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.
6/12: Information Assurance Symposium includes remarks on information sharing and homeland security. Westin Arlington. 7:45am.
6/12: National Commission on Energy Policy briefing to release a white paper on “Siting Critical Energy Infrastructure: An Overview of Needs and Challenges.” Rayburn 2123, 10am.
6/12: Women in International Security luncheon on “Health, Security, and Globalization: A Dangerous Nexus?” with Margaret Hamburg from NTI. 1779 Massachusetts Ave NW, 12 noon.
6/12: Briefing on “port security and cargo screening technologies” with Sen. Lincoln Chafee, former DHS official Elaine Dezenski et al. Russell 188, 12 noon.
6/13: Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on “Counterterrorism: The Changing Face of Terror” with State Dept. counterterrorism coordinator Henry Crumpton, NCTC director Adm. John Scott Redd, et al. Dirksen 419, 9:30am.
6/13: House T&I Committee hearing on “Current Issues in Rail Transporation of Hazardous Materials.” Rayburn 2167, 10am.
6/13: Center for American Progress event on “The Role of Congress in Effective Intelligence.” 1333 H St NW, 10th floor, 12 noon.
6/14: Senate HSGAC markup of S. 2145, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2005, and other committee business. Dirksen 342, 10am.
6/14: House Homeland Security Committee markup of HR 3197 (on ammonium nitrate security), HR 4941 (on science & technology), and HR4942 (on international R&D cooperation). Cannon 311, 10am.
6/14: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Hurricane Katrina’s Aftermath.” Cannon 311, 11am.
6/14: House T&I Committee hearing on the Coast Guard’s Deepwater Implementation. Rayburn 2167, 1pm.
6/14: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “TSAâ€™s Office of Intelligence: Progress and Challenges.” Cannon 311, 2pm.
6/15-6/16: 8th Annual Biodetection Technologies Conference hosted by the Knowledge Foundation. Omni Shoreham Hotel.
6/15: The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) breakfast with DHS Under Secretary George Foresman. Army & Navy Club, 901 17th St NW, 8am.
6/15: Homeland Defense Journal conference on “Managing Today’s Threats to Homeland Security” with Fran Townsend as a keynote speaker. Renaissance Hotel, DC, 8:30am.
6/15: DHS Privacy Office workshop on “Operationalizing Privacy: Compliance Frameworks & Privacy Impact Assessments.” GSA Building, 7th & D St SW, 8:30am.
6/15: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “Regional Insecurity: DHS Grants to the National Capital Area.” Rayburn 2154, 10am.
6/15: Senate Commerce Committee hearing on the FY 2007 Coast Guard budget with Adm. Thad Allen. Dirksen 562, 10:30am.
6/15: Sea Grant Association event on “Enhancing Community Resilience to Natural Disasters through Science-based Planning, Mitigation, and Education.” Rayburn 2325, 12 noon.
6/16: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on the SAFE Truckers Act. Cannon 311, 10am.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).