U.S. Department of Homeland Security Industry Forum (DHS IF)

Venue: Wardman Park Marriott Hotel

Location: Washington,, District Of Columbia, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 08, 2004 End Date/Time: Mar 09, 2004
Registration Date: Feb 09, 2004
Early Registration Date: Feb 08, 2004
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This two-day forum will provide industry the opportunity to hear, first-hand, what technology needs and requirements the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will have in the coming years.

DHS staff will provide detailed briefings on DHS requirements for technology research and development and testing and evaluation. Briefings will also cover where and when to apply for DHS funding. The briefings are intended to help industry focus its R&D efforts around DHS needs.

Topic/technology briefing areas will include:

- The SAFETY Act
- Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency (HSARPA)
- Information Systems in Homeland Security
- Cyber Security
- Borders and Transportation Security
- Emergency Preparedness and Response
- Critical Infrastructure Protection
- Radiological and Nuclear (R/N) Countermeasures
- University Programs
- Chemical and Biological (C/B) Countermeasures
- Threat Vulnerability and Assessment
- The MANPADS Program
- How do to Business with State and Local Responders.


2660 Woodley Road, NW
United States

Additional Information

November 15, 2003 - February 8, 2004: Industry: $525 Small business (fewer than 50 employees): $425 State, local, Federal Government: $325 After February 8, 2004, registration fees increase by $100. Registration ------------ Register online at http://www.regonline.com/eventinfo.asp?EventId=10845 Space is limited to the first 2,000 to register. Accommodations -------------- For lodging, a special group rate is available at the Wardman Park Marriott through February 13, 2004. Reservation details are available on the registration web site. Contact ------- For more information, please contact Lisa Hecker at lhecker@ctc.org or 505-670-6153.