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.
5/15: Jamestown Foundation event on “Saudi Arabian Oil Facilities: The Achilles Heel of the Western Economy.” CEIP, 1779 Massachusetts Ave NW, 9:30am.
5/15: Wilson Center event on “Congress and Individual Privacy in a New Security Age.” Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 3pm.
5/15: Young Professionals in Foreign Policy event on “Nuclear Terrorism: Reassessing the Threat” with Georgetown U. doctoral candidate Philipp Bleek. Mortara Center, 3600 N St NW, 6:30pm.
5/16: Howard County Pandemic Flu Summit. Columbia Sheraton Hotel, 10207 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, Maryland. 8:15am.
5/16: Commercial Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) meeting. Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 9am.
5/16: Senate Commerce Committee hearing on the Transportation Worker Identification Credential program. Dirksen 562, 10am.
5/16: Senate Finance Committee hearing with agenda that includes full committee vote on the nomination of Ralph Basham to head CBP. Dirksen 215, 10am.
5/16: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “Implementing the National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza.” Cannon 311, 2pm.
5/16: House Appropriations Committee full committee markup of homeland security appropriations for FY 2007. Rayburn 2359, 3:30pm.
5/17-5/18: ASME 4th Annual Engineering R&D Symposium features panel session on homeland security R&D. Hyatt Regency, 400 New Jersey Ave NW.
5/17: Homeland Defense Journal training conference on maritime security. 4301 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, 8am.
5/17: House Homeland Security Committee markup of Katrina “lessons-learned” legislation. Cannon 311, 10am.
5/17: Wilson Center event with Asst. to the President for Homeland Security Fran Townsend on “Transforming National Preparedness.” Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 10am. Also webcasted.
5/17: House T&I Committee markup of FEMA-related legislation. Rayburn 2167, 11am.
5/17: House Judiciary Committee hearing on “Privacy in the Hands of the Government: The Privacy Officer for the Department of Homeland Security and the Privacy Officer for the Department of Justice.” Rayburn 2141, 2pm.
5/18: GovExec breakfast on “Cyber Security: Winners and Losers in the Coming FISMA Wars.” National Press Club, 529 14th St NW, 7:30am.
5/18: The Infrastructure Security Partnership breakfast with Homeland Security Committee ranking member Bennie Thompson. Army & Navy Club, 901 17th Street, NW, 8am.
5/18: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “Personnel and Security Clearance Issues within the Department of Homeland Security.” Cannon 311, 9:30am.
5/18: House International Relations Committee markup of the “Shoulder-fired Missile Threat Reduction Act of 2006.” Rayburn 2200, 2pm.
5/19: National Defense University Foundation breakfast on “National Nuclear Security Issues” with NNSA administrator Linton Brooks. Capitol Hill Club, 300 First Avenue SE, 8am.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).