Critical Infrastructure Protection Track

May 16, 2012
Registration
Registration Opens

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Keynote Theater
Speaker(s):  
Michael Leiter, Former Director, National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC)
Session Sponsor: Christie

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote Theater
  • This panel discussion will take a close look at some of the obstacles and challenges facing journalists when covering global counterterrorism issues including personal safety, scarce sources, controversial topics, and reporting from abroad.
  • With a combined reporting experience of over 85 years, the esteemed journalists participating in the panel will sharing their experiences.
Moderator:  David Silverberg, Editor, Homeland Security Today
Speaker(s):  
Catherine Herridge, National Correspondent, FOX News
Eileen Sullivan, Counterterrorism Reporter, Associated Press
Eric Schmitt, Senior Writer and Washington Correspondent, New York Times
Thom Shanker, Pentagon and National Security Correspondent, New York Times
Session Sponsor: Christie

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Theater 3
  • Integral balance between dependent infrastructure services, resources, and capabilities.
  • Vulnerability assessments and threat information to determining the risk of assets. (i.e. the expected consequences of specific types of attacks on specific assets)
  • Use risk assessments to prioritize subsequent additional protection activities.
  • Understand models/methodologies developed to determine the cost-effective allocation of resources to reduce risks.
Moderator:  Michael Barrett, Fomer Director of Strategy, White House Homeland Security Council; Intelligence Officer for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and Senior Analyst for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Principal , Diligent Innovations
Speaker(s):  
Kenneth Buell, Office of Infrastructure Protection's Policy Development & Coordination Unit, DHS Infrastructure Protection Directorate
Dr. Brian Hay, M.A., B.A. (Hon.), Chair of the Board of Directors, The Mackenzie Institute
Jon Lemon, Former Budget Director; Federal Solutions Specialist, DHS; SAS

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch / Expo Hall Visit

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM
Theater 3
  • Understanding biological threats and Bio-Threat Security
  • Chemical Defense Programs: Case Study
  • Radiological Agents
Speaker(s):  
Dr. Robin B. McFee, Vice Chair - Global Terrorism Council ASIS International; Partner, Threat Science
Joselito Ignacio , Captain, U.S. Public Health Service, Acting Program Director,, Chemical Defense Health Threats Resilience Division, Office of Health Affairs, Department of Homeland Security
Deena Disraelly, PhD, Research Staff Member, Strategy, Forces, and Resources Division, Institute for Defense Analyses

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Theater 3
Speaker(s):  David W. Cullin, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, FLIR Government Systems

May 17, 2012
Registration Opens

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM
Keynote Theater
  • Thad Allen will share his experience directing the response to Hurricane Katrina and the BP oil spill along with his distinguished career as 23rd Commandant in the US Coast Guard to address incident response from a unique perspective: “Where Counterterrorism and Disaster Response Meet.”
  • Are there differences in response to man-made vs. natural disasters? Allen will highlight the “unity of effort” in a global community—leadership, legal, policy and resource challenges.
Speaker(s):  
Thad Allen, Former US Coast Guard Commandant; Senior Vice President, Booz Allen
Session Sponsor: Christie

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote Theater
Speaker(s):  

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Lunch / Expo Hall Visit

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Theater 2

Identifying Vulnerabilities and Reducing Risk with Integrated Management Systems: Performance Measures, Accountability, and Deterrence

• Integrated Security Management requires the capacity to detect, prevent, and limit consequences of deliberate or negligent acts across the supply and distribution chains.

• Focused on acts that would use hazardous materials, wastes, supply chain, or infrastructure as a weapon or means of delivering an attack.

• An All Hazards Approach to Risk Assessment

Moderator:  Michael J. Penders, Chairman, Environmental Security International
Speaker(s):  
Session Sponsor: TRB Cyber Security Committee
Irv Varkonyi, President, Supply Chain Operations Preparedness Education
US Navy Captain Charles Piersall (Ret.), Chairman ISO TC 8, Coordinator, ISO Supply Chain Security Standards
Ron Williams, Former Agent in Charge; CEO; Terrorism Analyst, Secret Service; Talon Executive Services; FOX News

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Theater 1
Speaker(s):  
Akmal Ali, Former Deputy Director; Principal, DHS Office of SAFETY Act Implementation; Catalyst Partners
Dr. David McWhorter, Former Deputy Project Leader; Principal, IDA DHS SAFETY Act; Catalyst Partners
Bruce Davidson , Director, SAFETY Act Office, Science & Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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