By George Lewis
job is to find Osama bin Laden’s fortune, said to
be hidden in secret bank accounts under different
(Lexington, Ky.) Mike Romey,
special assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury,
will speak to high school students at the 30th Annual
Worldview Conference, beginning at 9:30 a.m. today
in the University of Kentucky Student Center Worsham
Theatre. Romey’s job is to find Osama bin Laden’s
fortune, said to be hidden in secret bank accounts
under different names.
The conference will also
feature remarks by Cathryn Cornett, counterterrorism
expert for the FBI and a UK graduate, and Bob Pringle,
an adjunct professor in the UK
Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
and a former CIA officer.
Co-sponsored by the Patterson
School and Lexington Rotary, the annual conference
exposes high school juniors and seniors to topics
of international concern and perhaps engenders in
them a desire to pursue a career in international
The topic of this year’s
conference is how America can perform the delicate
balancing act of combating terrorism while maintaining
civil rights and a democratic immigration policy.
The conference is free and
open to anyone.