Homeland Security Watch

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April 20, 2009

Homeland security this week

Filed under: Events — by Philip J. Palin on April 20, 2009

Following are a few Homeland Security events for the coming week.  For more information  access the embedded links.  Please use the comment function to identity other events you would like to bring to readers’ attention.  If you are attending or monitoring any of these events, please use the comment function to report out to the rest of us.

Sunday, April 19

Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing.  Please see below for related post  from Sunday morning.

Monday, April 20

9:00 am (mountain): Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee will hold a field hearing in Phoenix, Arizona on southern border violence.

RSA Conference opens in San Francisco.  Continues through Friday at the Moscone Center.

Tuesday, April 21

10:00 am (eastern): House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation will conduct a hearing on the August 28 explosion and fire at Bayer Cropscience .      
10:30 am (eastern): Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, subcommittee on State, Local and Private Sector Preparedness and Integration holds a hearing on counternarcotics.

12:45 (eastern): Secretary Napolitano will address the Anti-Defamation League National Leadership Conference, Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, Washington D.C. (This is a correction)

Wednesday, April 22

10:00 am (eastern): Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs will consider the nominations of Craig Fugate, FEMA administrator, John Morton, ICE Assistant Secretary; Ivan Fong DHS General Counsel; and Tim Manning, FEMA Deputy Administrator for National Preparedness.

National Conference on Emergency Communications opens in Chicago.  Continues through Friday.

4:00 pm (eastern) AEI seminar on high skilled immigration.

Thursday, April 23

11:00 am (eastern) The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a hearing on An Independent Fema. (Relevant prior posting)

Friday, April 24

Sometime this week we are likely to hear about final — or close to final — reports on the cybersecurity review and the HSC review set out by PSD-1.

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