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Gun Violence Research Summit, hosted by the Violence Prevention Project Research Center at Hamline University

Minnesota Gun Violence Research Summit

Violence Prevention Project Research Center

Empowering Change through Research and Collaboration

The Minnesota Gun Violence Research Summit is a gathering that brings together practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and community leaders from various sectors across the state. The goal of this summit is to address the issue of gun violence prevention by providing a platform for discussions, presentations, and networking opportunities. Attendees will have the chance to learn about the latest research, share best practices, and explore strategies for reducing gun violence in schools, communities, and homes in Minnesota.

The summit focuses on collaboration, innovation, and evidence-based approaches to finding solutions to gun violence. By fostering dialogue and encouraging actionable solutions, the summit aims to address the root causes of gun violence and shape the future of prevention efforts in the state. Participants are encouraged to use their expertise, resources, and passion to work together towards creating a safer and more resilient Minnesota for everyone.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please contact the Director of Development, Sinead Barry.

Speakers will be announced soon. 

 

Event Details

When: 

Friday, November 1, 2024
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: 

Hamline University Anderson Center
774 Snelling Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN, USA

COST INFO:

  • $100 per ticket
  • Ticket costs include food and beverages throughout the day, in addition to materials.
  • If you need a reduced-cost ticket, please contact violence-prevention@hamline.edu.
     

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Map of Hamline campus

Schedule of events

8 a.m. Registration and breakfast
8:20 a.m. Welcome and logistics: Dr. Jillian Peterson and Dr. James Densley
8:30 a.m. Experience Speaker One: Bryan Muehlberger, father of Gracie Ann Muehlberger  
8:45 a.m. Keynote: "The many forms of gun violence" - Dr. Jillian Peterson and Dr. James Densley
9:30 a.m.  Break and refreshments
9:45 a.m. Experience Speaker Two: TBD
10 a.m.

Panel: Gun violence in schools

Panelists: Shannon Hill, David Reidman, and Rudy Perez

11 a.m.  Break and refreshments
11:15 a.m. 

Panel: Gun violence in the community

Panelists: Drew Evans, David Pyrooz, and Brooke Blakey

12:15 p.m. Lunch buffet
12:45 p.m. Experience Speaker Three: TBD
1 p.m.

Panel: Gun violence in the home

Panelists: Alicia Nichols, Jordan Haltaufderheid, Megan Walsh, and Stefan Gingerich

2 p.m. Break and refreshments
2:15 p.m. Experience Speaker Four: Nicole Hockley, Sandy Hook Promise, Mother of Dylan Hockley
2:30 p.m.

Panel: Solutions to gun violence

Panelists: Representative Kelly Moller, Derek Lumbard, and Justin Terrell

3:30 p.m. Closing remarks and next steps: Dr. Jillian Peterson and Dr. James Densley
4 p.m.  Summit ends

 

Event Sponsors

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Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information about how you can support the Summit, please contact the Director of Development, Sinead Barry.

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