Register now for Defense Strategies Institute’s 8th Border Security & Intelligence Summit

On May 12, Defense Strategies Institute announced the eighth Border Security & Intelligence Summit, taking place July 29-30, 2020 in Alexandria, VA. This year’s summit will focus on the policies and technologies necessary to ensure the continued safety of the U.S. Homeland through the protection and security of our nation’s borders, highlighting this year’s theme “Enhancing Homeland Security Through Intelligence Sharing and Targeted Enforcement.”

Currently, the government is seeing rising levels of drug seizures and growing threats including terrorist and TCO operations, illegal trade, and public health risks. To help combat these issues the government has passed increased funds for FY 2020 to every category of Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Funding. The 2020 Border Security & Intelligence summit will highlight ways the DHS, accompanying agencies, and international partners, are working together to protect the United States against transnational criminal organizations, illicit trade and transport, and violent extremism

The 2020 Border Security & Intelligence Summit will feature senior-level speakers including:

  • Chief Rodney Scott, Acting Deputy Chief, United States Border Patrol
  • Daniel Brick, Director of Intelligence, Air and Marine Operations Center, CBP
  • Shonnie Lyon, Director, Office of Biometric Identity Management, DHS
  • Casie Antalis, Chief of Staff, National Vetting Center, US Customs and Border Protection
  • Nancy NyKamp, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Intelligence and Analysis, TSA

Topics to be covered at the Symposium Include:

  • Leveraging Intelligence Collection and Analysis to Mitigate Threats to the Homeland
  • Disrupting and Degrading TCOs Through Targeted Enforcement
  • Leveraging the U.S.-Mexico Relationship to Enhance Border Security
  • Enhancing Homeland Security through the Application of Biometric Identity Management
  • Transforming Cross-Border Travel with Security-Enhancing Technology
  • Supporting National Security by Preventing Migration-Related Illness at the Border
  • Facilitating Legitimate Global Trade and Travel while Maintaining Secure U.S. Borders

Register for the summit today

Source: DSI