2018 Montana Threat Assessment Conference

May 14-16, 2018


Pre-Conference Session: May 14, 2018

1:00 to 5:00 p.m.         

  • Topic: Attack at Ohio State University on November 28, 2016 by Abdul Razak Ali Artan who drove his car into a group of pedestrians and then got out with a knife and charged people nearby. He was subsequently shot and killed by OSU Police. 14 people were injured in the attack.
    • Peter Wickham, FBI Task Force Officer from Cincinnati Office
    • Jeffery Horton, FBI Intelligence Analyst from HQ FBI

Main Conference Day 1: May 15, 2018

8:00 to 10:00 a.m.

  • Topic: Cyber Security Panel discussions
    • Breakout for Law Enforcement
      • Gary Seder, DCI Agent 
    • Breakout for all others
      • Dawn Temple, DOJ SITSD 
      • Bryan Lockerby, DCI Administrator 
      • Mike Sangray, Anderson ZurMuehlen Technology Services
      • Andy Hanks,  DOJ Chief Information Security Officer

10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

  • Topic: Sovereign Citizens
    • Mark Seyler, FBI Agent 

11:00 to 12:00 p.m.

  • Topic: Department of Homeland Security Critical Infrastructure Protection
    • Randy Middlebrook, Homeland Security

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.: Lunch (provided at Miller Dining Commons)

1:00 to 2:30 p.m.

  • Topic: MSU Behavioral Intervention Team present on their program and case study
    • Matt Caires, Dean of Students
    • Aaron Grusonik, Associate Dean of Students
    • Allison Gidley, Associate Dean of Students
    • Steven Doner, Captain University Police
    • Betsy Asserson, Director Counseling Services
    • Korrin Fagenstrom, Assistant Director of Residence Life
    • Catherine Woods, Doctor Student Health
    • Keith Hamburg, Director Disability Services
    • Chancey Ringer, Director Family and Graduate Housing

2:30 to 3:45 p.m

  • Topic: IED's
    • Jason Goodman, FBI Special Agent Bomb Tech

3:45 to 5:00 p.m.

  • Topic: Global Material Security Alarm Response Training (DOE)
    •  Darrell Poteet

Main Conference Day 2: May 16, 2018

8:00 to 12:00 noon

  • Topic: Making Prevention a Reality; Identifying, Assessing and Managing the Threat of Targeted Attacks
    • Scott Mace, FBI Special Agent 

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.: Lunch (provided at Miller Dining Commons)

1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

  • Topic: October 1 Mandalay Bay Active Assailant Incident
    • Captain John Pelletier, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
    • Captain Mark Kittelson, Clark County Fire Department, Nevada