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.
7/31-8/4: 15th USENIX Security Symposium. Vancouver, BC.
8/1-8/2: Midwest Security Conference. Rosemont, IL.
8/1: National Association of Manufacturers-hosted event to release a report entitled “Innovators in Supply Chain Security: Better Security Drives Business Value.” 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 600, 10am.
8/1: Cato Institute event on “Comprehensive Immigration Reform for a Growing Economy” with Sec. of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez. 1000 Massachusetts Ave NW, 12 noon.
8/2: Aspen Institute discussion of the new book “Disaster: Hurricane Katrina and the Failure of Homeland Security” by WSJ reporters Robert Block and Christopher Cooper. 1 Dupont Circle, NW, time TBD.
8/2: Senate Finance Committee hearing on “Border Insecurity, Take Two: Fake IDs Foil the First Line of Defense.” Dirksen 215, 10am.
8/3: Commercial Operations Advisory Committee meeting. Reagan Building, Horizon Ballroom, 9am.
8/3: Heritage Foundation event on “Rethinking Immigration Proposals: Security and Enforcement Gaps” with DHS Asst. Secretary for Policy Stewart Baker. 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, 3pm.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).