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Post-Katrina forum to be hosted by Board of Regents

Loyola press release - March 10, 2006

The Board of Regents will host the first in a series of Post-Katrina/Rita research and educational leadership forums, entitled "Science Recovery and Discovery: The Role of Higher Education in Securing a Sustainable Future, to take place April 2-4, 2006 at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel. The goal of the forum is to establish the role of higher education in securing a sustainable future for New Orleans and the Gulf region by building science and engineering capacity (both recovery and new discoveries) commensurate with the challenges of preparing human and natural systems for major disasters.Forum registration is free, but required. Deadline for pre-registration is March 15, 2006. Hotel reservations must be made by directly contacting the New Orleans Marriott hotel at (504) 581-1000 or visiting the hotel website. For more information and to register, please visit: www.laregents.org/forum2006