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.
7/10-7/11: Excellence in Government 2006 features a keynote by Adm. Thad Allen and sessions on post-Katrina emergency preparedness and pandemic flu preparedness. Washington Hilton.
7/10: House Government Reform Committee field hearing on “Securing Our Ports: Information Sharing is Key to Effective Maritime Security.” Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY. 10am.
7/10: US Chamber of Commerce forum with Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte. 1615 H St NW, 1:30pm.
7/10: Senate consideration and floor vote on FY 2007 Homeland Security Appropriations. Senate Chamber, 3pm.
7/11: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Security.” Rayburn 2154, 10am.
7/11: House Financial Services Committee hearing on “The Terror Finance Tracking Program.” Rayburn 2128, 10am.
7/11: National Infrastructure Advisory Council meeting. National Press Club, 529 14th St NW, 1:30pm.
7/11: House Homeland Security Committee subcommittee markup of H.R. 5695, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006. Cannon 311, 2pm.
7/12: DHS Privacy Office workshop on “Operationalizing Privacy: Compliance Frameworks & Privacy Impact Assessments.” GSA Auditorium, 7th & D St. SW, 8:30am.
7/12: Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration. Dirksen 226, 9:30am.
7/12: House Homeland Security Committee hearing (Part I) on “Federal 9/11 Assistance to New York: Lessons Learned in Fraud Detection, Prevention, and Control.” Cannon 311, 2pm.
7/13: National Advisory Board for Biosecurity meeting. NIH, 31 Center Drive, Building 31, Bethesda, 8am.
7/13: Congressional Modeling & Simulation Caucus exhibition on Capitol Hill. Cannon 345, 8:30am.
7/13: US Chamber of Commerce conference on disaster assistance. 1615 H St NW, 8:30am.
7/13: Markle Task Force on National Security event to release their third report, entitled “Mobilizing Information to Prevent Terrorism: Accelerating Development of a Trusted Information Sharing Environment.” Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave NW, 9:30am.
7/13: House Homeland Security Committee hearing (Parts II & III) on “Federal 9/11 Assistance to New York: Lessons Learned in Fraud Detection, Prevention, and Control.” Cannon 311, 10am and 2pm.
7/14: NDU Foundation breakfast on “The Threat of Nuclear Terrorism” with Under Secretary of State for Arms Control Robert Joseph. Capitol Hill Club, 8am.
7/14: Heritage Foundation event on “Homeland Defense: Looking Backward, Looking Forward” with ASD(HD) Paul McHale. 215 Massachusetts Ave NE, 11am.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).