Drake University Law School is hosting a Risk and Responsbility in the 21 Century Symposium on September 7, 2007

The goals of the symposium are (1) to explore the notion of risk, (2) consider how we should respond to it in this century, both in the private and in the public arena, and in doing so, (3) examine the responsibilities of individuals, private institutions, and government.

The featured speaker is Tom Vilsack.  Vilsack is the former two-term governor of the State of Iowa and former presidential candidate.  He is now a visting distinguished professor of law at Drake Law School and an attorney with Dorsey & Whitney.

Also scheduled are a number of other terrific speakers including best-selling author Phillip Howard, trial lawyer Marc Stanley, Connecticut Law School professor Tom Baker, Harvard Business School professor David Moss, Drake University business professor Tom Root, Cedar Rapids Mayor Kathleen Halloran, and Iowa Insurance Commissoner Susan Voss.

The event has applied for six hours Iowa and federal CLE credit.