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.
4/3: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace event with Rep. Jim Kolbe on “Dubai Ports World: Where National Security and International Trade and Investment Collide.” 1779 Mass Ave, NW, 9:30am.
4/3: Senate Committee on the Judiciary hearing on immigration. Dirksen 226, 9:30am.
4/3: Forum on international trade and cargo security with Sen. Max Baucus et al. Hart 512, 10am.
4/4-4/6: Navy League Sea/Air/Space Exposition. Features panel session on 4/5 on maritime domain awareness. Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.
4/4: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on the Security and Accountability For Every (SAFE) Port Act. Cannon 311, 10am.
4/4: Senate Banking Committee hearing on “A Current Assessment of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Threats and Countermeasures.” Dirksen 538, 10am.
4/4: Senate Commerce Committee hearing on aviation security with TSA Administrator Kip Hawley. Dirksen 562, 10am.
4/4: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “Travel vs. Terrorism: Federal Workforce Issues in Managing Airport Security.” Rayburn 2203, 2pm.
4/4: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “Nuclear Security: Has the NRC Strengthened Facility Standards Since 9/11?” Rayburn 2247, 2pm.
4/5-4/6: ATTC conference entitled “Expert Panel on the Development of Standards for Biodefense.” Hay-Adams Hotel.
4/5: US Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Canada Business Dialogue features a panel discussion of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. 1615 H St NW, 8:15am.
4/5: Senate HSGAC hearing on “The Future of Port Security: The GreenLane Maritime Cargo Security Act.” Dirksen 342, 10am.
4/5: Senate Finance Committee hearing on the nomination of Ralph Basham to head Customs and Border Protection. Dirksen 215, 10am.
4/6: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “Protection of Privacy in the DHS Intelligence Enterprise.” Cannon 311, 9am.
4/6: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “Looking a Gift Horse in the Mouth: A Post-Katrina Review of International Disaster Assistance.” Rayburn 2154, 10am.
4/6: House International Relations Committee hearing on “Checking Terrorism at the Border.” Rayburn 2172, 10am.
4/6: Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the U.S. Coast Guard with Vice Adm. Thad Allen. Dirksen 192, 10:30am.
4/6: Congressional Fire Service Institute event on DHS preparedness efforts with DHS Asst. Secretary for Grants & Training Tracy Henke. Russell 325, 10:30am.
4/6: House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on “Project Bioshield Reauthorization Issues.” Rayburn 2123, 1pm.
4/6: House Appropriations Committee hearing on the FY 2007 budget request for CBP, ICE and the Secure Border Initiative. Rayburn 2359, 2pm.
4/6: Senate Appropriations hearing on the FY 2007 budget request for DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration. Dirksen 192, 2pm.
4/7: Center for American Progress book event on “Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism” with Yale professor Bruce Ackerman. 1333 H St, NW, 9am.
4/7: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “One Flight a Week? Is General Aviation Really Back at Reagan National?” Rayburn 2154, 10am.
4/7: National Volunteer Fire Council conference with remarks by Sec. Chertoff. Arlington Sheraton, 1:45pm.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).