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.
7/24: Heritage Foundation event on “Rethinking Visa Policy for the 21st Century” with DHS policy chief Stewart Baker et al. 214 Mass Ave NE, 11am.
7/25: National Maritime Security Advisory Committee meeting. USCG HQ, 2100 Second St SW, Room 4202, 9am.
7/25: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “Is the Federal Government Doing All it Can to Stem the Tide of Illegal Immigration?” Rayburn 2154, 10am.
7/25: House Financial Services Committee & House HSC joint hearing on “Terrorism Threats and the Insurance Market.” Rayburn 2128, 10am.
7/25: House Ways & Means Committee hearing on “Customs Budget Authorizations and Other Customs Issues.” Longworth 1100, 10am.
7/25: Heritage Foundation event on border security with Rep. Mike Rogers (Alabama) et al. 214 Mass Ave NE, 10am.
7/26-7/28: NACCHO annual conference. San Antonio, TX.
7/26: U.S. Conference of Mayors media forum on disaster preparedness. National Press Club, 529 14th St NW, 10am.
7/26: House Homeland Security Committee hearing on “Is Our Nation Prepared for a Public Health Disaster?” Cannon 210, 2pm.
7/26: House Ways & Means Committee hearing on “Impacts of Border Security and Immigration on Ways and Means Programs.” Longworth 1100, 2pm.
7/27: House Homeland Security Committee markup of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006. Cannon 210, 10am.
7/27: House Government Reform Committee hearing on “Code Yellow: Is The DHS Acquisition Bureaucracy a Formula for Disaster?” Rayburn 2154, 10am.
7/27: HSGAC business meeting to markup several bills including the Post-Katrina Emergency Reform Act of 2006 (S.3721). Dirksen 342, 10am.
7/27: House Appropriations Committee hearing on “Border Security and Immigration Enforcement.” Rayburn 2359, 10am.
7/27: House Judiciary Committee hearing on “Whether Attempted Implementation of the Senate Immigration Bill Will Result in an Administrative and National Security Nightmare.” Rayburn 2141, 11:30am.
7/27: Center for American Progress event on “New Strategies to Protect America: A Market-Based Approach to Security.” 1333 H St NW, 10th Floor, 12:30pm.
7/27: National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee teleconference. 2pm.
7/27: Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “Detecting Smuggled Nuclear Weapons” with DNDO director Vayl Oxford et al. Dirksen 226, 2:30pm.
7/28: HSGAC hearing on “Cyber Security: Recovery and Reconstitution of Critical Networks.” Dirksen 342, 9:30am.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).