Homeland Security Symposium & Exhibition

"America's Homeland Leaders Talk Risk"

28 - 29 September 2010

Arlington, VA


Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Keynote Address:

  • Ms. Caryn Wagner, Under Secretary for Intelligence & Analysis (I&A), U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Panel: International Terrorism - The Threat from Abroad

  • Mr. Robert Cruz, Vice President, Terrorism & Global Response, Hiscox International Insurance

Panel: Domestic Terrorism - The Threat at Home

  • Mr. Brian H. Dodd, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Special Operations Division, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Mr. Akmal Ali, J.D., Office of SAFETY Act Implementation, Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Panel: The Wrath and Consequences of "Mother Nature"

  • Ms. Laura K. Furgione, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Weather Services, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA); Deputy Director, National Weather Service (NWS)
  • Lieutenant Rex Strickland, Operations Chief, Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue
  • Mr. Charley Shimanski, Senior Vice President of Disaster Services, American Red Cross
  • Mr. Christopher Royse, Senior Program Director for Global Threat Reduction and Security Initiatives, Parsons Infrastructure & Technology

Panel: Border Security


Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Government Keynote Address:

  • Mr. Andy Purdy, Chief Cybersecurity Strategist, Computer Sciences Corporation; former Acting Director, National Cyber Security Division/US-CERT, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Panel: Cyber Threats and Enhancing Security of the IT Infrastructure

  • Mr. Paul Beckman, CISSP, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Information Technology Security Office Risk Management Division, HQ, Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Mr. Scott Charbo, Vice President, Accenture; former Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Mr. David Wiley, Chief Technology Officer, L-3 Corporation, STRATIS

Panel: Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience

  • Ms. Yazmin Seda-Sanabria, Senior Program Manager, Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience (CIPR) Program Office of Homeland Security, HQ, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers