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JBS Leadership Roundup featuring Director of the Center for Latino-Jewish Relations and President of Tourism & More, Dr. Peter Tarlow

The John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute is pleased to announce the topic and guest speaker for a special John Ben Shepperd Leadership Roundup. The title is: “Terrorism: How It Will Affect Your Future.” The lecture will feature Director of the Center for Latino-Jewish Relations and President of Tourism & More Dr. Peter Tarlow. The goal of the lecture will be to examine correlation between tourism and terrorism.
Dr. Peter Tarlow speaks throughout North and Latin America, the Middle East and Europe, and Asia. Some of the topics about which he speaks are: the sociology of terrorism, its impact on tourism security and risk management, the US government’s role in post terrorism recovery, and how communities and businesses must face a major paradigm shift in the way they do business. Tarlow trains numerous police departments throughout the world in TOPPS (Tourism Oriented Policing and Protection Services) and offers certification in this area. Tarlow provides keynote speeches around the world on topics as diverse as dealing with economies in crisis to how beautification can become a major tool for economic recovery.

This Leadership Roundup will take place on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 6:00 PM. It will be held at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Library Lecture Center in Room LL001. Bob Brescia, Executive Director of the John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute will moderate the lecture. The event is free and open to the public – no tickets or reservations required.

The John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute is the state’s Center of Excellence for public leadership education, ethics, and public service. It prepares young Texans in these areas and conducts on-site leadership training at schools and organizations throughout Texas. The JBS Institute is co-located and part of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB). Information about the Shepperd Institute’s services and events is available at www.shepperdinstitute.com.