IEEE Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security, Call for Papers Due 2/7

Venue: Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Event Date/Time: Apr 26, 2005 End Date/Time: Apr 26, 2005
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 07, 2005
Paper Submission Date: Feb 07, 2005
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face="Times New Roman">CALENDAR LISTING

January 20, 2005                                               Contacts:        Kim
Sousa Panton 781.643.8358


Alongi 781.245.5405


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style='font-size:12.0pt'>TO BE HELD APRIL 26

style='font-size:12.0pt'>Advanced Sensors for Passenger, Cargo and Baggage


style='font-size:11.0pt;font-weight:bold'>Boston size=2>, MA (January 20, 2005)
The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) will host their next conference on
Technologies for Homeland Security on April 26stof 2005.  It will be
held at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center in Boston, MA.


style='font-size:11.0pt'>With the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) and
the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe Center) as
principle co-sponsors for this event, along with top technical, governmental,
and industry speakers, conference attendees will gain direct insights into the
requirements, technologies, operations and funding for technologies, which
protect our critical transportation, aviation and border infrastructures.  This
conference will focus on advanced sensors for passenger, cargo and baggage


style='font-size:11.0pt'>The full day conference features invited and
contributed technical papers and business panels on homeland security funding,
market trends and doing business with the government.  For more information or
conference updates, visit, call Bob Alongi at
781.245.5405 or email at


face="Times New Roman">IEEE - size=2> The Boston Section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and its Homeland Security
Technology Steering Committee organizes the IEEE Homeland Security Technology
Conference. The IEEE is the world’s largest non-profit, professional
association of engineers, scientists and technical managers and is the leading
authority in a wide range of technical areas. Through its technical publishing,
conferences and consensus-based standards activities, the IEEE produces 30
percent of the world's published literature in electrical engineering,
computers and control technology, holds annually more than 300 major
conferences and has nearly 900 active standards with 700 under development.


style='font-size:11.0pt;font-weight:bold'>Massachusetts size=2> Port Authority - size=2> Massport is an independent public
authority, which develops, promotes and manages airports, the seaport and
transportation infrastructure to enable Massachusetts and New England to
compete successfully in the global marketplace. Thousands of people and tons of
cargo move through Massport’s facilities daily. An economic engine for
the region, Massport provides employment for close to 20,000 people, stimulates
international trade and keeps New England and its people prosperous.


style='font-size:11.0pt;font-weight:bold'>John size=2> A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center – style='font-size:11.0pt'>The Volpe Center is a federal, fee-for-service
research, development, engineering, logistics and analysis organization within
the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), which provides solutions to
transportation challenges of the 21st century.  The Center’s
physical security initiatives focus on people, cargo, and infrastructure. The
Center’s work in information security addresses threats to vital computer
and communications systems.

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