Below is a list of homeland security policy events in the DC area next week (as well as the occasional listing outside of DC). Please note that many events require prior invitations and/or RSVPs.
12/11: AAAE/TSA/DHS Aviation Security Summit features remarks by TSA Adminstrator Kip Hawley. Doubletree Crystal City, Arlington, VA.
12/11-12/13: Customs and Border Protection Trade Support Network conference. Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel, Arlington, VA.
12/12-12/13: Institute of Medicine workshop on “Infectious Disease Surveillance and Detection: Assessing the Challenges – Finding Solutions.” Keck Center, 500 5th St NW.
12/12: George Washington University event on “A New Human Capital Management Architecture for Federal Leaders” features keynote by Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen. 805 21st NW, 5:30pm.
12/13-12/14: Commission on the National Guard and the Reserves hearing on “Proposals to Strengthen and Elevate Role of National Guard in Military Hierarchy.” Rayburn 2212.
12/13-12/15: Customs and Border Protection Trade Symposium. Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW.
12/13: Georgetown U. Law Center event with Sen. Patrick Leahy on the agenda for the Senate Judiciary Committee in the 110th Congress. 600 New Jersey Ave NW, 11:30am.
12/13: Cato Institute event with Ohio St. Professor John Mueller on his new book “Overblown.” 1000 Massachusetts, NW, 12 noon.
12/14: Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus event on “Radio Frequency in Document Identification: Roundtable Discussion On Passports, Real ID, and Other Digital IDs.” US Capitol Building, HC-5, 9:30am.
12/14: DHS year-in-review speech by Sec. Chertoff. Jack Morton Auditorium, 805 21st NW, 10:30am.
12/15: Heritage Foundation event on “Competitive Technologies for National Security Policy: Obstacles and Options for Staying Ahead.” 214 Massachusetts Ave NE, 12 noon.
(Please e-mail me if you have suggestions about additions to this list for this week, or future weeks).