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 18
The WHO World Health Assembly, the international organization’s governing body, opens today in Geneva. The meeting continues through Friday.
The NDIA DHS Science and Techonology Stakeholders Conference (east) opens. Continues through Thursday.
IDGA Conference on Cyber Security for National Defense opens. Continues through Thursday.
Tuesday, May 19
9:30 am (eastern) CSIS panel discussion on the Smart Grid
10:00 am (eastern) House Homeland Security Committee will meet to consider a Resolution of Inquiry related to a DHS report on right-wing extremism.
Several DHS media events are planned this week to focus attention on preparations for the forthcoming Hurricane season. Secretary Napolitano and the just-confirmed Craig Fugate (FEMA Administrator) will kick off these efforts with a joint appearance in Florida on Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 20
10:00 am (eastern) The Senate Judiciary Committee will conduct a hearing on border security and immigration.
2:30 pm (eastern) The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will conduct a hearing on disaster recovery.
Thursday, May 21
9:30 am (eastern) Open session of National Academy of Sciences Committee to Review the Department of Homeland Security’s Approach to Risk Analysis. Continues on Friday, but second day is closed to the public.
Friday, May 22