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.
4/17-4/19: World Health Care Congress. Features session on “Pandemics and Preparedness” on 4/17. Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, NW.
4/17-4/19: International Conference on Network Security features keynote remarks on 4/17 by Acting DHS Cybersecurity Director Andy Purdy. Hyatt Regency Reston, 1800 Presidents Street, Reston, VA.
4/18-4/20: Smart Card Alliance conference features remarks by US-VISIT director Jim Williams on 4/18. Sheraton National Hotel, 900 South Orme Street, Arlington, VA.
4/18: US News and World Report health summit on emergency preparedness. Features remarks by Sec. Chertoff at 1pm. National Press Club, 14th and F St NW. 8:45am.
4/19: New America Foundation event with Gabriel Weimann, author of “Terror on the Internet.” 1630 Connecticut Ave NW, 7th Floor, 12:15pm.
4/20-4/21: Fifth Annual International Counterterrorism Conference. Features remarks by Sec. Tom Ridge, Secretary General of Interpol Ron Noble, Canadian homeland security chief Stockwell Day, and DHS Asst. Secretary for Policy Stewart Baker, et al. Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 1150 22nd St NW.
4/20-4/21: AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy. Features panel sessions on 4/20 discussing the pandemic flu threat and homeland security. Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Ave NW.
4/20: National Press Club newsmaker luncheon with National Intelligence Director John Negroponte. 14th and F St. NW, 12:30pm.
4/20: Young Professionals in Foreign Policy event on “Terrorists Online: How Terrorists Use the Internet to Recruit, Train, and Plan Operations” with Aimee Ibrahim David of DFI International. 1717 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 13th Fl., 6:45pm.
4/21: AEI event on CFIUS reform. 1150 17th St. NW, 10:30am.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).