DAY 1: MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012

Check-in will begin at 8:15 AM. A continental breakfast will be available.

8:50 AM Welcome
PATRICK KELLEY, Institute of Medicine

9:00 AM Opening Remarks
VALERIE MAHOLMES, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

9:10 AM Introduction
JACQUELYN CAMPBELL, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and Forum on Global Violence Prevention Co-Chair

9:20 AM Overview of the Contagion of Violence
GARY SLUTKIN, University of Illinois at Chicago

Moderated Q&A and Discussion

10:05 AM BREAK

10:30 AM - 12:45 PM

SESSION I: Contagion of Violence in Multiple Settings

This session will discuss how violence leads to additional violence. This can occur either as a “viral” spread of one act of violence to many acts of violence, or as a “spillover” effect from one setting or type of violence to another. How does the contagion of violence manifest across types of violence? How are types of violence interrelated? Conversely, how can the spread of violence be halted or prevented?

Facilitator: ROWELL HUESMANN, University of Michigan

10:30 AM Opening Remarks
ROWELL HUESMANN, University of Michigan

Brief Overviews

10:35 AM The Contagion of Street and Community Violence
JEFFREY FAGAN, Columbia Law School

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