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Nuclear Detection Expert Set to Kick Off Conference on March 3 at Hylton High School
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From Prince William County Public Schools:

The public is invited to hear Dr. Huban A. Gowadia, deputy director of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO), who will be the keynote speaker at Hylton High School’s annual Center for International Studies and Languages (CISL) conference, “Connecting with the World: People, Places, Language, and Culture,” on Saturday, March 3. The conference is open to all students, parents, faculty, and members of the community. Registration is $20 for adults ($25 same-day registration), $10 for students ($15 same-day registration), and includes breakfast and an international food court lunch. Preregistration and payment guarantees breakfast and lunch. Preregister by emailing Margaret Holt, CISL program coordinator, at holtmh@pwcs.edu. Connect to complete conference details and the registration form on the Hylton High School Web site. Checks should be made payable to CISL Boosters. Gowadia received a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Pennsylvania State University. She speaks six different world languages. DNDO, established in April 2005, is mandated to improve the nation’s capability to detect and report unauthorized attempts to import, possess, store, develop, or transport nuclear or radiological material for use against the nation, and to further enhance this capability over time. This year’s conference includes breakout sessions on international topics, with presenters that include graduates of the CISL program. Hylton’s CISL program hosts the event, which will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Hylton High School is located at 14051 Spriggs Road in Woodbridge. The CISL program at Hylton High School offers students the opportunity to follow a comprehensive program of study with a focus on global awareness. The program advances understanding of global issues respective to cultures and languages, information and communication, and political, economic, and environmental systems.
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