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.
6/18-6/21: World Conference on Disaster Management. Toronto, Canada.
6/19: Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “Immigration Enforcement at the Workplace” with DHS Assistant Secretaries Stewart Baker and Julie Myers et al. Dirksen 226, 2pm.
6/20-6/22: Homeland Defense Journal workshop on Target Analysis & Vulnerability Assessment. 7600 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA.
6/20: Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee teleconference. 12pm.
6/20: House T&I Committee hearing on “FY 2007 Coast Guard Authorizing Legislation.” Rayburn 2167, 2pm.
6/21-6/24: AILA 2006 Annual Conference features keynote remarks by USCIS director Emilio Gonzalez. San Antonio, TX.
6/21: Senate Environment & Public Works Committee hearing on inherently safer technology and chemical site security. Dirksen 628, 9:30am.
6/21: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “DHS Terrorism Preparedness Grants: Risk-Based or Guess-Work” with DHS Under Secretary George Foresman. Cannon 311, 10am.
6/22: Center for American Progress event on “Countering the Twin Threats of Pandemic Flu and Biological Terrorism” featuring the release of a new report, “Biosecurity: A Comprehensive Action Plan.” 1333 H St NW, 10th Fl., 12 noon.
6/22: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “Reducing Nuclear and Biological Threats at the Source.” Location TBD, 2pm.
6/23: Heritage Foundation event on ” ’24’ and America’s Image in Fighting Terrorism” with Sec. Chertoff, Rush Limbaugh, and the cast & producers of the TV show “24”. (Note: invite only). 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 10am.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).