Save the Date! The 11th Annual Homeland Defense & Security Education Summit will be held 11-13 October, on the campus of the University at Albany – State University of New York, in conjunction with UAPI partner, the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity. The 3-day event will feature plenary sessions that bring together thought-leaders in Homeland Defense & Security to engage in conversations essential to the future of our discipline. As in previous years, the 2018 Summit also will have presentation tracks to advance our collaborative approach to identifying new areas of research and maturing education methodologies. Additional information on the Summit, including confirmed speakers and the call for presentation proposals, will be provided here and via UAPI forum notices. For questions, please contact UAPI Director, Steve Recca (

The Tenth Annual Homeland Defense & Security Education Summit was held March 23-24, 2017.  CHDS partnered with the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA’s National Preparedness Directorate. George Mason University’s Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security hosted the event at their Arlington, Virginia campus.

Read more about the 10th Annual Summit.

Best Papers from the Tenth Annual Summit (2017)

Proceedings and presentations from the 9th Annual Summit (2015)