Below is a list of homeland security policy events in the DC area next week (as well as the occasional listing outside of DC). 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.
5/30: George Marshall Institute event on “Pandemics and National Security” with U Penn professor Harvey Rubin. Capitol Hill Club, 300 First Street, SE, 12 noon.
5/30: Teleconference on the DHS Ready Campaign. 2pm.
5/31-6/2: Humane Society National Conference on Animals in Disaster features remarks by DHS Undersecretary George Foresman at 8:30am on 5/31 and sessions on disaster response and pandemic preparedness. Hilton Crystal City, Arlington, VA.
5/31: American Banker’s Association news conference to release recommendations by its Joint Emergency Preparedness Task Force. 1120 Connecticut Ave NW, 7th Floor, 10am.
6/1-6/2: Emergency Preparedness for Government Facilities workshop sponsored by the Homeland Defense Journal. 4301 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA.
6/1-6/4: International Hazardous Materials Response Teams Conference, sponsored by the International Association of Fire Chiefs. Baltimore Marriott Hunt Valley Inn, 245 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, MD.
6/1: National Citizen Corp Council annual meeting features remarks by George Foresman and Tracy Henke from DHS. US Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H Street, NW, 8:45 am
6/1: Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission press conference at UN Headquarters in NYC to release their final report. 12:30pm.
6/1: Brookings Institution briefing with Sec. Chertoff on “The State of U.S. Homeland Security.” 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, 3pm.
6/2-6/4: International Association of Emergency Managers mid-year meeting. National Emergency Training Center, Emmitsburg, MD.
6/3-6/4: US Conference of Mayors 74th Annual Conference features sessions on homeland security and pandemic preparedness. Las Vegas.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).