, she recognized that cyberspace could facilitate globalized
criminal activity - and that effective electronic security measures are
needed to assure the common international economic good.
Director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1993-2001
Louis Freeh will be a keynote speaker at The Strategies for Public Safety Transformation: "Terrorism & Technology" - Prevention, Protection and Pursuit hosted by Reboot Communications April 29-30, 2002 at the The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.
Mayor Rudolph Giuliani called Louis Freeh the singularly best-suited person
in America to run the FBI. As Director from 1993 to 2001, Freeh
dramatically changed the bureau's mission as crime became globalized. He
more than doubled the number of FBI branches around the world and focused on
counterintelligence, cybercrime, DNA technology, state-of-the-art electronic
surveillance, and building relationships with the private sector to tap
cutting-edge scientific and technical expertise.
Freeh has been an FBI agent, a U.S. Attorney involved in landmark
investigations and prosecutions, and a federal judge. His term at the FBI
was not without controversies, but he had strong support from field agents
and fostered unprecedented cooperation with the CIA. Throughout his career,
Freeh has been known for his energy, integrity and independence. As FBI
Director, he visited 62 countries and met with over 2,000 foreign government
Freeh delivers compelling advice for confronting today's complex security
and privacy issues, as well as for leading complex operations. He also
explains how strategic public/private partnerships can benefit both business
Freeh is now Senior Vice Chairman for Administration at MBNA Corporation,
the world's largest independent credit card lender. He oversees the
company�s legal affairs and is responsible for all personnel, facilities,
security and transportation functions.