Members of DHS S&T Directorate, CBP, ICE, DOJ as well as State and Local Agencies to Participate in IDGA’s Border Management Expo

Dépèche transmise le 5 octobre 2011 par Business Wire

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Speakers and presenters from a wide array of agencies responsible for border security will be presenting and networking at IDGA’s Border Management Conference and Technology Expo to be held November 7-9, 2011 at the Town & Country Resort in San Diego, CA.

“The speakers and attendees of this event reflect many of the agencies and personnel responsible for US border security”

The objective of the Border Management Expo is to bring together the multiple federal, state and local agencies involved in border security in order to increase collaboration and their information sharing capabilities. The event combines three world-class conferences on border management, maritime security and UAV platforms, with an exhibition of the most current technologies available to support border management initiatives. The exhibition features a special emphasis on COTS products which are playing an increasing role in securing our borders.

Top conference speakers and agencies include:

  • The Honorable Grayling Williams, Director, Office of Counter Narcotics Enforcement, DHS
  • Rear Admiral Christopher C. Colvin, Deputy Commander, Pacific Area, United States Coast Guard
  • Kumar Kibble, Deputy Director, US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement
  • Maj Gen Michael Kostelnik, USAF (Ret.), Assistant Commissioner, Air and Marine, US CBP
  • Colonel Dean Bushey, Deputy Director, UAS Joint Center for Excellence, Joint Forces Command
  • Captain Patty Hill, Deputy Commander, Sector San Diego

“The speakers and attendees of this event reflect many of the agencies and personnel responsible for US border security,” said Michael Gallo, IDGA’s Group Director. “For example, the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) is a great resource within DHS that other agencies should be aware of. They’re presenting and speaking at the event, and we’re honored to have them. Bringing important entities together to facilitate a common operating picture and collaboration between these groups is central to our mission.”

The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) Border Management Conference and Technology Expo will take place November 7-9, 2011 at the Town & Country Resort in San Diego, CA. Download the brochure for full speaker and session information.

For more information on attending, speaking or exhibiting at IDGA’s Border Management Conference and Technology Expo, visit BorderTechExpo.com or contact Shital Patel at Shital.Patel@iqpc.com.

About HSIN

The Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN) program is a user-driven, Web-based, unclassified, information-sharing platform that connects all homeland security mission partners. HSIN brings together homeland security partners across the spectrum from law enforcement, critical infrastructure, emergency management, and fire and emergency services to public health, intelligence, and defense at the federal, state, territorial, tribal, and private sector levels. HSIN is provided at no cost to its users. To learn more about HSIN, please visit: www.DHS.gov/HSIN.

About IDGA

The Institute for Defense & Government Advancement (IDGA) is a non-partisan information-based organization dedicated to the promotion of innovative ideas in public service and defense. IDGA brings together communities comprised of military, government, vendors and academia for education, networking and advancing the communities in which it serves. For more information, please visit http://www.idga.org.

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