Chemical Sector Security Summit

2017 Chemical Sector Security Summit July 19-21, 2017. Department of Homeland Security Seal. Chemical Sector Coordinating Council Seal.

The Chemical Sector Security Summit is an industry-wide networking and educational event cosponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Chemical Sector Coordinating Council (SCC), which consists of 16 chemical trade associations that connect to approximately 95 percent of the nation’s chemical facility owners and operators. The Summit provides a forum for representatives from the chemical community to exchange information, network with other security professionals, share best practices, learn about chemical security regulations, and gain insight into the roles of state, local, and federal agencies and departments involved in chemical security.

2017 Chemical Sector Security Summit

We are once again pleased to announce the Department and the Chemical SCC are co-sponsoring the 11th annual Chemical Sector Security Summit on July 19-21, 2017. For the first time after 10 years, the Summit will be hosted outside the National Capital Region, in Houston, Texas—a major hub of the Chemical Sector. This year’s Summit will feature vital chemical security information for 2017 and beyond, while bringing together industry owners and operators, key government officials, first responders, and law enforcement to engage in face-to-face discussions and share the latest in security best practices.

Register today to attend the Chemical Sector Security Summit. Several sessions will also be available via webcast for individuals unable to attend in person. If you are not able to attend in person, get the list of sessions that will be webcast and register for the webcast.

There is no registration fee to attend. To receive update and reminder alerts, please send your contact information to

We look forward to seeing you at the 2017 Chemical Sector Security Summit in Houston, Texas.

Why Attend the Summit?

The Summit offers attendees a variety of educational workshops as well as an engaging speaker series. Past speakers have included industry leaders and experts discussing the latest information regarding chemical security, infrastructure protection, and the impact of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS). In addition, the presentations reinforce the partnership between state, local, and federal agencies and departments and chemical facility owners and operators in their joint efforts to enhance security using the partnership model envisioned by the National Infrastructure Protection Plan.

Who Should Attend the Summit?

The Summit is designed for industry professionals throughout the entire chemical sector involved with:

  • Corporate and facility security
  • Environmental, health, and safety issues
  • Transportation and distribution of chemical products

Attendees for this annual landmark industry event include a diverse group of top-level private sector and government leaders, including senior DHS officials, congressional staff, and senior government officials from federal agencies that comprise the Chemical Government Coordinating Council (GCC); international participants; and members of the national media.

Spotlight: Past Summits

View presentations from some of the most recent Chemical Sector Security Summits:

Contact Information

For questions regarding the Summit, please send an email to

Last Published Date: July 6, 2017

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