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, June 22
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Privacy Office hosts a public workshop bringing together leading academic, private-sector, and public sector experts to discuss the privacy issues posed by government use of social media.
National Sheriffs Association 2009 Annual Conference opened on Saturday. Continues through Wednesday.
Metropolitan Fire Chiefs 2009 Annual Conference opened on Sunday. Continues through Thursday.
World Conference on Disaster Management opened on Sunday. Continues through Wednesday.
Tuesday, June 23
2009 Joint CBRN Conference opens. Continues through Thursday.
12 noon Washington D.C. – The Cato Foundation hosts a seminar on Pakistan and the future of US policy.
5:30 pm (eastern) Washington D.C. – House Committee on Homeland Security meets for a full committee markup of the H.R.2868, the “Chemical Facility Antiterrorism Act of 2009.”
Wednesday, June 24
10:00 am (eastern) Washington D.C. – House Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment holds a hearing on the FY2010 Budget for the DHS Office of Intelligence and Analysis.
10:00 am (eastern) Washington D.C. – The Heritage Foundation hosts Sheriff Chuck Jenkins of Frederick County, Maryland discussing the role of local law enforcement in immigration enforcement.
Thursday, June 25
9:30 am (eastern) Washington D.C. – The Senate Armed Services Committee meets for full committee mark-up of the FY2010 National Defense Authorization Act. This meeting is closed.
Friday, June 26