IDGA’S Largest Homeland Security Event Announced

IDGA Editor


Media contact:
James Linney

Delivering Strategic Technologies to America’s First Responders

New York, NY, June 19, 2013 – 2013 marks the ten year anniversary of the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Due to changing developments, there is a rising demand for equipment, training and intelligence solutions specific to various areas of operation.

As a result, IDGA has just announced Homeland Security 2013. This 4 day conference and expo will bring together personnel from CBP, TSA, USCG, FEMA and more to discuss the most pressing issues facing the homeland defense community. Homeland Security 2013 will feature in-depth sessions covering Land & Maritime Border Security, Cybersecurity & Critical Infrastructure Protection and Disaster Preparedness & Response. Attendees will have the opportunity to examine future trends, identify immediate and long-term needs, and uncover up-and-coming technologies for use in critical areas of the homeland security mission.

The conference and exhibition will take place on October 15-18, 2013 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC. 30+ high profile speakers will take the stage including Daniel Gerstein Ph.D, Deputy Undersecretary for Science & Technology, Department of Homeland Security, Michael Fisher, Chief, U.S Border Patrol, A.T. Smith, Deputy Director, U.S. Secret Service and Randolph Alles, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Air and Marine, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Access to the Presentation Theater and Exhibit Hall is complimentary and attendees will have the option to attend over 12 seminars free-of-charge, as well the opportunity to experience dozens of product showcases on the expo floor. Free expo passes are now available at

Why Attend Homeland Security 2013?

  • 100+ Booths within the Exhibition Hall showcasing the latest technologies and product demonstrations
  • 40+ National Experts, End-Users (DHS, DoJ, DoD) and Industry Leaders Discussing the Future of Homeland Security
  • 30+ Speakers Presenting within a Two Day Conference Agenda
  • 12 Specialized Workshops Split Between Two Focus Days (Pre and Post Conference)
  • 6 Keynote Speeches and 4 Mission Specific Briefings Hosted in the Exhibition Hall
  • 3 Tailored Issue Specific Tracks
  • 2 "Hot Topic" Community Member Panel Meetings
  • 1 Opportunity to Meet 800+ Attendees throughout the Four Day Event

Attend the Homeland Security 2013 and Learn About:

Improving the quality of strategies and tactics for countering terrorism

Integration of the newest cutting edge developments in land and maritime border security operations

The evolving role of cybersecurity in critical infrastructure protection

Preparing for disaster response and recovery through efficient emergency planning and management

New equipment and technologies available to federal, state, and local law enforcement

Best practices for interagency cooperation and information sharing: DHS, DoJ, DoD, and DoS

To access the full agenda or to register for the conference or free presentation theater, visit

Contact Information

Sponsor & Exhibition Opportunities

Marc Zamarin

Phone: 212-885-2694


Speaker Opportunities

Anthony LaRocca

Phone: 212-885-2765


Marketing & Media Inquires

James Linney

Phone: 212-885-2740


About IDGA -

The Institute for Defense & Government Advancement (IDGA): a division of IQPC is a non-partisan information-based organization dedicated to the promotion of innovative ideas in public service and defense through live conferences and events. We bring together speaker panels and events comprised of military and government professionals while attracting delegates with decision-making power from military, government and defense industries.

In addition to our live events, IDGA also offers an online community dedicated to providing defense industry professionals with breaking news, business opportunities, introductions, podcasts, webinars and presentations from key industry leaders. Members of our on-line community are able to extend their live event experience and interact with the defense industry by leveraging the opportunity to network, share ideas, best practices and business solutions. Please note IDGA is not affiliated with the U.S. Government or any branch of the Armed Forces.