Following are a few Homeland Security events for the coming week. For more information access the embedded links. Please use the comment function to identify 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.
Monday, May 4
A cabinet-level exercise preparing for hurricane season will be conducted in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. No media coverage or public after-action is expected.
DHS, CDC, and WHO will continue their daily – or more frequent – updates on the H1N1 threat. You can sign up to receive real-time alerts and other information at: http://www.pandemicflu.gov/
Tuesday, May 5
Great Lakes Homeland Security Training Conference opens, continues through Thursday.
11:00 am (eastern) The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a panel discussion on current pandemic readiness.
Wednesday, May 6
Presidents Obama, Zardari, and Karzai meet at the White House.
10:00 am (eastern) Secretary Napolitano testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee on DHS oversight issues.
10:30 am (eastern) Heritage Foundation hosts a speech and panel discussion on the extremist threat to Pakistan.
12:30 pm (eastern) Brookings Institution hosts an expert seminar on the United States’ Afpak strategy.
Thursday, May 7
10:00 am (eastern) House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border, Maritime and Global Terrorism conducts a hearing on the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.
Friday, May 8