9:00 am - 9:50 am Registration & Breakfast
9:50 am - 10:00 am CHAIRPERSON’S OPENING REMARKSNelson Balido - Chairman Border Commerce and Security Council, FEMA Private Sector Office
10:00 am - 11:00 am NYSIC/DHS Perspective: Challenges of the Northern Border in New York and VermontBradley Audette - Border Patrol Intelligence Agent, DHS/NYSIC
There are many issues plaguing the Northern Border, predominantly in New York and Vermont. There are key drug and human smuggling routes through the Akwesasne Indian Reservation in New York State and a profuse amount of seizures at that part of the border because of the Great Lakes and illicit trafficking from Wellesley Island.
Bradley AudetteBorder Patrol Intelligence Agent
11:00 am - 11:45 am Networking Break
11:45 am - 12:45 pm OVERVIEW: BORDER, IMMIGRATION AND SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGYJonathan McEntee - Acting Director of Science and Technology Directorate/ Advanced Research Projects Agency/Borders and Maritime Security Division, Department of Homeland Security
• Priorities of the Science and Technology Directorate & Border Management
• Technological advancements and enhancements of Border Infrastructure
Jonathan McEnteeActing Director of Science and Technology Directorate/ Advanced Research Projects Agency/Borders and Maritime Security Division
Department of Homeland Security
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Afternoon Networking and Refreshments
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Exploiting counter drone plans and policies to provide technological overmatch against adversaries
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Networking Break
3:15 pm - 4:15 pm Supporting and implementing recruitment programs to aid with vacancies at border ports of entry to combat terrorismRichard Deriso - Senior Law Enforcement Advisor, Counterterrorism Division/eGuardian, FBI
• Challenges and justifications for using unmanned aircraft.
• Enhancing the use of UAV’s.
• The limitations of unmanned aircrafts operationally.
• An update on payloads challenges, systems, and equipment for UAVs
Richard DerisoSenior Law Enforcement Advisor
Counterterrorism Division/eGuardian, FBI