The NPS Center for Homeland Defense and Security is pleased to announce the scheduling of the 12th Annual Homeland Defense & Security Education Summit. The 2019 event will be held at the Monterey Conference Center (https://www.montereyconferencecenter.com/) in Monterey, California on October 31st to November 1st.
The theme for the 12th Annual Summit: Public Interest Security: Leveraging Education to Connect Policy and Operations with American Perspectives of Homeland Security.
Registration will open on July 1st. Information on lodging, logistics and the agenda, including the Call for Presentations, will be available later this spring.
CHDS, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA’s National Preparedness Directorate, delivered the 2018 Homeland Defense & Security Education Summit, hosted by the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security & Cybersecurity, University at Albany, October 11-13.
The 11th Annual Summit featured plenary presentations by FEMA Assistant Administrator Kathleen Fox and Commissioner of the New York Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services, Roger Parrino. Key panels addressed wicked problems in homeland security and emergency management, including the potential for higher education to engage in preparing for “maximum of maximums” catastrophic events.