Below is a list of homeland security policy events in the DC area next week. I post a list each week and will sometimes update mid-week when I find new items. You can always find current and previous postings under the â€œEventsâ€ category tab at right. And please note that many events require prior invitations and/or RSVPs.
3/6-3/8: Critical Incident Response and Emergency Management conference. Reagan Building.
3/6: American Public Transit Association legislative conference session on “What’s Ahead for Transit?” with DHS Dep. Sec. Michael Jackson. J.W. Marriott Hotel, 9am.
3/6: Veterans of Foreign Wars national legislative conference with remarks by Sec. Chertoff. Omni Shoreham Hotel, 11am.
3/6: National Association of Counties legislative conference features remarks by Sec. Chertoff. Washington Hilton Hotel, 1:45pm.
3/6: American Public Transit Association legislative conference session on “Transit Security.” J.W. Marriott Hotel, 4:15pm.
3/7: DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Committee Meeting. Reagan Building, 8:30am.
3/7: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “International Maritime Security II: Law Enforcement, Passenger Security and Incident Investigation on Cruise Ships.” Rayburn 2154, 2pm.
3/8: Senate HSGAC hearing on “Hurricane Katrina: Recommendations for Reform.” Dirksen 342, 9:30am.
3/8: Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the Hurricane Recovery Supplemental with Sec. Chertoff et al. Dirksen 106, 9:30am.
3/8: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on the “Proposed Fiscal Year 2007 Budget: Enhancing Preparedness for First Responders,” with DHS Undersecretary George Foresman. Cannon 311, 10am.
3/8: FOSE conference session on “Applications of RFID in Border and Transportation Security.” Washington Convention Center, 2pm.
3/9: House T&I Committee hearing on “Foreign Operations of U.S. Port Facilities.” Rayburn 2167, 10am.
3/9: National Newspaper Association conference with remarks by Sec. Chertoff. Wyndham Hotel, 10:30am.
3/9: FOSE conference session on “Opportunities for Contracting with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).” Washington Convention Center, 12 noon.
3/9: House Appropriations Committee hearing on the FY 2007 Coast Guard budget. Rayburn 2360, 2pm.
3/10: Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on “the roles and missions of the Department of Defense regarding homeland defense and support to civil authorities.” Russell 222, 9:30am.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).