Below is a list of homeland security policy events in the DC area over the next two weeks (as well as the occasional listing outside of DC), extended in this one instance through the period of time that I’m on vacation. 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.
In addition to the events mentioned below, the Families of September 11 website has a comprehensive list of commemorative activities and memorials around the country related to the fifth anniversary of 9/11.
8/29: Mississippi College Law Review symposium on Hurricane Katrina and its impact. Jackson, MS.
8/30: Avisian Identity in Government event on “Securing our First Response: FIPS-201 Products aid in disaster recovery.” National Press club, 7:30am.
9/6-9/7: Fifth North American Cargo Security Forum. Washington Hilton.
9/6-9/8: Pace University ‘Aftershock’ conference on “Rethinking the Future Since September 11, 2001.” New York City.
9/6-9/8: ICAO Symposium on Machine Readable Travel Documents. Montreal, Canada.
9/6-9/8: Technologies for Critical Incident Preparedness conference. Atlanta, GA.
9/7: Manhattan Institute event on “First Preventers: The Role of Law Enforcement in the War on Terror.” Roosevelt Hotel, NYC, 8:30am.
9/7: Wilson Center event with Bruce Hoffman on “Five Years After 9/11: Terrorism Trends and Implications.” 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 4pm.
9/7: RAND Policy Forum with Brian Michael Jenkins on his new book “Unconquerable Nation.” 1200 South Hayes St., Arlington, 6pm.
9/8: AEI event on “Five Years Later: A Progress Report on U.S. Security Post-9/11.” 1150 17th St NW, 9am.
9/8: Cato Institute event on “The War on Terrorism Five Years after 9/11.” 1000 Massachusetts Ave NW, 9:30am.
9/10-9/12: 2006 Water Security Congress. Omni Shoreham Hotel, DC.
9/10: Discovery Channel special with Ted Koppel on “The Price of Security”, 8pm.
9/11: Radford University Homeland Security Conference. Radford, VA.
9/11: RAND Congressional Luncheon with Brian Michael Jenkins on his new book “Unconquerable Nation.” Location TBA, 12 noon.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).