December 04 - 06, 2019 | San Antonio, TX

Main Day Two

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration & Coffee


Nelson Balido

Chairman Border Commerce and Security Council Former DHS Homeland Security Advisory Council and Executive Director FEMA Private Sector Office

9:00 am - 9:45 am Procurement: Future Initiatives of the Department of Homeland Security

Rose Marie Davis - Director, Innovation, Program, Acquisitions, CBP/DHS
This session will unclose the 2020 vision for the Department of Homeland Security. Attendees will understand where important investments are being made and how future policy will evolve border management.
·          The 2020 outlook for the U.S. Mexico Border
·          How policy changes will provide solutions to current border challenges
·          Understanding future border investments 

Rose Marie Davis

Director, Innovation, Program, Acquisitions

9:45 am - 10:30 am How to Cope: Immigration of Families across the border

Robert Gross - DHS Attache, Department of Homeland Security
  The border is currently filled with multiple families including children seeking to come to the U.S. Due the increase of migrants, facilities constantly become over crowded. This session will give insights on how to ensure maintenance of facilities and navigate current and future border policies to secure the border. 

Robert Gross

DHS Attache
Department of Homeland Security

10:30 am - 11:30 am Networking Break

11:30 am - 12:15 pm Promoting innovation and integrity

Training personnel on how to react in force situations and maintaining DHS ethic standards is important. This session will evaluate new initiatives taking place to reconstruct and advance CBP’s organizational structure.
·          Reconstructing the borders organizational structure
·          Ensuring ethical conduct and integrity along the border
·          Advancing training initiatives in assisting use of force situations 

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Counterterrorism and Transnational Crime

Joining forces across law enforcement allows one to maximize its resources and enhance operational integration. Leaders of the Department of Homeland Security will share how the interaction of global partners will assist with reducing crime and potential threats. 
·          Joining forces with local, state, and federal law enforcement to increase resources
·          Using integrated operation to detect weapons and disrupt illegal crossing
·          Expanding mobility to quicken response to threats 

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Advancing U.S. Border Trading

The DHS makes it a point to strengthen trade amongst the U.S. Implementing strategies and trade intelligence will protect against unlawful items from entering. This session will break down the use of trade intelligence in real time and how it’ll shape enforcement efforts.
·          Collaborating with advanced technology and enforcement to intercept high-risk shipment
·          Responding to border risk in real-time using trade intelligence
·          Integration of law enforcement to help protect the border for illegal trade