Digital Day 3 - July 30

December 9, 2020

9:00 - 10:50 EST Morning Registration & Networking

11:00 - 12:30 EST DHS Acquisitions: Looking Forward

With a new administration comes new priorities and new opportunities. This session will dive into the ways that the DHS will align its homeland security goals and budget for acquisitions and procurement of cost-effective and efficient tools, technology and equipment. 

12:00 - 12:30 EST Tools and Technology for Handling UAS Threats

Every agency protecting critical national infrastructure should have counter UAS solutions within its toolkit. This session will provide agencies with potential solutions in the realm of kinectiv and non-kinetic counter UAS systems, integrated sensors and radar systems to help minimize and manage UAS threats. 

12:30 - 13:00 EST Counter UAS Homeland Security Trends and Challenges: A Roadmap for the Future

The availability of cheap, mobile and weaponizable unmanned aerial systems (UAS), colloquially known as drones, brings a new dimension to homeland security at secure installations and infrastructure. This session will bring leaders from across the DHS to discuss the ways that they are integrating counter UAS tools to mitigate the use of drones for breaches of America’s security and essential infrastructure.

13:00 - 14:30 EST Networking Break and Lunch

14:00 - 14:30 EST Breakout Q+A Room: Emerging Threats

The events of 1/6 at the Capitol and recent demonstrations across the country has brought new emerging threats to light among the media, policymakers and homeland security professionals. This Q+A room will serve as an opportunity for attendees to discuss the latest priorities for responding to these emerging threats to the homeland. 

15:00 - 15:30 EST Data and Analytics Solutions for Homeland Security

Government agencies and law enforcement across the country require the latest solutions for understanding and integrating all the data that they collect. This session will see solutions providers dig into the ways that artificial intelligence, automation, cloud solutions, data analytics and visualization and database management tools can benefit homeland security professionals.

15:30 - 16:00 EST Pandemic Response Strategies: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

The pandemic was a challenge that needed a massive organizational response across the homeland security community. This session will look at how leaders from across DHS and other government agencies prepared and responded to the pandemic, including their strategies on contingency operations, workplace safety and management and the deployment of tools and technologies.

16:00 - 17:20 EST Continued Networking Opportunities