Co-Sponsored Events

The Race to Find America's Missing in Action Using 21st-Century Technologies

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022
Pat Scannon
Derek Abbey
7:00pm CST

Lincoln Hall Theater
Lincoln Hall, 702 South Wright Street

This event will also be available remotely via Zoom (please see below

Event Description

Screening of the documentary To What Remains will be followed by a post-film conversation with Project Recover's Pat Scannon and Derek Abbey

For nearly three decades, Dr. Pat Scannon has been leading volunteer efforts to find America’s missing in action from past wars. Founder of Project Recover, a nonprofit that employs 21st-century technology and academic expertise to bring closure to MIA families, Dr. Scannon will be joined by Project Recover CEO Derek Abbey for a screening of the recently-released documentary “To What Remains” and a post-film conversation about the race to bring MIAs home before the window to find them closes.

Hosted by: Cline Center for Advanced Social Research

Cosponsored by: Center for Advanced Study, Center for Global Studies (LAS), Charles J. and Ethel S. Merriam Lecture Fund, Chez Veterans Center, Department of Anthropology, Department of Communication, Department of Computer Science, Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures, Department of Geography & Geographic Information Science, Department of Political Science, Illinois Global Institute

Please RSVP for this event here: https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/1402357103 (online streaming information will be provided to everyone who RSVPs)

Any inquiries or questions about the event can be directed to cline-center@illinois.edu

Pat Scannon

Founder, Project Recover

Derek Abbey

CEO, Project Recover