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.
5/1: Press conference by “You Don’t Speak for Me,” a Hispanic group opposed to illegal immigration. National Press Club, 529 14th St NW, 10am.
5/1: National Academies of Science meeting of the “Committee on Using Information Technology to Enhance Disaster Management.” 500 5th St. NW, 1:15pm.
5/2: Migration Policy Institute event on “Latin America’s Response to the U.S. Migration Policy Debate” with Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Ernesto Derbez et al. Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave, SE, 9am.
5/2: Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on FBI oversight. Dirksen 226, 9:30am.
5/2: Senate HSGAC meeting to release the full committee report on Katrina and markup the GreenLane Maritime Cargo Security Act. Dirksen 342, 10am.
5/3-5/4: Commission on the National Guard and the Reserves meeting on the roles of the National Guard and Reserves in homeland security, homeland defense, and disaster response. National Transportation Safety Board Conference Center, 429 L’Enfant Plaza, SW.
5/3: Center for American Progress event on “A Unified Security Budget.” 1333 H Street N.W., 10th Floor, 9:30am.
5/3: US Chamber of Commerce event on “An Effective Registered Traveler: Aviation in the Fast Lane.” 1615 H St NW, 12 noon.
5/3: Homeland Security Honors Reception hosted by Women in Government Relations, honoring Rep. Jane Harman and White House Homeland Security Advisor Frances Townsend. Rayburn 2168, 6pm.
5/4: Center for Nonproliferation Studies breakfast seminar on “The Conduct of Laboratory Research to Characterize Biological Threat Agents.” 1111 19th St NW, 12th Floor, 8:30am.
5/4: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “Sifting Through Katrinaâ€™s Legal Debris: Contracting in the Eye of the Storm.” Rayburn 2154, 10am.
5/4: House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on al-Qaeda’s use of strategic communications. Rayburn 2247, 10am.
5/4: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “BioScience and the Intelligence Community (Part II): Closing the Gap.” Location TBA. 2pm.
5/5: Cato Institute event on the “Bush NSA Surveillance Program.” 1000 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, 12 noon.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).