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National Security, Intelligence, Cybersecurity Experts To Speak At Homeland Security Week Conference


By Glynn Cosker
Managing Editor

The 12th annual Homeland Security Week, organized by the International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC), takes place in Washington, D.C. from Oct. 24 to Oct. 27.

Homeland Security Week features some of the nation’s top subject-matter experts in national security, counterterrorism, intelligence, biometrics, border security, cybersecurity and many more fields. In Homeland Security will provide up-to-the-minute coverage of the event via our contributors and editors.

“Our goal has always been to highlight and promote a safe and resilient homeland whilst driving innovation and technology forward,” states Marie DiTrapani, IQPC’s producer for Homeland Security Week. “We align Homeland Security Week to meet the needs of policy makers, heads of procurement, directors of operations and industry executives.”

New Speakers Announced

This year’s slate of speakers is as impressive as in previous years. DHS, the United States Secret Service, the FBI, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), FEMA and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are just a few of the government entities providing speakers for this year’s conference. The United States military is also well represented at Homeland Security Week.

Recently announced speakers for the conference include:

  • The Honorable Dan Coats, Director of National Intelligence, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
  • The Honorable David J. Glawe, Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis at the Department of Homeland Security
  • The Honorable Jeanette Manfra, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications at the National Protection and Programs Directorate
Numerous Exhibitors at Homeland Security Week

When attendees of Homeland Security Week aren’t attending one of the many workshops and seminars, they can interact with the many exhibitors at this year’s event. Exhibitors include SAPDatawatch SystemsShinobi Cyber and Green Bit – and many more.

Homeland Security Week conference
Exhibitors and attendees mingle at the 2015 Homeland Security Week event.

“This is a unique opportunity to learn about the agencies’ strategies, requirements and future acquisitions and what opportunities may present themselves in the future,” DiTrapani says.

Information on the Homeland Security Week conference is available at the event’s website which includes a full list of speakers, sponsors exhibitors, the conference agenda and a snapshot of the current list of attendees.

Stay tuned to In Homeland Security for more information on Homeland Security Week, and look out for news and analysis during this event next month.

Find out more about IQPC by visiting their website.



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