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Science and Technology Directorate at Homeland Security Week

Join the Science and Technology Directorate at the Homeland Security Week conference, January 23-24 in Arlington, VA. Hosted by the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement, the annual Homeland Security Week brings together the top minds in homeland defense and security to discuss the evolving landscape in border security, cybersecurity, and biometrics.

Under Secretary Dimitri Kusnezov will deliver the keynote address, highlighting the importance of science and technology advances in preparing the Department for an unpredictable future, on Tuesday, January 23. On Wednesday, January 24, Arun Vermury, Senior Advisor for Biometrics and Identity Technologies, will join a panel on the future of biometrics and identity technology across DHS.

Stop by S&T exhibit booth #18 both days to hear from subject matter experts on the importance of our work and the open opportunities to partner with S&T.

Speaking Sessions

Tuesday, January 23
8:30 AM
Under Secretary Kusnezov Keynote Address
Preparedness in Times of Rapid Change
Wednesday, January 24
9:30 AM
Panel: The Future of Biometrics and Identity Technology Across DHS


  • Arun Vemury, Senior Advisor for Biometrics and Identity Technologies
  • Brian Broderick, Deputy Chief, Identity and Information Management Division, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
  • Lisa MacDonald, Division Director, Identity Capabilities Management Division, Office of Biometric Identity Management
  • Lisa Sullivan, Senior Vice President, Travel & Transport, Idemia

Nelson Balido, Chairman, Border Commerce and Security Council

View the full agenda

Last Updated: 01/25/2024
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