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National Homeland Security Conference 2024
Tue, 07/02/2024 – 16:26

S&T @ National Homeland Security Conference

July 23-25
Miami Beach

The DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is excited to be participating in the 2024 National Homeland Security Conference.

Visit us in the Miami Beach Convention Center, booth #401, where we’ll exhibit with the Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on July 23-25. You’ll learn about our research, development, and technology solutions for emergency managers, law enforcement, and fire fighters across the nation in a series of presentations and open office ours.

Hear from S&T leadership and subject matter experts in the following speaking sessions:

Wednesday, July 24
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM  

Join Dr. Dimitri Kusnezov, DHS Under Secretary for Science and Technology as he discusses preparedness and resilience with emergency management leaders from states that have been impacted by recent natural disasters.

Preparedness in Times of Rapid Change
Panelists: Under Secretary Kusnezov, Pete Gomez, and Michael N. Chard

Learn More

Blog: The Role of Science and Technology in Preparing for Future Change
Blog: EMPOWERing First Responders to Prepare for Severe Weather Events
Feature Article: FloodAdapt Will Help Protect Flood-prone Communities
Plan Integration for Resilience Scorecard
Technology to Reduce the Impacts of Wildfires
Flood Sensor Technology Video
Preparedness in Times of Rapid Change

Tuesday, July 23
2:45 – 3:45 PM

Election Security
Track: Emerging Technologies
Panelists: Darryl Grady and Emily Frye
Moderator: Susanna Taddei

Tuesday, July 23
2:45 – 3:45 PM

The Future is Now: How Artificial Intelligence Can Support Emergency Management Today
Track: Community Preparedness and Resilience
Panelists: Dan Cotter, Jon Barr, Mark Sloan, and Chris Lombard
Moderator: Elizabeth Dunn

Learn More

Managing Emergency Response with Science and Technology
Risks and Mitigation Strategies for Adversarial Artificial Intelligence Threats: A DHS S&T Study
Technologically Speaking Podcast: The Increasing Pace of Disasters

Tuesday, July 23
2:45 – 3:45 PM

Human Behavioral Responses During an IED Attack
Track: Counterterrorism
Panelists: Ajmal Aziz, Curtis Tilley, and William Parkin
Moderator: Jason Stewart

Wednesday, July 24
1:15 – 2:15 PM

Standard Specification for Field Detection Equipment and Assays Used for Fentanyl and Fentanyl-Related Compounds
Track: Public Health
Panelists: Travis Brown, and Rosanna Anderson
Moderator: Jay Rajyaguru

Learn more about S&T’s work combating fentanyl: Feature Article: Knowledge Is Power in the Fight Against Synthetic Opioids

Wednesday, July 24
1:15 – 2:15 PM

Data-informed Approaches to Targeted Violence Prevention at the Community Level
Track: Combating Domestic Violent Extremism
Panelists: Ajmal Aziz, Daniel Avondoglio, Ryan Garfinkel, and Randy Foley
Moderator: Larry Kraus


Technology Talks and Demonstrations

Stay tuned for more information!

First Responder Resources

First Responder Capability Program
Supporting First Responders Through Science and Technology

Fighting Fires and Saving Lives Through Science and Technology
Managing Emergency Response with Science and Technology
Providing Police Backup Through Science and Technology


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