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.
3/27: American Enterprise Institute event on “Fixing a Broken Immigration System”. 1150 17th St NW, 9am.
3/27: CSIS Commission on Public Infrastructure event on creating a National Investment Corporation for infrastructure investment. National Press Club, 14th and F St NW, 12 noon.
3/27: Cato Institute policy forum on “Terrorism, Military Tribunals, and the Constitution.” 1000 Massachusetts Ave, NW. 12 noon.
3/28: Senate HSGAC hearing on “Neutralizing The Nuclear And Radiological Threat: Securing the Global Supply Chain (Part One).” Dirksen 342, 9:30am.
3/28: Senate HELP Committee hearing on “Public Health Preparedness for the 21st Century.” Dirksen 430, 10am.
3/28: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “Setting Post-9/11 Investigative Priorities at the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement.” Rayburn 2247, 2pm.
3/28: National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) meeting. By teleconference, 2pm.
3/29: House Appropriations Committee hearing on the FY 2007 budget request for FEMA. Rayburn 2359, 10am.
3/29: House T&I Committee hearing on “Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and the National Airspace System.” Rayburn 2167, 10am.
3/29: Heritage Foundation event on “Nanotechnology: Changing the Face of National Security.” 214 Massachussetts Ave NE, 11am.
3/29: House T&I Committee hearing on “Transit & Over-The-Road Bus Security.” Rayburn 2167, 2pm.
3/29: House International Relations Committee hearing on “Offshore Banking, Corruption, and the War on Terrorism.” Rayburn 2200, 2pm.
3/29: Senate HSGAC hearing on “The War on Terrorism: How Prepared is the Nationâ€™s Capital?” Dirksen 342, 2:30pm.
3/29: House Government Reform Committee and House Homeland Security Committee joint hearing on “Department of Homeland Security Information Technology Challenges and the Future of eMerge-2.” Rayburn 2247, 2:30pm.
3/29: House Armed Service Committee hearing on “Defense Science and Technology: Investment to Shape the Evolving Terrorist Threat.” Rayburn 2212, 4pm.
3/30: Senate HSGAC hearing on “Neutralizing The Nuclear And Radiological Threat: Securing the Global Supply Chain (Part Two).” Dirksen 342, 9:30am.
3/30: Stimson Center and the Swedish Emergency Management Agency host an event on “Hurricane Katrina: Dealing with Multi-level Complexities.” Features DHS Asst. Secretary Charles Allen as lunch speaker. 1111 19th St, NW, 12th Floor, 10am. Inquiries or RSVP’s to this address.
3/30: House Appropriations Committee hearing on the FY 2007 budget request for the DHS Preparedness Directorate. Rayburn 2359, 2pm.
3/30: House International Relations Committee meeting on “The Terrorist Threat from Shoulder-Fired Missiles.” Rayburn 2200, 2:30pm.
3/30: House Government Reform Committee hearing on ” The Need to Know: Information Sharing Lessons for Disaster Response.” Time and location TBD.
Also, outside the Beltway, IDGA is holding a Maritime Homeland Security conference in Danvers, MA on March 28-29. I’ll be attending, and my boss Scott Gould will be presenting our co-authored white paper on Global Movement Management. Any loyal readers in attendance are encouraged to say hi.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).