AlliedBarton and the Academy of Critical Incident Analysis (ACIA) will host a free workplace violence prevention conference on April 18 at John Jay College in New York City. AlliedBarton’s President and CEO Bill Whitmore and Victor Herbert, executive director of ACIA, will kick off the conference. Scheduled speakers and topics include; Bradford L. Cole, CFE, Private Investigator and Certified Fraud Examiner – Therapy Dogs at Newtown; Steven M. Crimando, MA, BCETS, CHS-V, Principal, Behavioral Science Applications – Workplace Violence Prevention: Recognition, Response and Recovery; Liz Roberts, Chief Program Officer, Safe Horizon – When Domestic Violence Intrudes into the Workplace; Victor Schwartz, MD, Medical Director, The Jed Foundation and Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, NYU School of Medicine – The Impact of Workplace Violence; James F. McShane, JD, Vice President for Public Safety, Columbia University; Gabrielle Salfati, Ph. D., Director, Investigative Psychology Research Unit, John Jay College of Criminal Justice; and George Anderson, VP of Operations, AlliedBarton Security Services – Protecting the Workplace; Steve Gorelick, Ph. D., Professor, Hunter College and Laura Agnich, Ph. D., Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Georgia Southern University – Eyewitness to Workplace Violence: The Oslo Massacre and the Virginia Tech Killings; and, Bruce Shapiro, Executive Director, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, Columbia University – How to Interact with the Press When Workplace Violence Occurs.