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.
This week HLSwatch will give some continuing attention to the creation of a proposed Resilience Policy Directorate within the National Security Staff. Please join the conversation with questions, concerns, and comments. On Wednesday, Thursday, and — especially — Saturday of last week (see below) we began this consideration. Look for a new post later today.
Monday, June 1
This is the first official day of the Atlantic Hurricane Season.
10:00 am (pacific) Alameda, California – The US Coast Guard will commission its Force Readiness Command, an integrated tactics-to-policy, uniformed-and-civilian training and education function.
Tuesday, June 2
2:30 pm (eastern) Washington D.C. – The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs will hold a hearing on the nomination of Rand Beers to serve as DHS Undersecretary for National Protection and Programs.
Security Industry Association 2009 Government Summit opens in Washington D.C. Continues on Wednesday.
Defense Daily Cybersecurity Conference, all day in Washington D.C.
Wednesday, June 3
12 noon (eastern) Washington D.C. The Aspen Institute hosts a roundtable on homeland security. Secretary Napolitano is scheduled to speak.
12 noon (eastern) Washington D.C. The American Enterprise Institute hosts a seminar on addressing systemic risk (while focused on financial issues, may have implications for risk-informed thinking in homeland security).
Thursday, June 4
9:30 am (eastern) Washington D.C. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery will hold a hearing on preparations for the 2009 hurricane season.
10:00 am (eastern) Washington D.C. House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Management, Investigations and Oversight will conduct a hearing on the DHS fiscal year 2009 budget.
Friday, June 5