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May 5, 2006

HLS in DC, May 8-12, 2006

Filed under: Events — by Christian Beckner on May 5, 2006

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 “Events” category tab at right. And please note that many events require prior invitations and/or RSVPs.

5/7-5/9: INTELCON: 2nd Annual National Intelligence Conference and Exposition. Marriott Bethesda North, 5701 Marinelli Rd, Rockville, MD.
5/8: Aspen Institute roundtable with Clark Kent Ervin on his new book “Open Target.” Aspen Institute Washington, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 700. Time not indicated.
5/8: Senate HSGAC hearing on the nomination of David Norquist as Chief Financial Officer of DHS. Dirksen 342, 3:30pm.
5/9: ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security breakfast with Judge Richard Posner on intelligence reform and the U.S. Patriot Act. University Club, 1135 16th St NW, 8am.
5/9: Senate EPW Committee hearing on chemical site security and inherently safer technologies. Dirksen 628, 9:30am.
5/9: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “Anthrax Protection: Progress or Problems.” Rayburn 2247, 10am.
5/9: Progressive Policy Institute book forum on “With All Our Might: A Progressive Strategy for Defeating Jihadism and Defending Liberty” with Sen. Evan Bayh, Gov. Mark Warner et al. National Press Club, 14th and F St NW, 10am.
5/9: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on FEMA-related legislation. Cannon 311, 2pm.
5/10: AEA Technology Forum on emerging technologies including RFID and cybersecurity. 601 Pennsylvania Ave NW, North Bldg Ste 600, 8am.
5/10: Progress and Freedom Foundation’s Internet Security Summit. Hyatt Regency Washington, 8:30am.
5/10: DHS’s “Soft Target Awareness Course” for managers of places of worship and school systems. Bank of America Building Tower One, 100 Charles Street, Baltimore, MD. 8:30am.
5/10: National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee meeting. Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 9:15am.
5/10: Center for Freedom and Prosperity event on “The Economics of Financial Regulation, Anti-Money Laundering Laws, Financial Crime, and the War on Terror. Dirksen 628, 12 noon.
5/10: Heritage Foundation event on “Londonistan” with Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips. 215 Massachusetts Ave NE, 12 noon.
5/10: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “After Katrina: The Role of the Department of Justice Katrina Fraud Task Force and Agency Inspectors General in Preventing Waste, Fraud, and Abuse.” Rayburn 2247, 2pm.
5/10: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “Building the Information Sharing Environment: Addressing the Challenges of Implementation.” Cannon 311, 2pm.
5/10: Wilson Center event on “The Russian Perspective on Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism.” 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 3:30pm.
5/11-5/12: 4th Annual Homeland Security Contracting Opportunities Conference. Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW.
5/11: House Judiciary Committee hearing on “The Cyber-Security Enhancement and Consumer Data Protection Act of 2006.” Rayburn 2141, 9am.
5/11: House Appropriations Committee subcommittee markup of the FY 2007 homeland security budget. Rayburn B-308, 9:30am.
5/11: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “Working Through an Outbreak: Pandemic Flu Planning and Continuity of Operations.” Rayburn 2154, 10am.
5/11: Senate Agriculture Committee hearing on the “USDA Avian Influenza Plan Review.” Dirksen 106, 10:30am.
5/11: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “Creating a Nation-wide, Integrated Biosurveillance Network. Longworth 1311, 2pm.
5/11: House International Relations Committee hearing on “Reviewing the State Department’s ‘Annual Report on Terrorism.” Rayburn 2172, 2pm.
5/11: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “CBP and ICE: Does the Current Organizational Structure Best Serve U.S. Homeland Security Interests? Part III.” Cannon 311, 2:30pm.
5/12: James Madison University research symposium on “Homeland Security: Engaging the Frontlines.” National Academy of Sciences Building, 2100 C Street, NW, 8am.
5/12: Council for National Policy’s 25th anniversary meeting features remarks by Sec. Chertoff. Exact time and location (somewhere in Tysons Corner) unknown.
5/12: FCC public meeting on the impact of Hurricane Katrina on communications networks. 445 12th Street, SW, Room TW-C305, 10am.
5/12: American Red Cross 2006 National Convention features remarks by Sec. Chertoff at 1pm. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place.

(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).

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