Ivy Talks presents Hostage Negotiation: Kidnapping of the Burnhams (2002) by Al-Qaeda group, Abu Sayaff

Event Information

22 Jan
6:30pm - 8:00pm

Ivy Tech Community College’s Valparaiso campus will be launching a new series of scholarly presentations called Ivy Talks. The presentations are both research and experiential and will showcase outstanding faculty at Ivy Tech. This month’s featured speaker will be Retired FBI Special Agent David Steele. His presentation is titled Hostage Negotiation: Kidnapping of the Burnhams (2002) by Al-Qaeda group, Abu Sayaff.

In 1996, Steele became a member of the FBI’s Critical Incident Negotiation Team, a highly trained and mobile team consisting of the FBI’s 25 most experienced and recognized field negotiators who were deployed domestically and internationally, to deal with the FBI’s complex and potentially lengthy hostage crisis incidents.

This event is free and open to the publics. More information about Ivy Talks can be found at ivytech.edu/ivytalks.

Location: Ivy Tech Community College Auditorium, 3100 Ivy Tech Drive, Valparaiso, IN

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