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.
7/17: Canada25 event on “Passports at the Canadian Border:Train wreck for trade or strengthening our security?” Rayburn 2255, 2pm.
7/18-7/19: 5th Annual Government Conference on Information Sharing and Homeland Security. Bolling AFB.
7/18: Cato Institute forum on “Comprehensive Immigration Reform for a Growing Economy” with Sec. of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez. 1000 Massachusetts Ave NW, 10am.
7/18: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “Telecommuting: A 21st Century Solution to Traffic Jams and Terrorism.” Rayburn 2247, 2pm.
7/19: Senate HSGAC hearing on “DHS Purchase Cards: Credit without Accountability.” Dirksen 342, 10am.
7/20: House Science Committee hearing on “How Can Technologies Help Secure Our Borders?” Rayburn 2318, 10am.
7/20: House T&I Committee hearing on “U.S. Coast Guard Licensing and Documentation of Merchant Mariners.” Rayburn 2167, 11am.
7/20: House Homeland Security Committee and House Government Reform Committee joint hearing on “Expanding the Border Fence.” Rayburn 2118, 2pm.
7/21: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “The Homeland Security Information Network: An Update on DHS Information Sharing Efforts” with DHS Chief Intelligence Officer Charlie Allen. Cannon 311, 10am.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).