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Homeland Security S&T Stakeholders Conference West

"Putting First Responders First"

14 - 16 January 2008

Los Angeles, CA


Monday, January 14, 2008

Plenary Session Day 1
Secure Against Fires & Embers (SAFE)


Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Plenary Session Day 2
The DHS Science & Technology Directorate Jay M. Cohen, Under Secretary, Science and Technology, DHS

S&T Directorate Division Heads Panel

T&E and Standards

S&T Portfolio Directors Panel

Basic Research to Enable a Safer Nation

Los Angeles Regional Common Operational Picture Program (LARCOPP)


Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Plenary Session Day 3
International Perspectives on S&T Research for Homeland Security

United Kingdom:

Interagency Partnerships in S&T Research for Homeland Security


Monday, January 14, 2008

Pre-Conference Training Workshop
Training Session 3: Better Security via Randomization: A Game Theoretic Approach and its Operationalization at the Los Angeles International Airport

Training Session 4: Risk Communications and Public Warnings:Briefout from the July workshop

Training Session 5: Scholars in Homeland Security

Training Session 7: ALLHAZ Providing a Common Operating Picture for Emergency Management

Training Session 8: Small and Disadvantaged Business Opportunities

Training Session 9: Things to Remember When Doing Business in (H)omeland (S)ecurity

Training Session 10: Interoperability Training: An Introduction to Specific Tools for Communications Interoperability Improvement

Training Session 15: Current Science & Technology Business Opportunities

Training Session 16: What the Homeland Security Institute Is and Does

Training Session 17: Federated Simulation Based Training, Exercise, and Lessons Learned

Training Session 18: Crisis Communication 3 State Model Systems & Gaps

Training Session 19: Explosive Detection Technology: What Do First Responders Really Want?
Part 1

Detection Technologies Primer, David Hernandez, Transportation Security Laboratory, S&T Directorate, US Department of Homeland Security

Training Session 21: Workforce Development at the Frontier of DHS: Relevant Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Moderator: Tom Kowalczyk, Office of University programs, DHS S&T

Universal Detection Technology "Using the TS-10-5 Biothreat Detection Kit"

Components of Lateral Flow

Training Session 22: 10 Reasons Why You Should Partner with DHS S&T

Training Session 28: SBIR Tutorial

Training Session 29: Next Generation Tech Transfer: Incubation, Rapid Prototyping, Tech Scouting

Training Session 30: The Future of Wireless and First Responders

Training Session 32: National Trends in Homeland Security Education

Training Session 37: Preparing First Responders for Food Systems Disasters

Training Session 39: Technology Adoption & Innovation 1

Training Session 41: TechSolutions: Solutions for First Responders

Training Session 42: The SAFETY Act

Training Session 44: GIS Response to the 2007 San Diego Wildfires

Training Session 45: Science As Diplomacy

Training Session 48: How Real-Time Video Distribution Changes Homeland Security Mission Profiles


Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Science & Technology Breakout Sessions
Breakout 1: TechSolutions: Solutions for First Responders

Training Session 2: Who You Gonna Call?

Homeland Security Institute Overview

Breakout 3: Advanced Technologies for First Responders and Incident Management Teams

Breakout 5: Use of Modeling & Simulation for California's Golden Guardian Exercise 07

Breakout 6: Innovation at the Edge - Accelerating University and National Lab Research to First/Early Responders

Breakout 7: Managing the Cultural Change When a Common Operational Picture Platform is Implemented

Breakout 8:

Breakout 9: Critical Infrastructure Inspection Management System Working in Maryland

Breakout 12: Northwest Regional Technology Center for Homeland Security: A Model for Connecting State and Local Needs and DHS S&T's Research


Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Science & Technology Breakout Sessions
Breakout 15: Chemical and Biological Division A

Breakout 16: Borders and Maritime Security Division

Breakout 17: Explosives Division A Explosives Division: Counter-IED Program and the First Responder

Breakout 18: IPT Process: Methods and Results

Breakout 20: S&T Pilot Programs in California: A User Perspective

Breakout 21: International B: Sweden RAKEL Sweden's new shared digital radio communication system for emergency management

Breakout 23: Mission and Goals of the Human Factors Division: Social-Behavioral Threat Analysis

Breakout 24: Explosives Division B Response/Render Safeó Developing Future Requirements for the First Responder

Breakout 27: S&T Laboratories A: Environmental Measurements Laboratory Support to State & Local First Responders

Breakout 28: International C: United Kingdom National Police Improvement Agency

Breakout 29: Command, Control & Interoperability Division RDT&E for Emergency Responders

Breakout 30: Mission and Goals of the Human Factors Division: Human-Systems Research and Engineering

Breakout 33: Technology Clearing House

Breakout 34: The Transportation Security Laboratory