Who Should Attend

Please join us March 30-April 1, 2011, at the Washington, D.C. Renaissance Hotel for the DHS Science Conference - Fifth Annual DHS University Summit sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, Office of University Programs. The Summit is an excellent opportunity to learn about cutting-edge homeland security science and technology research related to transportation systems. Those who should attend include:

  • Researchers and innovators in academia, industry, and government
  • Chief scientists, program analysts, portfolio managers and other subject matter experts
  • Federal, state and municipal employees
  • First responders
  • DHS operators

The Summit also serves as an opportunity to learn about homeland security research and education programs. Those who should attend include:

  • Students interested in learning about homeland security science and technology research and education opportunities
  • Academic institutions interested in adding homeland security curriculum
  • Anyone interested in the following areas of research and education:
    • Explosives Detection, Mitigation and Response
    • Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences
    • Risk and Decision Sciences
    • Human Factors
    • Chemical Threats and Countermeasures
    • Biological Threats and Countermeasures
    • Food and Agriculture Security
    • Transportation Security
    • Border Security
    • Immigration Studies
    • Maritime and Port Security
    • Infrastructure Protection
    • Natural Disasters and Related Geophysical Studies
    • Emergency Preparedness and Response
    • Communications and Interoperability
    • Advanced Data Analysis and Visualization