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.
6/5-6/7: Gartner IT Security Summit. Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, DC.
6/6-6/7: US Naval Institute Homeland Port Security Conference features keynotes by USCG Commandant Thad Allen and Northcom commander Timothy Keating. US Customs House, NYC.
6/6-6/8: Emergency Management & Homeland Security/Defense Higher Education Conference. Emergency Management Institute, Emmitsburg, MD.
6/6: NDU Foundation breakfast with Adm. Jim Loy on “Maritime and Port Security.” Capitol Hill Club, 300 First Ave SE, 8am.
6/6: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “Balancing Civil Liberties with National Security Needs” and H.R.5017, the “Ensuring Implementation of the 9/11 Commission Report Act” with 9/11 Commission co-chairs Thomas Kean and Lee Hamilton. Rayburn 2154, 2pm.
6/6: Capitol Hill Port, Maritime and Border Security showcase event hosted by Equity International. Rayburn B-339, 6pm.
6/7-6/8: IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security. John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA.
6/7: DHS Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee meeting. Clift Hotel, 495 Geary St., San Francisco.
6/7: Arms Control Association briefing with Hans Blix on “WMD Dangers and Solutions.” 1779 Massachusetts Ave, NW, 8:30am.
6/7: Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on an “Overview of the 2006 Hurricane Season.” Dirksen 192, 10am.
6/7: Joint Steering Committee for Public Policy event on “The Risk of Avian Flu.” Cannon 122, 12 noon.
6/7: House Homeland Security Committee briefing on “the recently announced grant awards to States and urban areas under the State Homeland Security Grant Program, the Urban Area Security Initiative, and the Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention Program.” Ford H2-176, 2pm.
6/8: Senate HSGAC hearing on “National Emergency Management: Getting the Structure Right.” Dirksen 342, 10am.
6/8: House Judiciary Committee hearing on “The Need to Implement WHTI to Protect U.S. Homeland Security.” Rayburn 2141, 11:30am.
6/8: AEI event on “Can Foreign Aid Help Win the War on Terror?” [Ed. note: yes, it can.] 1150 17th St NW, 12 noon.
6/9: Final Meeting of the FCC’s Independent Panel Reviewing the Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Communications Networks. 445 12th St SW, 10am.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).